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Overview: The Canon EF 50mm f/1.8 II
is a compact and high-performance, standard telephoto lens. Its Gaussian optics
provide sharp delineation from near to far focusing distances. The color balance
is excellent for a standard lens. This lightweight EF lens weighs in at a mere
4.6 oz. (130g).
Compatibility: The EF 50mm f/1.8 II is an EF Canon lens
which means it is compatible with all Canon digital SLRs (those that accept EF
and EF-S lenses, plus those that accept EF only; which would be the Full-frame
EOS 5D Mark II), as well as Canon EOS film SLRs.
Lens Construction: The Canon EF 50mm f/1.8 lens features a
lens construction with 6 elements in 5 groups.
Diagonal Angle Of View: This Canon standard telephoto lens
provides a diagonal angle of view of 46°.
Auto/Manual Focus: To shoot in Autofocus mode, set the focus
mode switch on the lens to "AF". To manually focus the camera, set the switch to
"MF", and focus by turning the focusing ring. The focusing ring always works,
regardless of the focus mode.
Optional Accessories: You can attach optional filters to the
filter mounting thread on the front of the lens. You can also attach an optional