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Canon EF 50mm f/2.5 Compact Macro Standard AutoFocus Lens - USA

SKU: CA5025AFU MFR: 2537A003
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About the Canon 50mm F/2.5

A superior-performance lens offering excellent optics and focusing from infinity down to one-half life size (0.5x). Its nine-element design features a floating optical system, which ensures top-notch performance even at close focusing distances. Light and compact, it functions beautifully as a general-purpose normal lens. The optional accessory Life Size Converter EF enables focusing down to life size (1:1), and actually increases working distance - very desireable in close-up shooting.

The Canon 50mm F/2.5 is commonly used for General purpose, Low light, Macro photography, Portraits, Wildlife photos and more.The Canon 50mm F/2.5 is most used by customers who consider themselves to be a Enthusiast, Photo enthusiast, Professional, Semi-pro photographer among others.The Canon 50mm F/2.5 is popular because customers like the following qualities of the Canon 50mm F/2.5: Consistent output, Durable, Easily interchangeable, Easily mounted, Fast / accurate auto-focus, Lightweight, Nice bokeh, Rugged and Strong construction.

Canon 50mm F/2.5 Includes

  • Front Lens Cap E-52
  • Rear Lens Cap E
  • Canon 1 Year Warranty

Summary of Customer Reviews

Customers most agreed on the following attributes:
Pros:
Lightweight (22) , Fast / accurate auto-focus (19) , Easily interchangeable (18) , Consistent output (17) , Strong construction (17) , Durable (12) , Rugged (7) , Easily mounted (4) , Nice bokeh (4) , Simple controls (3)
Cons:
Slow focus (14)
Best Uses:
Macro photography (17) , General purpose (9) , Low light (8) , Portraits (7) , Wildlife photos (5) , Fun (3) , Landscape/scenery (3) , Night photography (3) , Professional work (3)
Reviewer Profile:
Photo enthusiast (10) , Professional (5) , Semi-pro photographer (5) , Enthusiast (4) , Pro photographer (3) , Semi-professional (3) , Casual photographer (2) , 30 years shooting (1) , Automotive writer / photo (1) , Casual user (1)

Canon 50mm F/2.5 Specifications

Construction 8 groups / 9 elements
Angle of view 46°
F stop range 2.5-32
Closest Focusing Distance 0.23m / 0.8 ft. (film plane to subject)
Maximum Magnification 1:2 (1:1 with lifesize converter EF)
Filter Size 52mm
Dimensions (Length x Diameter) 2.7" x 2.5" / 67.6 x 63.0mm
Weight 9.9 oz. / 280g
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