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Canon lens - 50mm

Mfg. Part: 2515A003 | CDW Part: 383412 | UNSPSC: 45121603
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  • Lens
  • 50 mm
  • f/1.4 USM
  • Canon EF
  • for EOS 100
  • 1200
  • 1300
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Product Overview
Main Features
  • Lens
  • 50 mm
  • f/1.4 USM
  • Canon EF
  • for EOS 100
  • 1200
  • 1300
  • 1D
  • 5D
  • 5DS
  • 6D
  • 70
  • 700
  • 750
  • 760
  • 7D
  • 80
  • 8000
  • Kiss X8i
  • Rebel T6s
58mm filter diameter Canon offers this standard lens featuring superb quality and portability. Two high-refraction lens elements and new Gaussian optics eliminate astigmatism and suppress astigmatic difference. Crisp images with little flare are obtained even at the maximum aperture.
Technical Specifications
Specifications are provided by the manufacturer. Refer to the manufacturer for an explanation of the print speed and other ratings.
Dimensions & Weight
Diameter: 2.9 in
Length: 2 in
Weight: 10.23 oz

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Brand: Canon
Localization: English
Manufacturer: Canon
Packaged Quantity: 1
Product Line: Canon

Lens System
Diaphragm Blades: 8
Element Qty: 7
Features: Full-time manual focusing , Ultrasonic Motor (USM)
Filter Size: 58 mm
Focus Adjustment: Automatic , Manual
Group Qty: 6
Intended For: 35mm SLR , Digital SLR
Lens Aperture: F/1.4
Max View Angle: 46 degrees
Min Focal Length: 50 mm
Min Focus Distance: 17.7 in
Series: USM
System Type: Lens
Type: Lens

Lens System Mounting
Mounting Type: Canon EF

Miscellaneous
Color: Black
Color Category: Black
Included Accessories: dust cap , lens cap

Optical System
Magnification: 0.15

Miscellaneous (CDW)
Compatible With:
Canon EOS 1000D
Canon EOS 100D
Canon EOS 10D
Canon EOS 1100D
Canon EOS 1200D
Canon EOS 1300D
Canon EOS 1D
Canon EOS 1D Mark II
Canon EOS 1D Mark II N
Canon EOS 1D Mark III
Canon EOS 1D Mark IV
Canon EOS 1D X
Canon EOS 1D X Mark II
Canon EOS 1Ds
Canon EOS 1Ds Mark II
Canon EOS 1Ds Mark II N
Canon EOS 1Ds Mark III
Canon EOS 20D
Canon EOS 20Da
Canon EOS 300D
Canon EOS 30D
Canon EOS 350D
Canon EOS 400D
Canon EOS 40D
Canon EOS 450D
Canon EOS 500D
Canon EOS 50D
Canon EOS 550D
Canon EOS 5D
Canon EOS 5D Mark II
Canon EOS 5D Mark III
Canon EOS 5D Mark IV
Canon EOS 5DS
Canon EOS 5DS R
Canon EOS 600D
Canon EOS 60D
Canon EOS 60Da
Canon EOS 650D
Canon EOS 6D
Canon EOS 6D (N)
Canon EOS 6D (WG)
Canon EOS 700D
Canon EOS 70D
Canon EOS 750D
Canon EOS 760D
Canon EOS 7D
Canon EOS 7D Mark II
Canon EOS 8000D
Canon EOS 80D
Canon EOS D30
Canon EOS D60
Canon EOS Digital Rebel
Canon EOS Digital Rebel XT
Canon EOS Digital Rebel XTi
Canon EOS Kiss Digital
Canon EOS Kiss Digital N
Canon EOS Kiss Digital X
Canon EOS Kiss F
Canon EOS Kiss X2
Canon EOS Kiss X3
Canon EOS Kiss X4
Canon EOS Kiss X5
Canon EOS Kiss X50
Canon EOS Kiss X6i
Canon EOS Kiss X7
Canon EOS Kiss X70
Canon EOS Kiss X7i
Canon EOS Kiss X8i
Canon EOS Rebel SL1
Canon EOS Rebel T1i
Canon EOS Rebel T2i
Canon EOS Rebel T3
Canon EOS Rebel T3i
Canon EOS Rebel T4i
Canon EOS Rebel T5i
Canon EOS Rebel T6i
Canon EOS Rebel T6s
Canon EOS Rebel XS
Canon EOS Rebel XSi

