Canon RF 50mm f/1.8 STM Review (improved in almost every way, D. Abbott)

Canon Rf 50mm F/1.8 STM Review

Here is a new Canon RF 50mm f/1.8 STM review. One of the less expensive lenses for the EOS R, and a classic full frame lens.

Our favourite gear reviewer Dustin Abbott posted his exhaustive Canon RF 50mm f/1.8 STM review. Form his conclusion:

[…] after spending time with the RF 50mm F1.8, I can also say with confidence that Canon didn’t just “mail it in” by throwing an RF mount on the EF lens.  The RF lens is improved in almost every way.  The build quality is noticeably improved and is far from feeling like a toy like the EF 50mm F1.8 II did.  This feels like a real lens, a finished product.  The same is true of the autofocus performance, where the STM motor in the newest lens is smoother and snappier in performance than the older EF STM lens.  When I reviewed the EF 50mm F1.8 STM, I had to make major micro-adjustments to get accurate focus on my DSLRs, so it is such a liberating thing to not have to worry about focus accuracy on mirrorless.  I just threw the lens on my camera and started shooting…and got great results.

I also threw the RF 50mm F1.8 into the EOS R5 gauntlet with its 45 MP of resolution, and the lens emerged largely unscathed.  Wide open contrast isn’t amazing, and there is a surprising amount of vignette that is now part of the equation, but the lens is capable of producing very nice images with good detail and great bokeh even at wide apertures, and if you stop the lens down, it becomes very sharp.

Read the review at dustinabbott.net…

As usual the review comes with a huge set of sample pictures, comparison charts, and all the information you might want to know. Dustin’s reviews are what I look for when I am about to purchase new gear. And for those who prefer to watch their reviews, Dustin Abbott provides a comprehensive video-review.

This is the full review:

And this is a more compact version of the review:

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More Canon RF 50mm f/1.8 STM review stuff are listed here. This lens is a no brainer for every EOS R owner.

At a glance:

  • RF-Mount Lens/Full-Frame Format
  • Aperture Range: f/1.8 to f/22
  • One Aspherical Element
  • Super Spectra Coating
  • STM Stepping AF Motor
  • Customizable Control Ring
  • Rounded 7-Blade Diaphragm

Canon RF 50mm f/1.8 STM:

America: B&H Photo, Adorama, Amazon USA, Amazon CA, KEH Camera, BestBuy, Canon CA, Canon USA
Europe & UK: Amazon DE, Amazon UK, Amazon FR, Amazon IT, Wex Photo Video, Park Cameras, Canon DE, Canon UK, Canon IT, Canon FR

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Battle Of The Nifty-Fifties: Canon RF 50mm f/1.8 STM vs EF 50mm f/1.8 STM

RF 50mm F/1.8 STM Vs EF 50mm

Canon recently released the Nifty-Fifty for the RF mount. Here is a comparison Canon RF 50mm f/1.8 STM vs EF 50mm f/1.8 STM.

Coming from Alex Barrera, the 8 minutes video review below reviews the Canon RF 50mm f/1.8 STM vs EF 50mm f/1.8 STM lenses. Alex made the sample pictures of his review available.

You can follow Alex also on Instagram. More Canon RF 50mm f/1.8 review stuff are listed here. This lens is a no brainer for every EOS R owner.

At a glance:

  • RF-Mount Lens/Full-Frame Format
  • Aperture Range: f/1.8 to f/22
  • One Aspherical Element
  • Super Spectra Coating
  • STM Stepping AF Motor
  • Customizable Control Ring
  • Rounded 7-Blade Diaphragm

Canon RF 50mm f/1.8 STM:

America: B&H Photo, Adorama, Amazon USA, Amazon CA, KEH Camera, BestBuy, Canon CA, Canon USA
Europe & UK: Amazon DE, Amazon UK, Amazon FR, Amazon IT, Wex Photo Video, Park Cameras, Canon DE, Canon UK, Canon IT, Canon FR

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Canon RF 50mm f/1.8 STM Review (shockingly good considering price)

Canon Rf 50mm F/1.8 STM Review

The Nifty-Fifty for the RF mount is a recent release. Here is a Canon RF 50mm f/1.8 STM review, and one more that praises this little gem of a lens

The Art of Photography posted their Canon RF 50mm f/1.8 STM review. They say:

Canon have released an incredibly affordable 50mm f/1.8 lens to its RF mount line of lenses. This lens is shockingly good considering its low price point. In this video, we’ll look at some sample images, some MTF data and I’ll show you exactly why this is the lens that every photographer should have in their bag.

