Canon EF 50mm f/2.5 Compact Macro

Macro

EF 50mm f2.5 Compact Macro

Canon EF 50mm f/2.5 Compact Macro

Standard lens with perfect macro capability

Light and compact, perfect as a general-purpose macro lens or as a flexible standard lens.

Benefits

  • Standard 46° angle of view
  • 23cm closest focusing distance
  • 1/2 life size image reproduction
  • AFD focusing system
  • 52mm filter size
  • Super Spectra coatings reduce ghosting and flare

Sample Images

Detailed Features

Multi purpose macro

Lightweight and compact macro lens for close-ups up to 0.5x (half life size). The optical system uses a floating construction for performance at all focusing distances. With a large f/2.5 aperture, beautiful background blur is possible. This multi-purpose lens is ideal for portraiture and other applications besides macro photography.

Large f/2.5 aperture

A maximum aperture of f/2.5 allows for fast, flash-free shooting in low light settings, plus excellent depth of field control.

Fully Electronic Lens Mount

As part of the acclaimed EF lens family, this lens features a built in AF motor to provide fast direct AF performance. The lens also includes an Electromagnetic diaphragm (EMD) which enables incredibly accurate aperture control, ensuring your chosen aperture remains accurate and constant every time.

Super Spectra coating

Super Spectra coatings help ensure accurate colour balance and high contrast, whilst also suppressing flare and ghosting by absorbing light that might be reflected off internal lens elements and digital EOS sensors.

Product Specification

Angle of view (horzntl, vertl, diagnl) 40°, 27°, 46°
Lens construction (elements/groups) 9/8
No. of diaphragm blades 6
Minimum aperture 32
Closest focusing distance (m) 0.23
Maximum magnification (x) 0.50
AF actuator AFD
Filter diameter (mm) 52
Max. diameter x length (mm) 67.6 x 63
Weight (g) 280
Magnification - Extension Tube EF12 II 0.74 x 0.24
Magnification - Extension Tube EF25 II 1.04 - 0.54
Lens Cap E-52 / E-52II
Lens hood -
Hard case LHP-C10
Soft case ES-C9/LP814

Accessories & Supplies

Extension Tube EF 12 II

When used with selected lenses, this 12mm extension tube allows much closer focusing.

Extension Tube EF 25 II

When used with selected lenses, this 25mm extension tube allows much closer focusing.

Lens Cap E-52II

Protects your Canon lens when it's not being used.

Dust Cap E

Protects your Canon lens when it's not being used.

Polarising Filter PL-C B 52mm

A polarising filter for lenses with a 52mm diameter filter thread.

Protect Filter 52mm

Protects the front element of lenses from dirt and damage. Fits lenses with a filter thread of 52mm.

ND4-L 52mm

When attached to the end of your camera's lens, this filter reduces the amount of light coming into the camera by 2 stops. For lenses with a 52mm filter thread.

ND8-L 52mm

When attached to the end of your camera's lens, this filter reduces the amount of light coming into the camera by 3 stops. For lenses with a 52mm filter thread.

Close-up lens 250D 52mm

Attaches to your camera's lens, allowing you to get nearer to tiny objects. Fits lenses with a 52mm filter thread.

Lens pouch LP814

Protective soft case for selected EF lenses.

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Macro Ring Lite MR-14EX II

A high performance Macrolite flash delivering creative lighting solutions for photographers shooting close-up images, both on location and in the studio.

Macro Twin Lite MT-24EX

Take control of your macro photography lighting with the Macro Twin Lite MT-24EX. Designed for macro specialists it provides versatility in both light direction and power.

Macrolite Adapter 52C

Allows Canon Macro twin lite or Macro ring lite flashes to be used with lenses having a filter-thread diameter of 52mm.

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