Product Reviews
Canon lens - 50mm is rated 3.5 out of 5 by 93.
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great for low light Photography without a Flash. Great for low light Photography without a Flash. The big 1.4 Apager lets all kinds of photo's at night without the use of a Flash. A must have for every ptogerafer's Camera bag.
Date published: 2017-08-27
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Highly Underrated This lens does not get a fair shake on so many reviews. So much of the negative reviews I read are frankly amazing. I really don't get it. I've used this lens extensively on both sub-frame and full-frame over the years. I've had multiple copies and none have varied. This review focuses on my full-frame experience. This is an excellent all around 50mm lens. The image quality is exceptional with good color and contrast. Read the technical reviews. They don't lie. This lens only performs poorly at f/1.4. Stop it down.. By f/2.0 its a completely different lens. Center quality is very good at f/2.0. By f/2.8 its right there with the EF 50mm f/1.2 L. The 50mm L may have better artistic quality but don't expect it to be sharper. The EF 50mm f/1.4 is an impressive lens that performs very well from f/2.0 to f/18. Most of my use is for general landscape work from f/5.6 to f/18. I'm mostly using it from f/13 to f/16 for full depth of field with close foreground . Small aperture performance is killer sharp across the entire frame. Sure the build quality appears marginal but it works much better then it looks. Don't bash it against stuff and it will perform flawlessly for years. Many people complain about the autofocus. The autofocus has never given me any issues. It's always fast and accurate. I suspect most autofocus issues are due to the razor thin depth of field at this focal length at large apertures. 50mm is not a forgiving focal length on full-frame. If you have a strong understanding of depth of field and use this lens within its strengths it will make you very happy. The current price is basically free for what you get. The only negative that every technical review will agree on is sharpness at f/1.4. It's great from f/2.0 on. f/2.2 is where it really starts to shine. Depth of field is so thin at f/2.0 on close subjects. Your talking inches.. Don't get so hung up on wanting it to kill at f/1.4. Just stop it down. It works great. The low price is a no brainer. Do you care about red ring bragging rights or results? That's really the big question. Results always win in my book.
Date published: 2017-08-25
Rated 1 out of 5 by from Very Problematic Focusing My particular 50mm 1.4 is very poor. Even at f/5.6, I couldn't get it to focus accurately. After four years of thinking my out-of-focus photos were due to user error, I got a camera body with auto-focus micro-adjustment (AFMA). The lens needed a +15 adjustment, and still doesn't focus right. I tried using live view, which in theory should avoid any mis-calibration by using the imaging sensor for focus determination. The lens still can't focus properly in live view, systematically focusing 1-2 inches behind the target, on a target 3 feet away at f/2.8. None of my other lenses behave like this. I can only guess that there is some sort of focus shift, where the camera sets the focus based on light gathered at f/1.4, but the effective focus of the lens changes as aperture changes. That could explain why I still don't get consistent results even with AFMA. My copy is too soft to use effectively at f/1.4.Over 5 years I have had a couple of nice photos taken with this lens, but these are happy accidents since the lens simply does not focus where I want it to. Overall, I can't stand to put it on the camera now since I know the results will be out of focus no matter what I do. When I called Canon service, they refused to give me even a ballpark estimate about what it might cost to fix the lens, and I'm thinking this one is flawed beyond repair. Hopefully Canon will make a mark ii that works more reliably. I'm planning to get rid of the 50mm 1.4 and maybe "trade up" to the 50mm 1.8.
Date published: 2017-08-09
Rated 1 out of 5 by from BROKE ! Was great when it worked, then like every other one came focus issues. It doesn't focus in Auto or manual, so lens can't be used at all.
Date published: 2017-01-06
Rated 2 out of 5 by from Disappointed I have used this lens several times and each time, my images are just too soft. I just cannot get a good sharp focus with this lens. This is the first 50mm I have ever used so I don't have anything to compare it with. But I purchased this over the 1.8 because of the feel and wider aperture, but I am just not impressed and have been disappointed with soft blurry looking images when I shoot wide open
Date published: 2016-12-05
Rated 1 out of 5 by from Nothing great apart from the 1.4 aperture. Dated design, Micro-USM motor for AF has a clutch that is too easy to break. Canon should've updated this with ring USM a long time ago. I used it a decade ago and never used it again. NOT recommended.
Date published: 2016-10-12
Rated 1 out of 5 by from Great if focusing worked I have use Canon products AE1, G4, G6, Rebel, 5D and 5d mark iii and have never had an issue. So I consider myself a very loyal Canon user. However I am very disappointed with this lense. I realize that it is not the high end lense, but should last more than several dozen captures. When operational this lense can capture great images. However the Autofocus and manual focus do not always function. Too be honest, I haven't used the lense much, but today was one of those days and again it will not focus either auto or manual. I keep saying that "one day", I'll contact Canon to see if they had a recall since so many people seem to have issue. I'm beyond warrantee, so not sure I'm willing to send in for repair to only have it malfunction again.
Date published: 2016-09-30
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Excellent low light lens I use this lens on a 6D full frame body and achieve excellent indoor natural light photos. Although the contrast is perhaps below current "state of the art" lens, this is a well made product that produces excellent results.
Date published: 2016-08-08
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