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Canon EF  50 mm  f/ 1.2 L USM Lens

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Canon EF  50 mm  f/ 1.2 L USM lens

Canon EF  50 mm  f/ 1.2 L USM lens

Canon EF  50 mm  f/ 1.2 L USM lens

Canon EF  50 mm  f/ 1.2 L USM lens

Canon EF  50 mm  f/ 1.2 L USM lens


Canon EF  50 mm  f/ 1.2 L USM MTF Chart

Optical design

Canon EF  50 mm  f/ 1.2 L USM optical design

Format: 35mm SLR

Type: Prime lens

Focusing: Auto Focus (AF)

Lens mounts: Canon EF, EF-S

First year of production: 2007

Optical design: 8 elements in 6 groups

Features: Ultra-Sonic Motor
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Average price: $1610


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Additional information:

The Canon EF  50 mm  f/ 1.2 L USM  is a professional fast normal lens for the Canon EOS film and digital cameras.

At f/1.2 it makes it possible to achieve a precise depth of field control and shoot in low-light conditions.

A dedicated rounded 8-blade petal-type aperture

The Canon EF  50 mm  f/ 1.2 L USM features the Super Spectra lens coating which, alongside with the update optical scheme, minimizes flare and halation, and ensures protection against unwanted reflections.

Manual focusing is available at any time of shooting. The MF mode is switched on by turning the focus ring.

The Canon EF  50 mm  f/ 1.2 L USM is dust and moisture protected.

The optical scheme utilizes an aspherical variable field curvature element. This element ensures high resolution and contrast of pictures independent of a focal length, as well as protection from spherical aberrations.

The Canon EF 50mm f/1.2L USM is perfectly fit for various type and genres of photography. It may be very useful for shooting weddings and festivities.

Compatible hood: ES-78

The lens comes completed with a hood and a case.

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Posted by: Sergei Borodin   Date of publication: 28.07.2010

Mechanical quality4.258
Optical quality3.768
Pricing / Value2.138
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