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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

By B&H Photo's

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 Weight0.59 lb
Box Dimensions (LxWxH)4.8 x 4.3 x 4.3"

Canon EF 50mm f/1.8 STM Reviews

I wish I hadn't waited so long.

By Thomas S.
Rated 5 out of 5
Date: 2022-11-28

I've held on to a 1.4 for years, have stubbornly attempted to have it repaired for a few years a time or two and it has never been a lens I could truly depend on. It was just too erratic and soft. I shoot a ton of theatre and I need a fast 50mm lens. I had pretty much given up on it and finally, for some reason I figured why not roll the dice on that cheap little nifty fifty. So I finally got it and yeah, all the hype is real. It's a fantastic, dependable fast lens. I recently shot a show, super dark with very saturated colors and follow spots. It's definitely a go to lens for me now. It's a hell of a bargain. I strongly recommend it.

Great All-Around Lens

By Robert
Rated 5 out of 5
Date: 2022-11-19

If you are looking for a fast aperture without spending a fortune, this is a great lens to meet everyday needs. Much more flexibility than the kit lenses. Certainly worth the investment. B&H was great to work through as always.

Not quite a wide, not quite a telephoto

By Cameron
Rated 4 out of 5
Date: 2022-11-10

The lens is gorgeous, allows for super shallow depth of field, is super portable, and a great value for money. For me it falls in a bit of a no man's land as far as focal length goes. In my day to day I need something wider, and without a zoom it doesn't quite work as a true telephoto. But in specific scenarios where you can get a bit of distance between you and your subject, it works fantastically.

Sweet lens.

By Andy
Rated 5 out of 5
Date: 2022-11-08

Fast shipping! Great lens and needed in every camera bag.

Love [email protected]!!!

By Leah
Rated 5 out of 5
Date: 2022-11-06

I use it all the time! It's great for any kind of photography session! Gives me great bokeh and sharp pictures.

Sharp

By John Kevin
Rated 5 out of 5
Date: 2022-11-03

Simple, sharp and effective........................................................

Exactly what I wanted

By Christina Leila
Rated 5 out of 5
Date: 2022-11-20

I love my nifty fifty! It has performed quite well for me so far - sharp photos, great bokeh, perfect for long exposures.

A Great Lens!

By Alfred
Rated 5 out of 5
Date: 2022-11-19

A gave this lens a try for taking sunrise photos at the beach. Wow! I was really shocked by the excellent results! I'm using it on a Canon 5D Mark IV, with a Chiaro Pro UV filter (49mm) and a Canon ES-68 lens hood.

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