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Compressed and lightweight, the Canon EF f/1.4 is a wide-angle lens that is easy to carry along for photographic trips to capture panoramic pictures. The focus can be automatically adjusted in the 50 mm lens to shoot images and take photographs of a subject with a minimum focusing distance of 45 cm. The 46-degree coverage angle of this Canon lens allows you to click different format pictures including APS-C formats. With an aperture range of f/1.4-22, this Canon EF f/1.4 allows you to shoot sharp and vibrant outdoor photos. The 0.15x magnification of the lens helps you to clearly view the undersized objects. With the construction of 7 elements in 6 groups and 8 diaphragm blades, this Canon lens controls the 50 mm lens performance to deliver quality photos. The 58 mm filter of the Canon EF f/1.4 protects the lens from dirt and grease.
Canon EF 50 mm F/1.4 USM Lens
$25.95 - $605.99
pros: Low price point, Good bokeh wide-open, Non-rotating front element, Solid construction
cons: Soft performance wide-open, No ring USM, Sigma is much better
Canon EF 50mm f/1.4 USM - Popular yet showing its age.
The Canon EF 50mm f/1.4 USM is probably the most common non-L-Series lens that you’ll see in m... See Full Review
pros: Fast 1.4 aperture which means excellent low light performance
cons: Shallow DoF means hard to focus at times. Plastic body
Canon 50mm f/1.4 USM Review
This is probably one of the most popular primes ever sold. It is inexpensive, light and quite a shar... See Full Review
pros: Huge light-gathering capabilities, much better build quality than the 50/1.8, crystal-clear images when stopped down.
cons: Fuzzy in bright light when shooting wide open.
My most important lens
We purchased a Digital Rebel back in early 2004 to try and stave off our desires to get back into a... See Full Review
pros: Fast, light, great bokeh, reasonable price, lovely color, low chromatic aberration, decent build, excellent glass
cons: Not as good quality build as L lenses, some don't like the focusing ring.
Canon 50mm f1.4 USM - Almost as good as it gets
The 50mm is a 'prime lens' so it has no zoom functionality. That means that it won't be a choice tha... See Full Review
pros: Buttery soft bokeh, fast performance in low light conditions, ultra sonic motor
cons: Spendier than the 1.8, a little slow to focus in low light
Canon EF 50mm 1.4 USM Lens- I'm so glad I broke my 1.8
One year ago my husband surprised me with a Canon digital Rebel XT, which completely changed the way... See Full Review
pros: Very Sharp. Very Fast. Sturdy Enough. Excellent Brokeh. Versatile. Unlikely to outgrow as you upgrade.
cons: Costly - I may not take it on certain adventures. Barrel-distortion in fullframe cams.
Excellent sharpness at f2.8 . Fast and quiet autofocus. Sturdy feel. Excellent brokeh wide open. A g... See Full Review
pros: 1. Sharpness 2. Accurate Focus 3. Build quality 4. Price (considering clarity)
cons: 1. Softness wide open (1.4-2.0)
Very sharp lens, with above average low light performance
Before purchasing this lens, I did a great deal of reading about the best options for a sharp and fa... See Full Review
pros: Fast silent focus, F/1.4, Compact, good value
cons: Needs better weather proofing
Best Low Light Prime
If you want a sharp, small quiet and fast lens for candid work or street photography then look no fu... See Full Review
pros: FAST, FAST, FAST. Autofocus and F/1.4. Great build too.
cons: not a zoom...can't hold that against it though!
Sharpest, fastest lens that is affordable!
This lens is fast, light, and sharp as a tack. It is perfect for low light situations. I use it for... See Full Review
pros: excellent quality, with a digital SLR (at 75mm) it's perfect as a portrait lens.
cons: It's not a zoom lens.
Canon 50mm/ 1.4
Yes, this is an excellent lens! I have six other Canon lenses and this one is by far the best qualit... See Full Review