Wide 74 degree picture coverage is suitable for sports, snapshots, candids, landscapes, and travel photography. Exceptionally light-weight only 220 grams. Excellent choice for macrophotography - up to nearly 9X magnification is possible by mounting the lens in reverse on a bellows unit. Uses standard 52mm filters. F/stop range 3.5 -22. Uses opional hood HN-2 screw-in type. Can be used with either the TC-201 or TC-14A teleconverter.