One of the most versatile focal lengths available, the EF 50mm f/1.8 STM lens from canon pairs this classic lens design with enhancements to the AF system and physical design that make it both faster and smaller. Utilizing an STM stepping motor, this lens is ideal for both still and video shooting because of its speedy and smooth operation. Further benefitting video shooters, the STM motor also supports the Movie Servo AF mode on select DSLRs for precise and near-silent focusing. An updated exterior design includes a metal lens mount and a re-located focusing ring with the intention to accommodate the compact overall form factor. The 50mm f/1.8 is a classic, tested lens design, and thanks to enhanced autofocus and a svelte profile, this lens is ideal for everyday shooting in all kinds of conditions. The optical design of this lens incorporates optimized coatings that help to reduce flare and ghosting for increased contrast and color neutrality. The f/1.8 maximum aperture is effective for low-light shooting as well as for controlling your focus plane for selective focus shooting. Seven rounded diaphragm blades further make stronger the look of out of focus regions in an image, making it well-suited to portraiture and creative environmental shooting. Standard prime 50mm lens is designed for use on full-frame EOS DSLR, on the other hand may also be used with APS-C-sized sensors where it is going to provide an 80mm equivalent focal length. Fast f/1.8 maximum aperture benefits working in low-light conditions and also enables precise keep an eye on over the focal point plane when working with selective focus techniques. Seven rounded diaphragm blades further contribute to a pleasing out of focus quality with shallow depth of field imagery. A gear-type STM stepping motor is incorporated into the lens’ design to provide quick, smooth, and near silent autofocus performance. Additionally, this focusing mechanism also pairs well with EOS cameras featuring the Move Servo AF mode to enable
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Minimum focusing distance of 1.15 ft. (0.35m) and a maximum magnification of 0.21x
Stepping motor (STM) delivers near silent, continous Move Servo AF for movies and smooth AF for stills
Kit Includes – canon EF 50mm f/1.8 STM lens – 49mm Multi-Coated 3 Piece Filter Kit (UV-CPL-FLD) – lens Cap Holder – camera & lens 5 Piece Cleaning Kit – Stop Zoom Creep lens Band for One Size Fits All lens
50mm focal length and maximum aperture of f/1.8
Great for portraits, action, and middle of the night photography