Canon RF 50mm f/1.8 STM Lens

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  • Bright f/1.8 maximum aperture enables control over depth of field for selective focus applications and also benefits working in low-light situations.
  • Natural 50mm perspective
  • STM Stepping AF Motor
  • 30cm minimum focus distance and 0.25x maximum magnification - ideal for small subjects such as desserts or other food shots.

Take your creative portraits to the next level with the Canon RF 50mm f/1.8 STM Lens, an ideal compact snapshots lens for Canon EOS R cameras - perfect for food photography, portraits and everyday moments.

The RF 50mm f/1.8 sports a minimum focus distance of only 30cm, allowing you to get closer to your subjects with up to 0.25x shooting magnification. Combined with the bright f1.8 aperture and you have a lens offering a whole bunch of creative expressions with a natural 50mm perspective similar to the human eye, what's more, this will even do up to 7 stops of image stabilization when combined with the EOS R5 or R6.

Low light photography, shallow depth of field, smoothly blurred backgrounds with circular bokeh and high shutter speeds are all within reach with the Canon RF 50mm f/1.8 lens.


Key Features of the Canon RF 50mm f/1.8 STM Lens

  • Bright f/1.8 maximum aperture enables control over depth of field for selective focus applications and also benefits working in low-light situations.
  • Natural 50mm perspective
  • STM Stepping AF Motor
  • 30cm minimum focus distance and 0.25x maximum magnification - ideal for small subjects such as desserts or other food shots.

Image Quality You Can Rely On

The Canon RF 50mm f/1.8 STM Lens ensures high image quality from centre to edge of the frame, providing you with crisp and clear photos. When mounted on an EOS R5 or R6 camera the Canon RF 50mm f/1.8 STM Lens achieves an astounding 7 stops of Image Stabilization (IS) - correcting camera shake accurately and reliably for sharper and clearer images handheld or indoors in darker settings.

Sharp Focus | Soft Backgrounds

The Canon RF 50mm f/1.8 STM Lens with its wide f/1.8 aperture brings your subject into sharp focus while softly blurring the background. Create images with a beautiful round circular bokeh, play around with extremely shallow depth of field for creative effects or gain enough light to stop movement in darker scenes.

50mm | The Classic Choice for Natural Perspectives

A 50mm lens like the RF 50mm f/1.8 STM provides a very similar view to that of the human eye. This allows you to shoot a variety of expressions by simply adjusting the aperture, shooting distance, angle and composition - all with a perspective that is not too squeezed nor too wide to be natural. The natural perspective of the Canon RF 50mm f/1.8 STM Lens is perfect for scenes such as portraits, landscapes, snapshots and food.

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  • MPN - RF5018STM
  • GTIN - 4549292181623
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Mount RF
Focal Length 50mm
Maximum Aperture f/1.8
Minimum Focusing Distance 0.3m
Maximum Magnification 0.25x
Lens Construction 6 elements in 5 groups
Filter Size Diameter 43mm
Aperture Blades 7
Focus Drive System STM
Dimensions Total length: Approx. 40.5mm
Total diameter: Approx. 69.2mm
Weight Approx. 160g
Lens Hood ES-65B (Sold separately)
Lens Cap E-43 (Supplied)
Lens Pouch LP-1014 (Sold separately)
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