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Canon EF 50mm f1.2 L USM Lens

Canon EF 50mm f1.2 L USM Lens

Released on 12 July 2012

Condition:  New

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Comment: BRAND NEW - 12 month Canon UK / European warranty

The Canon ef 50mm f/1.2L USM with a widest-currently-available f/1.2 aperture, the 50mm f/1.2 allows extremely fine control over depth of field. The Canon ef 50mm f1.2 with an 8-blade circular aperture delivers best-in-class out-of-focus blur even when stopped down. This lens allows handholding and action-stopping shutter speeds in very low light conditions. Candlelight yields a shutter speed of 1/80 from a few feet away at f/1.2 and ISO 1600 - easily enough for handholding this lens. The Canon EF 50mm 1.2 lens is sure to be favorite of wedding and portrait photographers as well as photojournalists. Action sports photographers with reasonably close subjects are another group that will regularly employ this lens Canon 50mm 1.2 Very fast maximum aperture A large maximum aperture of f/1.2 gives outstanding speed when shooting in low light. The lens also provides fine control over focusing, allowing extremely shallow depth of field for creative effects. Canon 50mm f1.2 Smooth background blur A virtually circular aperture diaphragm gives out of focus regions a softer, more uniform feel. Sharp foreground objects stand out against a smooth blurred background. Canon 50mm 1.2 L-series quality The L-series is Canon's flagship professional lens range, representing the best in precision-designed EF optics. L-series lenses combine superior performance with superlative handling, and are resistant to dust and moisture. EF 50mm 1.2 usm Ultrasonic focusing A ring-type ultrasonic motor drives autofocus extremely quickly, and in near silence. Excellent holding torque ensures the point of focus is reached accurately, without overshooting. Furthermore, full-time manual override is available, making it possible to adjust focus without leaving AF mode. 50mm 1.2 Super Spectra coating Super Spectra coatings ensure accurate colour balance and enhance contrast. They also reduce flare and ghosting a common problem caused by light bouncing off a camera's sensor. Canon 50mm Integration with E-TTL II flash metering The lens passes distance information back to a compatible EOS camera's E-TTL II flash system to ensure optimal flash metering. Canon 50mm 1.2 Accessories The lens comes supplied with a lens hood and a soft case.
  • L-series construction and optics
  • Large f/1.2 aperture
  • Fast, quiet USM auto focus
  • Super Spectra coatings
  • Circular aperture for excellent background bokeh
  • Provides distance information for the E-TTL II flash system