Canon EF 50mm f/1.8 STM Lens

Model Number: 0570C002
Web Code: 10373954


The nifty-fifty just got a little niftier. Canon's EF 50mm f/1.8 STM lens is an excellent prime lens for portraits, action, and nighttime photography. The stepping motor offers near silent, continuous Movie Servo AF for movies, plus speedy, smooth AF for stills. It's the perfect lens for photographers and moviemakers looking to expand their creativity.
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  • 50mm on full-frame cameras, 80mm effective focal-length on APS-C cameras, it's an excellent prime lens for portraits, action, and nighttime photography
  • Maximum aperture of f/1.8 offers exceptional low light performance
  • Circular 7-blade design captures gorgeous, sharp images and movies with beautiful bokeh
  • Updated lens arrangement with improved lens coatings delivers images with excellent color balance, plus minimized ghosting and flare
  • Stepping motor (gear-type STM) delivers near silent, continuous Movie Servo AF for movies, plus speedy, smooth autofocusing for stills
  • Improved focus ring placement makes manual focus adjustments easy
  • Features a rugged metal mount, plus an improved minimum focusing distance of 0.35m (1.15ft) and a maximum magnification of 0.21x
  • Compact and lightweight, it's an outstanding walk-around lens


Lens Type
Standard Prime
Lens Mount
Canon EF
Apparent Focal Length with APS-C/DX Sensor
80 mm
Horizontal Angle of View with 35 mm Sensor
Fixed/Prime Focal Length
50 mm
Maximum Aperture
Minimum Aperture
Closest Focusing Distance
0.35 m
Maximum Magnification


Focus Adjustment
Cam ring rotated to fixed positions by stepping motor and gear
Focusing Motor
Stepping Motor
Manual Focusing
Construction (Elements/Groups)
Zoom System
Not Applicable
Diaphragm Blades

Physical Features

Mount Construction
Filter Attachment Type
Filter Size
49 mm
Maximum Diameter
69.2 mm
Maximum Length
39.3 mm
159 g

Camera Compatibility

Compatible Brand
All Canon DSLRs
  • EF50mm 1:1.8 STM
  • Lens Cap E-49
  • Lens Dust Cap E

  • Great Lens cinematic shots
    by Catmanuhd

    on November 26, 2019

    I love this lens for my YouTube videos. It gets a great focus on central figures while blurring the background like a movie

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  • A great addition to my camera
    by Bhowa0

    on November 22, 2019

    I love this lens. It’s a great universal lens that captures great moments of my family, friends and clients.

    Review originally posted on

  • Love it
    by LIZjun

    on November 22, 2019

    Easy to use recommended you will like it the price is ok

    Review originally posted on

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