Fixed focal length of 50mm
6 lens elements arranged in 5 groups
Filter thread specification of 52mm
Closest focusing distance of 1.5
Diagonal optical view of 46 ?
EF 50mm f/1.8 II
The EF 50mm f/1.8 II has the advantage of being the lightest 50mm prime designed for the image circle of a full frame DSLR. It has a fast max aperture of f/1.8, ideal for tricky lighting conditions. With its 50mm focal length the lens is ideal for street photography, travel and other everyday photography opportunities.
This is the lightest EF lens of all at a mere 4.6 oz. (130g). Compact and high-performance, standard lens. Its Gaussian optics provide sharp delineation from near to far focusing distances. The color balance is excellent for a standard lens.
Focal Length & Maximum Aperture
6 elements in 5 groups
Diagonal Angle of View
Overall linear extension system with Micromotor
Closest Focusing Distance
0.45m / 1.5 ft.
Max. Diameter x Length, Weight
2.7" x 1.6", 4.6 oz. / 68.2 x 41.0mm, 130g