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Canon EF 50mm f/1.8 STM Standard Lens

Product Code: 1240174
For photographers looking for an affordable standard width lens for portraits, documentary or street, the Canon EF 50mm f/1.8 STM is an excellent choice, with its' compact design and fast autofocus.

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Canon EF 50mm f/1.8 STM Lens

The Canon 50mm f/1.8 Lens is one of the best, most affordable, and offers the best value for money of almost any of Canon's award-winning lens range. This lens replaces the hugely popular 50mm f/1.8 II. With the the Canon 50mm f/1.8 lens, you’ll find that it has a 7-blade aperture and STM technology for smooth, near silent focusing and beautiful bokeh.

This lens is ideal if you’re looking to shoot portraits or movies, as the wide f/1.8 aperture gives you precise control over depth of field and really lets you pinpoint focus on your subject.

The Canon 50mm f1.8 is also compact and lightweight, meaning that it will just slip into your camera bag so you can take it anywhere.

  • A fantastic lens for portraits
  • Fast, virtually silent focusing
  • A great performer in low-light conditions
  • Super-sharp image quality
  • Compact ‘go-everywhere’ design
Our Verdict

A fantastic lens for shooting portraits or capturing movies with its wide f/1.8 maximum aperture and near silent STM focusing technology.

We Love
  • Compact & lightweight design
  • f/1.8 maximum aperture providing precise control over depth of field

Canon EF 50mm f/1.8 STM Lens in detail

A fantastic lens for portraits

The EF 50mm f/1.8 STM blurs the background behind your subject so they really stand out. It will also let you fill the frame without getting uncomfortably close, making it easier to get a natural expression on their face.

When used on a full-frame EOS camera the EF 50mm f/1.8 STM acts as a standard lens, giving a perspective, similar to that of the human eye – ideal for high-quality everyday photography.

Fast, virtually silent focusing

Near-silent STM technology focuses extremely quickly when shooting still photos, so you can react suddenly to capture fleeting moments. When capturing video focusing is smoother and slower, for footage that has a professional cinematic look to it.

A great performer in low-light conditions

The EF 50mm f/1.8 STM lets in lots of light, so you can keep shooting even when conditions begin to get dark. Capture the mood of the moment using atmospheric available light – you'll love the results!

Super-sharp image quality

This fixed, non-zooming lens delivers superb images, whether you're shooting photos or movies. Sharpness is enhanced, contrast is boosted and distortion is reduced for a more natural result.

The glass elements used in the EF 50mm f/1.8 STM are layered with Canon's bespoke Super Spectra coating, which prevents flare and ghosting when shooting into the light.

Compact 'go-everywhere' design

The diminutive EF 50mm f/1.8 STM weighs just 160g and is only 40mm long, so you'll always have room for it in your bag. A tactile manual focus ring is easy to find and use without taking the camera away from your eye.

Buy Canon EF 50mm f/1.8 STM Standard Lens - price £99.00

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Canon EF 50mm f/1.8 STM Standard Lens Specifications

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Lens type Standard Prime
Focal length range 50mm
Aperture range f/1.8 - 22
Filter size 49mm
Compatible cameras Canon EF mount
Dimensions 69.2 x 39.3mm
Weight 160
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