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Canon EF 50mm f/1.8 II Lens

This is the lightest EF lens of all at a mere 4.6 oz. (130g). Compact and high-performance, standard lens. Its Gaussian optics provide sharp delineation from near to far focusing distances. The color balance is excellent for a standard lens.
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This Lens Is Not For Professionals
PostedMarch 4, 2012
Nick
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I have been a professional photographer for thirty years. I know quality, and this lens really falls short of SHARPNESS.
If you're looking for a 50mm lens from Canon, you either have to go for the 1.2 or the 1.8.
I bought this lens trying to save some money and am thoroughly disappointed.
It is not sharp. I tested it against the 1.2 and 1.4 and there is absolutely no chance of it competing.
Do not buy this lens unless you are satisfied with mediocre images.
Pros: good price
Cons: not sharp enough
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