Canon offers EF 50mm f/1.8 STM Refurbished for $89.79 (reg. $100.79) with free shipping.
Compact and lightweight—an outstanding walk-around lens—Canon's EF 50mmf/1.8 STM is a great entry into the world of EOS prime lenses. With an80mm effective focal-length on APS-C cameras, 50mm on full-framecameras, it's an excellent prime lens for portraits, action, evennighttime photography. Its bright maximum aperture of f/1.8 helps it notonly to excel in low light, but also to capture gorgeous, sharp imagesand movies with beautiful background blur thanks to its circular 7-bladedesign. An updated lens arrangement with new lens coatings helps renderimages with excellent color balance, plus minimized ghosting and flare.Performance is brilliant, with a stepping motor (gear-type STM) todeliver near silent, continuous Movie Servo AF for movies plus speedy,smooth AF for stills. A redesigned exterior with improved focus ringplacement makes manual focus adjustments a breeze. Canon's most compact50mm lens, the EF 50mm f/1.8 STM has a rugged metal mount, plus animproved minimum focusing distance of 1.15 ft. (0.35m) and a maximummagnification of 0.21x. Offering sharp performance for the best inmovies and stills, it's a fixed focal length gem—the perfect lens forphotographers and moviemakers to expand the creative possibilities withtheir EOS cameras.
Posted on 04 August 2016, 09:48 AM