Canon EF 50mm f/1.8 STM Lens

Fixed Focal Lens

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Canon EF 50mm f/1.8 STM Lens
South Africa
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Ilse, South Africa. 27 July 2017

Crisp and clear. Good purchase at a reasonable price

Tyrone, South Africa. 11 January 2017

Great lens. Perfect balance of cost versus performance. Love it.

Paul, South Africa. 12 April 2016

Deffinitely my favorite lense. Bit of a fragile build but amazing quality optics.

Adrian, South Africa. 5 December 2016

One of the best lenses around for its price,A prime lens for a bargain,best results for exceptional sharpness is f5.6-F8,Beautiful Bokeh blurred back round with lower F stops.

Tariq, South Africa. 4 October 2016

Great value for money! This is a perfect lense for anyone looking to step it up a notch from their kit lenses.

One thing to note, if you are using a crop sensor camera this lense will be "like" a 80mm lens on a full frame camera. (So if you want true 50mm representation on your crop sensor camera, you would need a 30-35mm lense)

I knew this therefor it does not affect my review, but you might not be aware of this fact.

With that said, this is a perfect lens for portraits on a crop sensor camera. Decently sharp at F1.8 and extremely sharp at F2.8-F16 in my usage. The Bokeh is beautiful and nice and smooth. Low light performance is great due to the wide open aperture.

The build quality is decent for what you pay, the mount is metal (not plastic).

Overall, this is a product I would recommend to all who want that Professional like quality pictures. It's a great prime lens to use for portraits.

Of course any lens will not make you a pro, that you will need to learn and study. A lens is simply a tool.

IBTISAAM, South Africa. 24 December 2017

I love this lens, it's super easy to use and it gives the best depth of field

Coleen, South Africa. 14 November 2016

Service and product great as usual. Thank you.

Johann, South Africa. 3 October 2016

A "nifty fifty" is definitely a must have, and this one is great. The F1.8 is also great for low light photography.

Brian, South Africa. 8 September 2017

3 days and it was in my eager hot hands, well done Takealot! What a beautiful little lens plus it lives up to its reputation, sharp, light and quality manufacture and affordable, well done Canon!

Matthew Bishop, South Africa. 4 March 2016

Awesome little lens! Nice and large aperture for shooting portraits or low light.

Sulaiman, South Africa. 18 October 2017

Great lens for anyone looking to take their photography to the next level from the kit lens. The 'Nifty Fifty' is definitely a must-have in any photographers kit.

Arno, South Africa. 10 February 2017

Best value for money for any lens out there! Amazing image quality. Just an absolute joy to use. Nifty-fifty indeed!

Yashik, South Africa. 14 November 2016

Good Value for money. Crisp clean shots. Focusing ring is smooth and seamless. The motor does make a slight noise when autofocusing however it's much less than previous versions.
Great buy

Kurt, South Africa. 12 March 2016


Ethan, South Africa. 3 August 2017

Such an amazing lens, well built and excellent glass. The depth of field is amazing, very smooth. Highly recommend this to all photographers / cinematographers

Linton, South Africa. 16 May 2017

Amazing Lens

Marissa, South Africa. 2 February 2016

Very nice lens!

Megan, South Africa. 15 November 2017

Such an incredible lens - great value for the perfect lens for low light and portrait photography. The auto focus is indeed very quiet (quiet enough for video!) and super high ISO's - what a pleasure.

Felix, South Africa. 29 November 2015

Awesome lense, the bokeh effect is amazing, brings out the depth on subjects?

Anjeev, South Africa. 15 October 2017

Love the lens, especially the blur effect. Makes a slightly loud noise on manual focus. Will have to check if this is normal. Its relatively silent in auto focus mode though. Well worth investing in.

Brandon, South Africa. 26 October 2017

Great lens!

Annette, South Africa. 24 May 2016

Great little lens - really happy with the portraits I am getting so.

Thys, South Africa. 12 August 2016

A magic lens. Just what I wanted. This will make a huge difference to my portrait photography

Jean-Pierre, South Africa. 5 September 2016

Rocking it on a crop sensor and loving the results!

Donavan, South Africa. 30 September 2016

This is an awesome little lens. I couldn't believe a lens with such a low f-stop has such a low price. Good value for money and great quality.

Gertruida, South Africa. 1 December 2015

I love this little lens. It's sharp at the focus point(s) with a perfectly shallow depth of field. Up until now I could only get this effect with my very expensive and very heavy macro lens. I can't wait to try this gem out on sunsets, bokeh, my dogs, and of course, my grandchildren.

Neil , South Africa. 23 June 2016

A must have for any photographer. Sharp and quick.

Matthew, South Africa. 17 November 2016

A great upgrade from its previous model. Incredibly sharp images with fast , quiet focus. Great lens at a great price, no kit is complete without it.

Thalia, South Africa. 18 May 2016

Love this lens. Bokeh is great and the product is definitely of Canon quality - well built and fantastic!

Tamunotonte, South Africa. 2 May 2017

Great service from Takealot. I love this lens. I just got mine today.

Nicole, South Africa. 19 November 2016

Every Photographers Must Have!! AWESOME SUPER HAPPY

Thabani, South Africa. 27 October 2016

The item comes as described.

Fatima, South Africa. 28 August 2017

I really really love this Lense. It works perfectly on my 1200D. Takealots service was amazing as well!

Monwabisa, South Africa. 5 October 2017

I love it... delivery as promised.

Ashley, South Africa. 15 November 2017

Great lens for anyone and everyone! A must have

Hellmut, South Africa. 17 October 2016

An awesome product.. Love it

James, South Africa. 27 September 2017

Absolutely love it! I highly recommend to anyone looking for a cheap, but really good prime lens!

Arthur, South Africa. 31 July 2017

great product. and as always speedy delivery! ps this is an amazing lens for its price. must have in a photographers toolbox. unless you have the funds for a 1.2/4 f stop 50mm.
though this one does the job????

Coert, South Africa. 1 December 2017

I am very impressed with this lens. It allows one a tremendous amount of freedom in lower light situations before a flash is truly required. With its very shallow depth of field, it makes for stunning portrait photos. Lots of bang for your buck.

Patrick, South Africa. 10 November 2017

This 50mm lense is real making magic I don't regret buying it

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