Canon - EF 50mm f/1.2L USM Standard Lens - Black

Canon EF 50mm f/1.2L USM Standard Lens: This Canon 50mm lens has an unusually large maximum aperture so you can get detailed pictures even in low light and without needing a flash. It is a perfect tool for basic portraits and scenic shots, especially at night.

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Great Lens5 Posted by: from: St George on My wife is a photographer and so I got her this lens to replace her Signa Art 50 and she has loved it. Says it is way sharper than the Sigma and she is very happy

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Every Photographer Must Have5 Posted by: from: on Perfect lens that should be carried in every professional camera bag.

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Great lens4 Posted by: from: on I have been using the 50mm f1.4 the past year, easy to pick up and a great all around lens. I bought the 50mm f1.2 to shoot at f1.2 and found it to be a bit tricky at first compared to the f1.4 (making sure I aim for the eyes, distance between me, the subject, and background for desired bokeh, etc.) First thing I noticed was better saturation and bokeh with the f1.2. Maybe it's my eyes but it does seem sharper than the f1.4. Beautiful lens, a little better results than the f1.4 but I hope to experiment more with it. I wouldn't recommend it to a beginner, the f1.4 would be fine. Definitely for the more advanced.

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Excellent lens5 Posted by: from: on They call this lens the Nifty Fifty and it is definitely one of my go-to lens. I think the price difference between this one and the f2.8 is worth it just to get the lens to open that much wider and get enough light in for those really low light shots!

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Favorite lens5 Posted by: from: on I was trying to choose between this lens and the 85mm 1.2. I got the 85 and loved it but it was very heavy. I ended up returning it and got this lens. No this lens is not as sharp, yes it has chromatic aberration, BUT! This lens just has a certain magic to it. I love the pictures I get out of this lens.

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Superior Glass5 Posted by: from: on I have loved and coveted this lens since I learned about it some years back. Canon got it right when they first introduced this piece to their L series line up. Tack sharp, the CREAMIEST bokeh and amazing quality images are what you'll find with the 50mm f1.2. UNPARALLELED. Worth every penny.

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Nice lens for portrait5 Posted by: from: on I love the softness of the background. I shoot a 6D and did not face focus issues. Very fast lens. I only used for portrait and I am very satisfied.

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Great Lens For portrait photography5 Posted by: from: on Bought this for my girlfriend who does wedding photography and she loves this lense for her engagement shoots. It blurs out the background scenery and keeps your target in focus to guve the image nice clarity and focus.

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Great pictures5 Posted by: from: on Sharp photos once you adjust to using this lens. Nice outcome in low light or outdoors.

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Great Lens5 Posted by: from: on I read about people who criticized the field of focus for this lens, but I have found no problem at all. The pictures that it produces are crystal clear. With that beautiful blurred background. Do Not settle for a "bargain" lens. You'll regret it and in the end buy this one. Get it, you'll love it.

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    Ratings & Reviews

    Overall Customer Rating:
    98% of customers would recommend this product to a friend (46 out of 47)

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    Product Features

    Compatible with most Canon EOS cameras

    For use with your existing Canon EOS DSLR camera.

    Lightweight standard lens for everyday use

    This small and ultraportable lens is an unobtrusive option for day-to-day pictures. Its compact design makes it ideal for use in large crowds.

    50mm focal length

    A versatile focal length for capturing crystal clear shots throughout a variety of shooting situations. Effectively mimics your own eye view.

    f/1.2 maximum aperture

    Produces clear images even in low-light situations, including indoor settings and on overcast days.

    Resists scratches and damage

    Super Spectra coating helps suppress flare and ghosting while at the same time repelling finger prints and dust, making it easier to clean.

    1.48' minimum focusing distance

    Accommodates 72mm filters

    Accessories included

    Comes with lens cap, rear lens dust cap, lens hood and case.

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