Approve the Cookies
This website uses cookies to improve your user experience. By using this site, you agree to our use of cookies and our Privacy Policy.
OK
Index  •   • New posts  •   • RTAT  •   • 'Best of'  •   • Gallery  •   • Gear  •   • Reviews
Guest
New posts  •   • RTAT  •   • 'Best of'  •   • Gallery  •   • Gear  •   • Reviews
Register to forums    Log in

 
FORUMS Gear Reviews Lens Reviews 
Thread started 15 Jan 2015 (Thursday) 15:46
Search threadPrev/next
sponsored links
(this ad will go away when you log in as a registered member)
TOGGLE RATINGS BETWEEN ALL AND Azathoth (showing now: Azathoth)
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
image
photo by lovemyram4x4
Ownership Status: "own"

Click here for sample photos and more info.
Click ratings to see total averages and rating distributions.
List all reviews of Canon EF 50mm f/1.8 II

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

 
Azathoth
" ...whose name no lips dare speak aloud"
Avatar
1,343 posts
Gallery: 498 photos
Best ofs: 6
Likes: 3094
Joined Jul 2012
Location: Funchal
Post edited over 1 year ago by Azathoth. (4 edits in all)
     
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;

Image sample:

IMAGE: https://farm8.staticflickr.com/7427/11485166543_bd7c2604f5_c.jpg
IMAGE LINK: https://flic.kr/p/iuUt​SP  (external link) Bloom (external link) by RicardoPestana2012 (external link), on Flickr

IMAGE: https://c7.staticflickr.com/1/563/22420863774_a2e5b689a3_b.jpg
IMAGE LINK: https://flic.kr/p/AafM​EN  (external link) Untitled (external link) by Ricardo Pestana (external link), on Flickr

500px (external link) | flickr (external link) | Facebook (external link) | Instagram (external link)

  
  LOG IN TO REPLY
sponsored links
(this ad will go away when you log in as a registered member)

1,443 views & 0 likes for this thread
Canon EF 50mm f/1.8 II, reviewed by Azathoth
FORUMS Gear Reviews Lens Reviews 
AAA
x 1600
y 1600

Jump to forum...   •  Rules   •  Index   •  New posts   •  RTAT   •  'Best of'   •  Gallery   •  Gear   •  Reviews   •  Member list   •  Polls   •  Image rules   •  Search   •  Password reset

Not a member yet?
Register to forums
Registered members may log in to forums and access all the features: full search, image upload, follow forums, own gear list and ratings, likes, more forums, private messaging, thread follow, notifications, own gallery, all settings, view hosted photos, own reviews, see more and do more... and all is free. Don't be a stranger - register now and start posting!


COOKIES DISCLAIMER: This website uses cookies to improve your user experience. By using this site, you agree to our use of cookies and to our privacy policy.
Privacy policy and cookie usage info.


POWERED BY AMASS forum software 2.1forum software
version 2.1 /
code and design
by Pekka Saarinen ©
for photography-on-the.net

Latest registered member is afrostone
762 guests, 250 members online
Simultaneous users record so far is 6430, that happened on Dec 03, 2017

Photography-on-the.net Digital Photography Forums is the website for photographers and all who love great photos, camera and post processing techniques, gear talk, discussion and sharing. Professionals, hobbyists, newbies and those who don't even own a camera -- all are welcome regardless of skill, favourite brand, gear, gender or age. Registering and usage is free.