Canon EF 50mm F/1.8 11 Lens


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Canon EF50mm F/1.8 11

A beautifully sharp, beautifully light lens for your kit.

With a fast f/1.8 maximum aperture, a useful focus length and the ability to deliver exceptionally sharp images for its class, the EF 50mm f/1.8 II is a handy addition to any photographer’s kit. While DSLR photography generally isn’t cheap, this compact lens provides a very affordable lens option to photographers looking for a portrait photography lens or a general purpose lens. When using the EF 50mm f/1.8 II, you can expect great sharpness wide open and outstanding sharpness at f/2.8 and beyond. You can also expect superb image quality in terms of colour and contrast, with well controlled chromatic aberration and flare in the images you create. With its micro motor driven autofocus, you can find the focus of your shot quickly and accurately – a feature that’s important in a portrait lens if you want capture candid shots. Another feature you may find useful is the lens’ ability to shoot in low light – making it the perfect option for indoor photography where a flash may not be appropriate.


  • EF Mount Lens
  • Aperture Range: f/1.8-22
  • Gaussian Optics
  • Weighs Just 4.6 Ounces
  • Minimum Focusing Distance: 17.8″
  • Filter Thread Diameter: 52mm

The EF 50mm f/1.8 II Lens from Canon is a standard length prime lens with a fast maximum aperture of f/1.8. It is effective in low light situations and offers shallow depth of field focus. At just 4.6 oz it is a particularly lightweight lens ideal for everyday use. Gaussian optics provide sharp delineation throughout the focus range down to its minimum focus distance is 17.8″.

  • Standard focal length 50mm lens is effective in a multitude of shooting situations and ideal for day-to-day shooting
  • An f/1.8 maximum aperture is effective in low light situations and offers shallow depth of field focusing.
  • A very lightweight (4.6 oz) and easy to operate lens.