The Canon EF 50mm f/1.8 II prime standard lens is the lightest EF lens of all. Its Gaussian optics provide sharp delineation from near to far focusing distances. The color balance is excellent for a standard lens. (The sample photos are copyrighted by the owner. You may click at the thumbnails and see the original pictures.)

Focal Length 50mm
Maximum Aperture f/1.8
Angle of View 46°
Focus Adjustment Overall linear extension system with Micromotor
Closest Focusing Distance 0.45m / 1.5 ft.
Filter Size 58mm
Max Diameter x Length 2.7" x 1.6" / 68.2 x 41.0mm
Weight 4.6 oz. / 130g
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Canon EF 50mm f/1.8 II Lens Review
Canon EF 50mm f/1.8 II Video