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nifty fifty

Advantages: light , autofocus is fast and sharp
Disadvantages: made of plastic

...a keen photography enthusiast i have decided to take a plunge and upgrade my old Sony a200 system (that i couldn’t get on with) to a canon 7d – the first mistake i have made was buying expensive body and not having the funds to buy a decent lens. I ...

raija88 23.04.2012 · Read full review
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Review of Canon EF lens - 50 mm F/1.8

Cheap as chips but still flashy

Advantages: Cheap, lightweight, sharp pictures
Disadvantages: Noisy motor, lack of zoom

...Anyone who has an interest in photography using SLR’s and particularly Canon bodies should take a look at this prime 50mm lens. Extremely inexpensive for what it is, it delivers sharp images and does exactly what it says on the tin. The feel of the lens ...

carlz2001 03.09.2012 · Read full review
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Review of Canon EF lens - 50 mm F/1.8

Canon 50mm!

Advantages: easy to use, great depth of field and image quality, reasonably priced
Disadvantages: none

I received this Canon 50mm prime lens for my camera last Christmas. ~ Prime lenses ~ A prime len is a fixed lens and this lens is fixed at 50mm so instead of using the optical zoom to zoom in and out, a prime lens means that you, as the photographer, ha ...

aclevername 03.10.2013 · Read full review
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Review of Canon EF lens - 50 mm F/1.8

Possibly the best lens I own for my DSLR - The Canon 50mm F/1.8

Advantages: Lightweight, cheap
Disadvantages: None

...possibly the best lens I own for my Canon EOS 30D DSLR. (And for £65 what a bargain!) This is an incredibly light lens, and as I understand it, it is made entirely from plastic. It might feel a little too light, but believe me, it's a well constr ...

sjhill 08.04.2009 · Read full review
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Review of Canon EF lens - 50 mm F/1.8

Happy Snapping

Advantages: Compact, cheap, wide aperture range, promotes free thinking
Disadvantages: Limited by fixed zoom if used indoors

Using a highly adjustable Canon DSLR on the fly is sometimes more mentally taxing than we'd like it to be. Sometimes we just wanna point, click and move on to the next without wondering if there's any tricks we're missing or settings we haven't optimised. ...

Mk2twin40 21.11.2011 · Read full review
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Review of Canon EF lens - 50 mm F/1.8