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  • Canon EF 50mm f/1.8 STM Lens


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Canon EF 50mm f/1.8 STM Lens

For Creative Portraits and Low Light Photography.

Tom takes you throught the new "NiftyFifty" Canon 50mm STM F1.8 Lens.

There are 8 Canon STM lenses in the range and that number is steadily growing. Cameras Direct playlist that follows here has our STM lens video reviews for your education and comparison. Do buy the right lens for your photo needs.

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.

Wide f/1.8 Aperture

It’s easy to capture superb portraits, or bold, artistic photos and movies with the EF 50mm f/1.8 STM – the wide f/1.8 maximum aperture provides precise control over depth of field. This means you can achive blurry, soft backgrounds, with sharp foregrounds

Stepping Motor Technology (STM)

The EF 50MM f/1.8 STM features stepping motor technology which delivers fast, smooth, and near silent autofocus capability. This is particularly beneficial when shooting movies or shooting in live view mode.

This Youtube Video takes you through the features and benefits of the new Canon EF 50mm STM Lens.

Compact, Lightweight, Affordable

The EF 50MM f/1.8 STM has a compact and lightweight design, weighing a mere 160g, and easily slips into your bag adding very little to the overall weight of your kit. The lens’s new design compliments both Canon’s spectrum of EOS DSLRs, while the new metal mount provides a more robust connection to camera bodies.

Perfect Prime

As a prime lens, the fixed 50mm focal length provides high quality results, with enhanced visible sharpness and contrast. When paired with an APS-C EOS DSLR, the lens is ideal for portraiture, helping you capture the perfect head and shoulder composition. It’s also a useful every day ‘standard’ lens for full frame DSLRs and is great at shooting a diverse range of subjects with a natural viewpoint and perspective.

Low Light Capabilities

The f/1.8 aperture lets more light into the lens, so you can comfortably shoot in darker conditions, allowing you to shoot candid handheld shots without the use of a tripod.

Image Quality

Providing enhanced image quality, this lens features Canon’s Super Spectra Coating, which minimises internal reflections, as well as ghosting and flare. The lens also provides a minimum focusing distance of just 0.35m, allowing you to get even closer to subjects and achieve a greater level of magnification, while the 7-blade aperture delivers beautiful blur and out of focus highlights.

As always we like to give you plenty of opportunities to research and so following are some likes that will hopefully educate you a little and allow you to pick the best of the Canon STM Lenses that will suit you.

Firstly here is a page containing all of Canons STM lenses on our site.

Canon USA has put this fantastic video together to show you just how good the range of Canon STM lenses are and the type of results that you can expect.

The following Canon 50mm f1.8 STM Lens video review is by Dustin Abbott. It is a bit detailed but please do watch the first few minutes.

The Canon EF 50mm f/1.8 STM Lens comes with a full 2 year Australian warranty.

Pop into our Gold Coast camera store & warehouse or order online. We look forward to helping you take a better photo soon. Thank you.

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Additional Information

Name Canon EF 50mm f/1.8 STM Lens BLACK FRIDAY SPOT DEAL
Manufacturer Part Number 0570C002
Manufacturer Canon
Special Price $146.00
Product Type Lens
Lens Type Wide Prime
Lens Mount Canon EF
Lens Starting Focal Length 50 mm
Lens Minimum Focussing Distance 36 cm
Built-in Autofocus Motor Yes
Narrowest Angle of View 46 degrees
Filter Size 49mm
Lens Compatibility Full Frame
Includes Lens Hood No
Includes Lens Case No
Includes Tripod Collar No
Product Weight 162 grams
External Height 69 mm
External Length 41 mm
Warranty Period 2 Years

Customer Reviews

The "Nifty Fifty" that's right for video Review by Harrison (Staff)
Ease of Use

Featuring full time manual control and a Stepping Motor, this Canon Prime Lens should be one on the list for the video shooter.

The Stepping Motor allows silent and smooth auto focusing, which is perfect for video recording and the Full Time Manual control lets you adjust your focus manually even when auto focus is engaged.

(Posted on 1/06/2015)

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Questions on Canon EF 50mm f/1.8 STM Lens BLACK FRIDAY SPOT DEAL

  • Question From Kon at 8/02/2017 9:53 pm
    • Are those lenses compatible with the Canon 80D?
    • yes it is. The 80d will take both the EF (50mm) lenses and the EF-s lenses.
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  • Question From Mark at 13/08/2017 9:03 am
    • I noticed in the specs this lens has a full frame lens compatibility does this mean it is full frame only or is it also compatible with crop sensor?
    • You can use the EF mount lenses on either a crop sensor or full frame. The EF signifies to a full frame user that they can use it but they cannot use a EF-S mount lens on a full frame camera
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