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Canon RF 50mm f/1.8 STM Lens (Canon RF)

BH #CA5018RF • MFR #4515C002
Canon RF 50mm f/1.8 STM Lens (Canon RF)
Key Features
  • Full-Frame | f/1.8 to f/22
  • Compact, Lightweight Prime Lens
  • STM Stepping AF Motor
  • Customizable Control Ring
Compact, lightweight, and close-focusing, the Canon RF 50mm f/1.8 STM is a sleek normal-length prime offering a classic, versatile field of view and an especially compact design. An ideal lens for every day, walkaround shooting, this 50mm f/1.8 is characterized by its bright design for available light shooting and apt depth of field control. The optical design incorporates one aspherical element, which reduces spherical aberrations and distortion, and also sports a Super Spectra coating to minimize flare and ghosting for improved contrast and color accuracy. Also, an STM motor affords impressively quiet and smooth autofocus performance and full-time manual focus override. Additionally, a configurable Control Ring lets you adjust exposure settings, including ISO, aperture, and exposure compensation, from the lens itself.
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Canon RF 50mm f/1.8 STM Overview

Compact, lightweight, and close-focusing, the Canon RF 50mm f/1.8 STM is a sleek normal-length prime offering a classic, versatile field of view and an especially compact design. An ideal lens for every day, walkaround shooting, this 50mm f/1.8 is characterized by its bright design for available light shooting and apt depth of field control. The optical design incorporates one aspherical element, which reduces spherical aberrations and distortion, and also sports a Super Spectra coating to minimize flare and ghosting for improved contrast and color accuracy. Also, an STM motor affords impressively quiet and smooth autofocus performance and full-time manual focus override. Additionally, a configurable Control Ring lets you adjust exposure settings, including ISO, aperture, and exposure compensation, from the lens itself.

Normal-length prime is designed for use with full-frame Canon RF-mount mirrorless digital cameras.
Bright f/1.8 maximum aperture suits working in difficult lighting conditions and also offers increased control over depth of field.
One precision-molded (PMo) aspherical element suppresses spherical aberrations and distortion for high sharpness and accurate subject rendering.
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.
STM stepping motor offers fast, quiet, smooth, and accurate autofocus performance that is ideal for video recording as well as still shooting.
Configurable Control Ring can be used to adjust a variety of exposure settings, including aperture, ISO, and exposure compensation.
Rounded seven-blade diaphragm contributes to a pleasing bokeh quality.
UPC: 013803338744

Canon RF 50mm f/1.8 STM Specs

Key Specs
Focal Length
50mm
Maximum Aperture
f/1.8
Lens Mount
Canon RF
Lens Format Coverage
Full-Frame
Focus Type
Autofocus
Image Stabilization
No
Filter Size
43 mm (Front)
Maximum Aperture
f/1.8
Minimum Aperture
f/22
Lens Mount
Canon RF
Lens Format Coverage
Full-Frame
Angle of View
46°
Minimum Focus Distance
11.8" / 30 cm
Maximum Magnification
0.25x
Diaphragm Blades
7, Rounded
Focus Type
Autofocus
Image Stabilization
No
Filter Size
43 mm (Front)
Dimensions (ø x L)
2.7 x 1.6" / 69 x 40 mm
Weight
5.6 oz / 160 g
Packaging Info
Package Weight
0.655 lb
Box Dimensions (LxWxH)
5.3 x 4.4 x 4.3"

Canon RF 50mm f/1.8 STM Reviews

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How do you manually focus this lens?

How do you manually focus this lens?
Asked by: Judith
To manually focus when using the Canon RF 50mm f/1.8 STM Lens, you may set the Focus Mode in your camera to Manual Focus, then set the [CONTROL/FOCUS] switch built onto the lens to [FOCUS]. You may then rotate the control ring built onto the lens to adjust your focus. You can also press the [MAGNIFY] button (button of a magnifying glass) on the back of the camera to increase the magnification on the camera's LCD screen to assist your viewing during manual focus. If the camera is set to Autofocus and the [CONTROL/FOCUS] switch is set to [FOCUS], you should also have full-time manual focus override, allowing you to focus manually while the camera is still set to autofocus mode.
Answered by: Manzell L
Date published: 2021-03-20

Strictly out of curiosity, what is the country of ...

Strictly out of curiosity, what is the country of manufacture?
Asked by: David
It's made in Malaysia
Answered by: Stephen M
Date published: 2020-11-27

How about the Warranty?

How about the Warranty?
Asked by: Silas
Canon RF 50mm f/1.8 STM Lens (Canon RF) BH #CA5018RF includes 1 year warranty with Canon USA.
Answered by: Daniel C
Date published: 2023-06-09

Weather sealing?

Weather sealing?
Asked by: Adam
No, the Canon RF 50mm f/1.8 STM Lens is not weather-sealed.
Answered by: Manzell L
Date published: 2020-11-23

Will this lense fit the canon r100

Will this lense fit the canon r100
Asked by: Bret
Yes, the RF 50mm f/1.8 is fully compatible with the Canon R100.
Answered by: Stephen M
Date published: 2024-01-10

Is the lens hood for this lens the same as the ...

Is the lens hood for this lens the same as the one for the Canon EF 50mm f/1.8 lens?
Asked by: Johnny
The Canon 50mm STM RF lenses uses the ES-^%B hood which is not the same hood that the EF mount version uses. Please take a look at the following link: https://bhpho.to/3U4P0Bn
Answered by: Dan W
Date published: 2022-11-04

This lens works with Canon 6D body?

This lens works with Canon 6D body?
Asked by: Juan Josè
No this is a RF lens
Answered by: andrew
Date published: 2021-05-09

Will this work on a 5D Mark ii?

Will this work on a 5D Mark ii?
Asked by: Dov
No, the Canon RF 50mm f/1.8 STM Lens (Canon RF) is for RF-mount cameras, and cannot work or be adapted to the EF-mount Canon EOS 5D Mark II DSLR Camera.
Answered by: Yaakov
Date published: 2023-06-21
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