Canon EF 50mm f/1.8 STM Lens Hands-On Review

Canon EF 50mm f1.8 STM-2

I received my new Canon EF 50mm f/1.8 STM lens today and wanted to share my initial impressions.

This lens is situated as the next Nifty Fifty in Canon’s line-up, offering the popular 50mm focal length at an affordable $125 price point. Of course, on APS-C cameras like the Canon EOS Rebel series will provide a field of view equivalent to an 80mm lens on a full frame camera. This makes it a nice option as a beginner’s portrait lens for the Canon Rebel shooter. [Read more…]

Canon USA Store Refurbished Deals

Canon Refurbished Deals May 2015

Canon USA has several of its refurbished cameras and lenses on sale this weekend. Notable deals include:

  • Canon 5D Mark III for $2199
  • Canon 6D for $1299
  • Canon 7D for $649
  • Canon T5i for $449
  • Canon PowerShot G1 X for $299.99
  • Canon PowerShot G15 for $249.99
  • Canon PowerShot SX170 HS for $79.99
  • Canon EF-S 55-250mm f/4-5.6 IS II for $99.99
  • Canon EF 75-300mm f/4-5.6 III for $69.99
  • Canon EF-S 18-200mm f/3.5-5.6 IS for $349
  • Canon EF 50mm f/1.8 II for $79.99

Since these are official Canon USA refurbished products, everything comes with Canon USA’s 1-year warranty. You can find everything here on Canon USA’s website.