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Canon-ef-50mm-f-2-5-compact-macro.299273
8.2 out of 10

Canon EF 50mm f/2.5 Compact Macro

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Reviews and Problems with Canon EF 50mm f/2.5 Compact Macro

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Overall 4
4.0

not what I expected

bonnie, B&H Photo
6 December 2012
  • Excerpt: nothing against this lens, it's not what I thought it would be. I did research and did not realize the image samples seen where takin with this lens and other products used together with this lens.
  • Cons: Tough To Attach
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Overall 4
4.0

I dont like a lot...

carlosnegrinho, Ebay
9 January 2012
Overall 4
4.0

not a quality product for a canon lens however this is the trend

antiquesmugglers, Ebay
5 July 2011
  • Summary: for a canon product this is a very noisey lens! outdated construction methods, get a usm 60mm USM in place, you will be much happier. I see most of their kit lens are being manufactured to a cheaper standard so it appears this is a trend in the companies future, unfortunately it will not meet many buyers expectations.
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Overall 4
4.0

Great price BUT....

genntonik, B&H Photo
27 May 2011
  • Excerpt: I thought this lens was a great value BUT its very slow and difficult to focus. I mainly bought it to photograph flowers and bugs. Forget about catching any bugs with this lens, they will be long gone before the auto-focus is even close. I am disappointed with it, i did read the comments and took the chance purchasing it. Maybe with some practice it will get better..??
  • Pros: Lightweight, Price
  • Cons: Slow Focus
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Overall 4
4.0

A nice, fast lens, but not great for true macro work.

Nobby Jockey, Amazon
16 January 2009
  • Summary: I bought this lens around three months ago for use with my Rebel XTI/400D. It has produced some nice shots and has great clarity and bokeh for portraits and the like. However, in this area it is really only as good as the "nifty fifty" 50mm f/1.8, which you can get on here for about $90. For me, I like to take shots of insects and other animals that tend to be skittish.
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Overall 4
4.0

Keep Looking if You Want a True Macro

Adorama
18 March 2007
  • Excerpt: This is a very sharp lens for most everything. But.. It requires an additional "Life Size" adapter for shooting 1: 1 reproduction, which doesn't allow focusing to infinity. You find yourself having to remove the adapter to shoot larger objects such as butterflies, then remounting it to shoot other insects. It's focus is archaic, making it slow for other uses. If you're into shooting insects, keep looking.
  • Pros: Easily Accessible Controls, Easily Mounted, Sharp Images, Strong Construction
  • Cons: Manification, No USM, Slow focus
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Overall 4
4.0

Good but has problems with focus adjustm

Handyman Pete, WEX
21 September 2012
  • Summary: Not overly happy with lens quality
  • Pros: Easily Interchangeable, Lightweight
  • Cons: Slow Focus
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Overall 4
4.0

Optisch gut - Haptik "billig"

agl "lag", Amazon
27 June 2013
  • Summary: Gesucht habe ich ein 50mm mit Macrofunktion und Canon-Bajonet: + die Abbildungsqualität der Macro.Testbilder dich ich gemacht habe ist soweit ok - nur 1:2 Abbildungsmaßstab -- der Autofocus ist einmalig langsam und genauso einmalig laut --- die Haptik ist "plastic like"; der Focusring dreht bei AF lose durch Könnte aufgrund der optischen Qualität ein mechnisch/elektrisches Revival verdienen! - Finde knappe 300,- dafür zu teuer.
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Overall 4
4.0

User Review

miss.koket, Yandex
17 March 2013
  • Excerpt: Очень огорчена этой покупкой.На деялась,что научусь с ним работать,что быть может он и не так плох как в начале показалось.Пока мне в руки не попал сигмовский макровик и почти по такой же цене.Разница между ними огромная, у сигма четкие фото,хорошее приближение и нет такого кропа.И не страдает яркость фото.В общем буду брать сигма,а это чудо в дальний угол.Если интересно фото есть на моей странице.
  • Pros: увеличивает 1:2
  • Cons: дает жуткий кроп,четкое изображение только в центре фото.Сфотографировать приличное макро с этим обьективом очень сложно.
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Overall 4
4.0

Macro 50mm

Raúl, amazon.es
26 June 2009