As a 50mm lens, the EF 50mm f/1.2L USM features a very popular focal length – one that works well in a wide variety of settings. Whether you’re looking for a portrait photography lens, a sports photography lens, or a lens for weddings, events or photojournalism, this practical lens could be a great addition to your photographer’s kit. Featuring L-series quality, the EF 50mm f/1.2L USM is solidly built, with the convenient addition of weather sealing. As for optical quality, this lens delivers excellent results, with easy handholdability, even in low light. Its ring-type USM autofocus and Full Time Manual focusing allow you to find superb sharpness within your shots, while flare, distortion and chromatic aberration are all very well controlled. Good bokeh is essential in a portrait lens – and this lens performs wonderfully, allowing you to highlight your subject by creating a smooth background blur.
Fast Quiet Auto Focus
The ring USM drives rapid auto focus with near-silent operation.
Super Spectra Coating
Ensure accurate colour balance & high contrast, suppress flare & ghosting by absorbing light.
Passes Distance Information to E-TTL II
The lens passes distance information back to the camera's E-TTL II flash system to ensure optimal flash
Selected shots from the EF 50mm f/1.2L USM Lens