Featuring a minimum working distance of only 2.4cm with 1:1 magnification, this 30mm f/3.5 macro lens for your α NEX camera lets you focus in on all the tiny details with superb photo and video quality.
Boasting high contrast and minimal chromatic aberration from infinity on down to 1:1 magnification at all aperture settings, the SEL30M35 α NEX macro lens (30mm focal length, f/3.5 maximum aperture) ensures excellent image quality throughout the entire image area. Featuring ED glass in the G4 element, chromatic aberration and color bleeding are minimized, while multi-coating throughout makes for an exceptionally clear rendering. Direct Manual Focus mode allows you to manually override Auto Focus mode for complete creative control. And thanks to an internal stepping motor and rear-focusing design, this macro lens performs equally as well when shooting video, ensuring smooth, quiet operation and precise focus control essential for high-quality movie capture.
1:1 Magnification Ratio
The SEL30M35 has a 1:1 magnification ratio so that subjects can be captured at full size on the camera's image sensor. This makes it easy to shoot quality macro close-ups of flowers, insects, and small objects.
Aspherical/ED glass elements
The SEL30M35 offers excellent image quality throughout the entire image area, with high contrast and minimal chromatic aberration from infinity to 1:1 magnification at all aperture settings. ED glass is used for the G4 element, minimizing chromatic aberration and color bleeding as well as multi-coating throughout for exceptionally clean, clear rendering
Smooth Manual Focusing
An easy-grip focus ring on the lens barrel gives you a solid "hands-on" feel in manual focusing. Additionally, Direct Manual Focus (DMF) allows you to focus manually after AF lock-on without the need for any switching. This can be extremely useful in situations where AF can't lock onto the subject accurately, or when AF locks onto a point that does not match your intention. Electronic manual focus technology was originally developed for professional Sony camcorders to ensure smooth, precise focus control.
Made for movies
The SEL30M35 performs equally as well when shooting video. Thanks to an internal stepping motor and rear-focusing design It has optimized video performance for smooth, quiet operation essential for high-quality movie capture. Additionally, the filter mount does not rotate during focusing for hassle-free polarized filter use.