The EF 50mm f/1.2L USM is a peerless new standard lens featuring an ultra-large aperture for a narrow depth of field and soft background blur so loved by photographers everywhere. The EF 50mm f/1.2L USM is suitable for any shooting situation; its lens coating and construction are optimized to minimize the ghosting and flare that frequently occurs when lenses are used with digital cameras. This high-performance, weather-resistant lens delivers all the superb image resolution and contrast you expect in a Canon L Series Lens.EF 50mm f/1.2 L USMLens CaseES-78 Hood
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Review 1 for Canon EF 50mm f/1.2 L USM Lens
If you like shallow focus or bokah...
PostedMarch 28, 2011
I bought this lens from Calumet about 3 years ago primarily for shallow focus images of model's faces and for creative landscape images where bokah is desired.
The results of shallow focus on a model's face can be about the length of an eyelash when taken at the minimum distance. What is incredible is the wonderful appearance of window light at F Stops 1.2 to about F2.
So, for creatively using select focus and blur for creative effects, and for indoor and out door low light photography, this lens is fantastic.
The L series Canon lenses are incredibly sharp, as is this lens. Mounted to the camera, it has a nice weight for hand held shots.
Pros: Fast Auto-Focus, Great Bokeh, Beautiful Colors/Contrast, Good Low-Light Performance