The Canon 50 mm 1.8 is an exceptionally light EF (Electronic Focus) lens, weighing only 130 g, making it the perfect travel companion. This 50 mm 1.8 lens is compact, yet packed with exceptional focusing capabilities. The Gaussian optics on the Canon 50 mm 1.8 provide sharp delineation from near to far focusing distances. It can focus as close as 0.45 m from the image plane, yielding high-quality, extreme close ups. With its excellent colour balance, this lens is ideal for natural-looking shots. The 50 mm 1.8 is a standard lens with an f/1.8 maximum aperture with a lens construction of 6 elements in 5 groups. The Canon 50 mm f1.8 has a maximum diameter of 2.7 inches (68.2 mm), and a length of 1.6 inches (41.0 mm). Quickly capture life as it is, with the fast lens of the Canon 50 mm 1.8. A must-have companion, whether travelling the world, or taking pictures of their hometown, the Canon 50 mm f1.8 is an asset in every photographer’s arsenal.