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Canon RF 50mm f/1.8 STM Lens

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RF5018STM

Canon RF 50mm 1.8 STM Lens: Big Performance, Compact Size

Take your creativity anywhere with the Canon RF 50mm 1.8 STM lens. Designed for Canon EOS R series mirrorless cameras, this prime lens is conveniently compact and suitable for a vast range of subjects: portraiture, food, landscapes, close-ups, and more. Offering powerful 7-stop Image Stabilisation with selected cameras, the Canon RF 50mm 1.8 STM lens is outstanding in any light and perfect for stills and video.

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A World of Possibilities in One Compact Lens

Explore a world of creative possibilities with the Canon RF 50mm 1.8 STM lens. Offering a natural perspective similar to the human eye’s, this versatile prime lens is ideal for portraits, landscapes, food, candid street photos, and more. At 160g it’s also exceptionally portable – perfect for travel and handheld photography or video.

Remarkable Clarity & Sharpness

Even at its widest aperture setting, the Canon RF 50mm 1.8 STM lens captures clear, sharp images, ensuring all of your subjects are recreated beautifully. When attached to the Canon EOS R5 or EOS R6 it offers an incredible 7 stops of combined camera-and-lens Image Stabilisation (IS). This results in remarkably sharper and clearer photos, and smoother video, even when you shoot indoor or night scenes without a tripod.

Beautiful Bokeh & Depth of Field

With a bright f1.8 maximum aperture, the Canon RF 50mm 1.8 STM lens perf orms superbly in low light. The wide aperture also creates beautifully soft background blur and shallow depth of field, enabling you to emphasise slivers of detail—like eyelashes in a portrait or a single flower in a landscape—for creative effect.

Embrace Close Detail

Embrace the details, be they in food, nature, or everyday life. The Canon RF 50mm 1.8 STM lens has a minimum focusing distance of 30cm, allowing you to capture quarter-macro shots at 0.25x magnification. This makes the Canon RF 50mm f1.8 STM lens an ideal choice for capturing small subjects from close range.

Smooth, Fast & Quiet Autofocus

Equipped with Stepping Motor (STM) technology, the Canon RF 50mm 1.8 STM lens offers impressively smooth, fast and quiet autofocus (AF). This means you’ll capture fleeting, candid moments sharply and almost silently, without needing to worry about distracting your subject or recording unwanted sound on video.

Young woman with blue eyes resting her fingers against her face, photographed with the Canon RF 50mm 1.8 STM LensYoung woman with blue eyes resting her fingers against her face, photographed with the Canon RF 50mm 1.8 STM Lens
Tart topped with cream, glazed fruit and a yellow flower, served on a floral plate, shot with the Canon RF 50mm 1.8 STM LensTart topped with cream, glazed fruit and a yellow flower, served on a floral plate, shot with the Canon RF 50mm 1.8 STM Lens

Specifications

General
Face Detection
No
Angle of View
6° 10'
Autofocus
Yes
Dimensions
Approx. 6.42 x 13.5" (16.31 x 34.29 cm)
Focal Length
400 mm
Format Compatibility
35mm Film / Full-Frame Digital Sensor
Canon (APS-C)
Groups/Elements
12/16
Image Stabilization
Yes
Maximum Reproduction Ratio
1:6.6
Panoroma Mode
No
Product Weight
1.0000
Brands
Canon
Wi-Fi Enabled
Yes
External Battery Charger
No
HDR Mode
No
Landing Gear/Legs Included
Yes
Key Specs
Speciality
Auto Focus
Genre/Use
Portrait
Lens Type / Category
Telephoto Lenses
Feature
Diaphragm Blades
8
Stabilisation
Optical IS
Lens Hood
Sold separately
Tripod Collar
Yes
Minimum Focus Distance
8.86' (2.7 m)
Filter Thread
Rear: 52 mm
Magnification
0.17x

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  • Brisbane: 232 Arthur Street, Newstead, Qld 4006
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Will my purchase come with an Australian warranty?

Yes – all orders are shipped directly from CameraPro and come with a full Australian manufacturer’s warranty.
Because CameraPro is an authorised Australian retailer, you’ll receive full local cover for technical support, firmware upgrades and repairs for a minimum of 12 months.

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