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Bronica PE 50mm f/2.8 Medium Format

5 star rating
                      5 / 5 (2 Reviews)
MSRP : $1811.00

  • Camera FormatMedium Format
    Lens TypeFixed Focal Length Lens
    Focal Length50mm
    Lens Max Aperturef/2.8
    Min Aperturef/22
    Macro LensWithout Macro Lens
    Closest Focusing Distance18 in
    Picture Angle67.9 degrees
    Attachment / Filter Size62 mm
    Groups / Elements9 Elements in 7 Groups
    Diameter3.2 in
    Length2 in
    Weight17.5 oz
    Product ID20724444

Product Description

This is the standard wide angle lens for this format. Special features include a maximum 2.8 aperture, making this among one of the fastest lenses available for the ETR-Si system. This lens is compact and similar in size and weight to the standard PE75mm. Applications include portraiture, landscape, architectural, fine art and fashion.

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User Reviews

Overall Rating:5
Value Rating:5
Submitted by drleung a Casual from Bethesda,Maryland

Date Reviewed: May 24, 2002

Strengths:    Top-notch, world-class performance
Second-to-none optical and mechanical precision
Highly capable and dependable professional tool
The Bronica PE 50/2.8 is an overachiever

Weaknesses:    I wish it was less costly
I heard repair would be costly too

Bottom Line:   
This superb lens exhibits remarkably high-fidelity imaging capabilities - pinpoint resolution, eye-popping contrast and almost non-existent distortions. It is an ultra-sharp lens not just at infinity but also at close focussing distances. It apparently exceeds the optical standards of comparable Mamiya optics and matches those of Zeiss offerings.

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Duration Product Used:   6-10 years

Price Paid:    $320.00

Purchased At:   EBay

Similar Products Used:   Mamiya 55/2.8 (simply can't catch up with the Bronnie)

Type of photography:   Outdoor

Overall Rating:5
Value Rating:5
Submitted by Louis Webb a Beginner from Wiltshire,England

Date Reviewed: July 31, 2000

Strengths:    sharp,compact,flexible

Weaknesses:    None

Bottom Line:   
An expensive but top class product

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Duration Product Used:   0-1 years

Similar Products Used:   mamiya 45mm

Type of photography:   Outdoor

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