Calling all Canon owners (… and maybe some Sony), if you have missed out for some reason on owning the Canon EF 50mm f/1.8 II, then you could be in for a surprise from this inexpensive, widely used lens. It’s not surprising this little 50mm lens is so widely used, having been in the Canon
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The Sigma 50mm f/1.4 EX DG HSM is a high quality, standard focal length lens which gives you an alternative to your own brand 50mm primes, with some added new features. These added features include an aspheric element for correcting chromatic aberrations, a rounded diaphragm for more pleasing bokeh, a large lens barrel to cut
Always have a backup plan. This also applies to camera lenses. A 50mm lens is not just a good all-rounder, but it’s a great fallback lens, especially one like the Nikon AF-S NIKKOR 50mm f/1.8G, which is very affordable and gives decent results. This Nikon model benefits from having a wide aperture of f/1.8, being
I have to admit that the slightest thought of taking one of my lenses apart, even un-doing one of the screws, fills me with dread. In that regard, you have to give respect to the guys at LensRentals, especially Roger Cicala who pulls apart a Canon RF 50mm f/1.2L lens for our insight and enjoyment.
The 50mm is a standard focal length for any type of camera body and as such has been in the lens lineup for Nikon for many years. The 50mm f/1.8 has been around since the mid-1980s and in manual focus form since 1978. As such, the Nikon 50mm f/1.8D AF lens is a very solid
The Canon EF 50mm f/1.8 lens is a very popular and solid lens, being a great introduction to prime lenses, cheap enough to be in anybody’s kitbag and a nice ‘standard’ lens, especially on a full frame sensor. In many ways, the 50mm is one of the first lenses people opt for excluding zooms when