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Canon EF 50mm f/1.8 STM Lens

BH #CA5018EFSTM • MFR #0570C002
Canon EF 50mm f/1.8 STM Lens
Key Features
  • EF-Mount Lens/Full-Frame Format
  • Aperture Range: f/1.8 to f/22
  • Super Spectra Coating
  • STM Stepping AF Motor
One of the most versatile focal lengths available, the EF 50mm f/1.8 STM Lens from Canon is a compact, normal-length prime well-suited to everyday shooting. The bright f/1.8 maximum aperture benefits working in difficult lighting conditions and also affords increased control over depth of field for isolating subject matter. Individual elements feature a Super Spectra coating to help minimize flare and ghosting to realize greater contrast and color accuracy when working in backlit and harsh conditions. Additionally, an STM stepping AF motor is used to realize quick and near-silent autofocus performance along with full-time manual focus override.
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Canon EF 50mm f/1.8 STM Overview

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One of the most versatile focal lengths available, the EF 50mm f/1.8 STM Lens from Canon is a compact, normal-length prime well-suited to everyday shooting. The bright f/1.8 maximum aperture benefits working in difficult lighting conditions and also affords increased control over depth of field for isolating subject matter. Individual elements feature a Super Spectra coating to help minimize flare and ghosting to realize greater contrast and color accuracy when working in backlit and harsh conditions. Additionally, an STM stepping AF motor is used to realize quick and near-silent autofocus performance along with full-time manual focus override.

Normal-length prime is designed for full-frame Canon EF-mount DSLRs, however can also be used with APS-C models where it provides an 80mm equivalent focal length.
Bright f/1.8 maximum aperture enables control over depth of field for selective focus applications and also benefits working in low-light situations.
Super Spectra coating has been applied to individual elements to minimize ghosting and flare for greater contrast and color neutrality when working in strong lighting conditions.
An STM stepping AF motor realizes smooth, near-silent autofocus that is complemented by advanced AF algorithms and a high-speed CPU for fast AF performance. Additionally, full-time manual focus override is also available.
Redeveloped physical design incorporates a metal lens mount for durability as well as a re-located focusing ring to maintain a compact form factor.
Rounded seven-blade diaphragm contributes to a pleasing out of focus quality that benefits the use of shallow depth of field and selective focus techniques.
UPC: 013803256871

Canon EF 50mm f/1.8 STM Specs

Focal Length50mm
Maximum Aperturef/1.8
Minimum Aperturef/22
Lens MountCanon EF
Lens Format CoverageFull-Frame
Angle of View46°
Minimum Focus Distance13.78" / 35 cm
Maximum Magnification0.21x
Optical Design6 Elements in 5 Groups
Diaphragm Blades7, Rounded
Focus TypeAutofocus
Image StabilizationNo
Filter Size49 mm (Front)
Dimensions (ø x L)2.72 x 1.54" / 69.2 x 39.2 mm
Weight5.64 oz / 160 g
Packaging Info
Package Weight0.595 lb
Box Dimensions (LxWxH)4.9 x 4.4 x 2.6"

Canon EF 50mm f/1.8 STM Reviews

Great lens with great value

By William
Rated 5 out of 5
Date: 2023-01-25

I bought this lens as an inexpensive option to have a light travel lens vs. my much heavier 24-70mm f/2.8 L lens. I've done a couple trips with it, and the lens is great! Super light, inexpensive, and the picture quality is sharp with good bokeh. I'm very happy with it!

Solid lens at good price

By Geoff
Rated 5 out of 5
Date: 2022-12-14

I was looking for a solid 50 mm prime lens for my DSLR and this one fit the bill. Works well in low light situations.

It does what is promised!

By Marcelo
Rated 5 out of 5
Date: 2022-12-06

Sharp and well defined images.

Decent lens with good price/performance ratio

By Anjan
Rated 4 out of 5
Date: 2022-12-05

It is a decent lens to have in your kit. Focusing is good but makes some noise (not good for videos). Photos come out sharp as you move higher in aperture like 2.8. It is very light weight and price is very good.

Great lens for model kit photo

By Tam
Rated 5 out of 5
Date: 2022-12-05

Just picked up this lens in order to grab some nice photos of my finished model kits and I am happy to say that the results of each image is great the lens provide the perfect balance for the model kits in focus and a great blurry background

Awesome

By janine
Rated 5 out of 5
Date: 2022-12-04

Awesome lens for the price

Perfect workhorse lens

By Susan
Rated 5 out of 5
Date: 2023-01-11

Great lens - super sharp pictures, with just the right amount of bokeh. Amazing results at such a great price. Delivered crazy fast, as per usual for B&H.

Bought this lens to convert an older EOS70D into a webcam

By James
Rated 5 out of 5
Date: 2022-12-18

Getting a Canon official lens with motorized auto focus for under $150 is pretty hard to pull off these days, but this one works for exactly my needs. With the shortage of quality webcams near the start of remote work due to the pandemic starting in March 2020, I decided to make use of my older canon DSLR since it was otherwise sitting in the closet. This lens turned out to be the perfect combination of cheap price and extensive features to make the conversion I wanted to try work perfectly. People joke during meetings now that I look like some sort of high-end YouTube streamer.

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