Canon EF 50mm f/1.8 STM

For Creative Portraits and Low Light Photography.

The EF 50mm f/1.8 STM excels at portraiture, low-light photography, and adding an artistic edge to everyday objects and settings, thanks to its wide f/1.8 maximum aperture and 50mm focal length.

Canon EF 50mm f/1.8 STM

Canon EF 50mm f/1.8 STM

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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.
Brand Canon
Focal Length 50mm
Lens type Prime lens
Aperture Range Maximum: f/1.8
Minimum: f/22
Max Format size 35mm Full Frame
Camera Mount Canon EF
Lens Format 35mm Film / Full-Frame Digital Sensor Canon (APS-C)
Lens mount Canon EF
Minimum Focusing Distance 14“ (35.56 cm)
Diaphragm Blades 7
Angle Of View 46
Groups 5
Diaphragm Blades 7, Rounded
Filter Size Front: 49 mm
Autofocus Yes
Elements 6
Motor Type Stepping Motor Technology
Weight 159
Dimensions (DxL) Approx. 2.7 x 1.6“ (68.58 x 40.64 mm)
Diameter 68.58 mm
Weight 162
Length 38.10 mm
Sealing No
Filter Thread 49 mm
Lens Hood Canon ES-62
Focal Length 50mm
Filter Thread Size Front: 49 mm
Dimensions(DxL) 69.2 x 39.2 mm
Weight 160 g
Autofocus Yes
Aperture Maximum: f/1.8
Minimum: f/22
Camera Mount Type Canon EF
Format Compatibility 35mm Film / Full-Frame Digital Sensor
Angle of View 46
Minimum Focus Distance 35 cm
Magnification 0.21x
Maximum Reproduction Ratio 1:4.76
Optical Design 6 Elements in 5 Groups
Diaphragm Blades 7, Rounded