Canon RF 50mm F1.2L USM is a Fixed aperture Auto Focus (AF) Standard Prime
lens with 35mm FF max sensor coverage, and it is designed to be used with RF Mount
What type of photography is the Canon RF 50mm F1.2L USM lens good for?
The type of photography that you are planning to use the Canon RF 50mm F1.2L USM is an important decision factor. Here we have evaluated its suitability to various photography scenarios:
Canon RF 50mm F1.2L USM is a member of Canon's RF L series of lenses. Below you can see the latest lenses in this series.
RF L Series Lenses in Canon RF Mount
Reasons to Buy Canon RF 50mm F1.2L USM Lens
Here we've included a summary of the advantages and disadvantages of the Canon RF 50mm F1.2L USM lens in a list form to help you determine whether it offers the features you need.
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| Full-time Manual Focusing
| Very Fast Aperture
| Covers Full-Frame Sensor
| 10 Diaphragm Blades for Smooth Bokeh
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Canon RF 50mm F1.2L USM is compatible with cameras that have a Canon RF lens mount. Some of the latest released cameras that are compatible with the Canon RF lenses are Canon R100, Canon R8 and Canon R50.
Canon R100 with the Canon RF 50mm F1.2L USM Lens
Canon R8 with the Canon RF 50mm F1.2L USM Lens
Canon R50 with the Canon RF 50mm F1.2L USM Lens
Size, Weight and Filter Thread
Size and weight is a very important decision factor when searching for your next lens. Canon RF 50mm F1.2L USM has a maximum diameter of 90mm and total length of 108mm. It weighs 950g / 33.5 oz.
Below you can find a scaled side-by-side image of Canon RF 50mm F1.2L USM and Canon RF 24-70mm F2.8L IS USM (Canon RF mount) to get a better idea of how their sizes compare in real life. Check the detailed comparison of these two lenses here.
Canon RF 50mm F1.2L USM has a filter thread of 77mm. Below are links to the filters that we recommend you to consider for your Canon RF 50mm F1.2L USM:
Canon RF 50mm F1.2L USM has a fixed focal length of 50mm. When it is mounted on an APS-C sensor camera with 1.6x crop, it provides an 35mm (FF) equivalent of 80mm.
The Canon RF 50mm F1.2L USM is a weather-sealed lens, which provides extra protection to prevent water and dust get inside the lens and camera body under light rain, snow and wind. In order to have effective protection, you have to pair the Canon RF 50mm F1.2L USM with a weather-sealed camera body such as the Canon R8, Canon R6 II and Canon R7.
Optical Image Stabilization
Canon RF 50mm F1.2L USM doesn't have an optical image stabilization system so the only option to stabilize the image taken with this lens is to mount on a camera body with IBIS (sensor based In-body image stabilization).
Maximum Magnification Ratio
Canon RF 50mm F1.2L USM has a Max Magnification Ratio of 0.19x and has a minimum focusing distance of 0.4m.
Canon RF 50mm F1.8 STM is the only Standard Prime type Canon RF mount lens with higher max magnification than the Canon RF 50mm F1.2L USM.
Canon RF 50mm F1.2L USM has a max aperture of F1.2 and a minimum aperture of F16.
Canon RF 50mm F1.2L USM's optical formula consists of 15 elements in 9 groups . Following special elements are used in this design:
- Ground aspherical + aspherical _+ UD elements
- Air Sphere
- fluorine coatings
Canon RF 50mm F1.2L USM is available in Black color.
Popular Comparisons of Canon RF 50mm F1.2L USM
Here are the eight most popular comparisons of the Canon RF 50mm F1.2L USM amongst Camera Decision readers.
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