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Canon FDn 50 mm f/ 1.8 Lens

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Canon FDn 50 mm f/ 1.8 lens

Canon FDn 50 mm f/ 1.8 lens

Canon FDn 50 mm f/ 1.8 lens

Canon FDn 50 mm f/ 1.8 lens

Canon FDn 50 mm f/ 1.8 lens

Format: 35mm SLR

Type: Prime lens

Focusing: Manual Focus (MF)

Lens mounts: Canon FD, FDn

Optical design: 6 elements in 4 groups

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Owners (19)

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Average price: $57

Specifications:

Focal lengthMax. apertureMin. apertureBladesMin. Focus (m.)Filter Ø (mm.)Weight (gr/oz)Length (mm/in)
50mmf/1.8f/2250.652170/635/1,4

Additional information:

Canon FDn 50 mm f/ 1.8


Posted by: SharkDD   Date of publication: 25.02.2011


Mechanical quality3.157
Optical quality3.836
Usability3.336
Pricing / Value3.867
Bokeh3.836
Overall lens rating
3.60

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Owner reviews: Canon FDn 50 mm f/ 1.8

ProfHankD 06.01.2016 07:37:09
Period of use: 60 months

Strengths:

Good contrast, light lens, quite cheap. Much better on FF than APS-C.


Weaknesses:

One of the worst fast 50s overall on APS-C. The usual plastic FDn build.


Comments:

A lot of people like this lens because it is very cheap and balances well on small cameras. However, IQ is definitely inferior to, for example, the comparably cheap Minolta 50mm f/1.7 versions. Still can recommend it for FF.