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Canon EF 50mm f/1.8 II, reviewed by Azathoth

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Overall Rating7.5
Overall Image Quality8
Value for Money10
Bokeh6
Sharpness10
Contrast9
Focusing4
Must Have8.5
Suitability to Intended Use7.5
Got What I Expected8
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Post has been last edited 11 months ago by Azathoth. 4 edits done in total.
Jan 15, 2015 15:46 |  #1

Pros:
- Amazing sharpness;
- Large aperture;
- Very, very cheap;
- Awesome value for money;
- Small and light;
- Good for portraits in a crop camera;

Cons:
- Horrible thin focus ring;
- Inconsistent focus especially at low light;
- Some chromatic aberration;
- Harsh bokeh;
- Slow and noisy AF;
- Poor build quality;

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