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Canon RF 50mm f/1.2 L USM Lens

BH #CA5012LRF • MFR #2959C002
Canon RF 50mm f/1.2 L USM Lens
Key Features
  • RF-Mount Lens/Full-Frame Format
  • Aperture Range: f/1.2 to f/16
  • One UD Element, One Aspherical Element
  • Ring-Type Ultrasonic Motor AF System
Distinguished by its speed, the RF 50mm f/1.2 L USM from Canon is a desirable normal-length prime due to its versatile focal length and bright f/1.2 maximum aperture. This fast design excels in difficult lighting conditions and also benefits working with shallow depth of field and selective focus techniques. The optical layout incorporates one UD element and one aspherical element, which help to reduce both chromatic and spherical aberrations in order to produce greater clarity and sharpness. A rounded 10-blade diaphragm also benefits bokeh quality to suit isolating subjects with depth of field. Complementing the imaging capabilities is an apt ring-type Ultrasonic Motor, which delivers fast, near-silent autofocus and full-time manual focus override. Additionally, a unique Control Ring is integrated into the lens design for intuitive control over exposure settings from the lens itself.
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Asked by: Ryne
From our findings, there is little to no chromatic aberration on this lens.
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Date published: 2020-12-10

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Is this lens internal focusing, no external movement when turned on or off, or during autofocus?
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Yes.
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Date published: 2021-05-19

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Asked by: al
Sorry but this is not a cine lens. It is all electronic control with no scales. It would not work on a pro set for the assistant would have no way of controlling the focus or stop. If you want a Canon cine lens here is the link. https://bhpho.to/2A5NLe5
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Answered by: Kirk
Date published: 2019-09-26

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I've using the Hoya EVO Anti-Static UV filter. It's easy to clean with a blower.
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What is the diameter of this lens? As in, if I were to put on a seamless follow focus, what size should I use?
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The outer diameter is 89.8mm.
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