More Canon RF 50mm f/1.8 review stuff are listed here. This lens is a no brainer for every EOS R owner.

At a glance:

  • RF-Mount Lens/Full-Frame Format
  • Aperture Range: f/1.8 to f/22
  • One Aspherical Element
  • Super Spectra Coating
  • STM Stepping AF Motor
  • Customizable Control Ring
  • Rounded 7-Blade Diaphragm

Canon RF 50mm f/1.8 STM:

America: B&H Photo, Adorama, Amazon USA, Amazon CA, KEH Camera, BestBuy, Canon CA, Canon USA
Europe & UK: Amazon DE, Amazon UK, Amazon FR, Amazon IT, Wex Photo Video, Park Cameras, Canon DE, Canon UK, Canon IT, Canon FR

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Black Friday: Canon EF 50mm f/1.8 On Sale At $99 (authorised Canon retailers)

Ef 50mm F/1.8 STM Cyber Monday

The Nifty-Fifty, the no brainer and must have lens for every Canon shooter, the EF 50mm f/1.8 STM is discounted for Black Friday.

At a glance:

  • EF-Mount Lens/Full-Frame Format
  • Aperture Range: f/1.8 to f/22
  • Super Spectra Coating
  • STM Stepping AF Motor

You can currently get the Canon EF 50mm f/1.8 STM lens for $99 in the US: B&H Photo | Adorama | Canon USA | Amazon US.

More Black Friday listings

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Get 20% off handmade Hyperion camera straps with code BlackFriday, or use BlackFridayBuy3 to buy three straps and get the forth for free.

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Save $10 on Luminar 4 and/or Aurora HDR 2019 using our code “WATCH” at checkout.

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Canon RF 50mm f/1.8 STM Hands-on Review (and comparison with RF 50mm f/1.2)

Canon Rf 50mm F/1.8 STM

Canon announced the Nifty Fifty for the EOS R last week, and here is a Canon RF 50mm f/1.8 STM hands-on review.

Photographer Irene Rudnyk tested the Canon RF 50mm f/1.8 STM in the field and compares it with what likely is the top lens for the EOS R system, the RF 50mm f/1.2L (one of the boutique lenses). Please note that images and video were captured on a pre-production model of the Canon RF 50mm f/1.8.

With a price tag of $199 this little lens will sell like hot cakes.

Canon RF 50mm f/1.8 STM key features:

  • RF-Mount Lens/Full-Frame Format
  • Aperture Range: f/1.8 to f/22
  • One Aspherical Element
  • Super Spectra Coating

Canon RF 50mm f/1.8 STM:

America: B&H Photo, Adorama, Amazon USA, Amazon CA, KEH Camera, BestBuy, Canon CA, Canon USA
Europe & UK: Amazon DE, Amazon UK, Amazon FR, Amazon IT, Wex Photo Video, Park Cameras, Canon DE, Canon UK, Canon IT, Canon FR

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Canon RF 50mm f/1.8 STM And RF 70-200mm f/4L IS Prices Leaked, Announcement Imminent

Canon Rf 50mm F/1.8 STM Review

Prices for the upcoming Canon RF 50mm f/1.8 STM (leaked image and leaked lens diagram) and RF 70-200mm f/4L IS (images) lenses leaked over the web.

The Canon RF 50mm f/1.8 STM will sell t $199, the Canon RF 70-200mm f/4L IS at $1,599. Prices are on the same tier as the EF versions. We expect the announcement this week, likely in a few days.

Stay tuned.

[via Nokishita]