High image quality you can rely on

The RF 50mm f/1.8 STM has high image quality over the entire screen from the maximum aperture, providing you with crisp and clear photos. When mounted on an EOS R5 or EOS R6, the RF 50mm f/1.8 STM achieves a maximum Image Stabilization (IS) of 7 stops. The camera and lens combined IS corrects shake more accurately, providing sharper and clearer images. It is particularly handy when taking handheld photos in dark setting such as night scenes or indoors.

  • A lens that can easily be carried with you

    The RF 50mm f/1.8 STM has a compact and lightweight design weighing at only 160g. When mounted to your EOS R series camera, it offers excellent mobility and portability, making it ideal for street photography and everyday snapshots.

  • Achieve fast intuitive shooting with the lens control ring

    The RF 50mm f/1.8 STM features the lens control ring, which is unique to Canon’s RF lenses. This feature offers customisable control over shutter speed, ISO or exposure compensation.

Take amazing portrait shots
Candid image of model shot using RF 50mm f/1.8 STM prime lens

The RF 50mm f/1.8 STM with its wide f/1.8 aperture brings your subject into sharp focus and softly blurs the background. You can create a beautiful round circular bokeh, play around with an extremely shallow depth of field, and even stop movement in dark scenes.

  • Child eating watermelon shot using RF 50mm f/1.8 STM prime lens
    Photograph a wide range of scenes with a natural perspective

    The RF 50mm f/1.8 STM provides a similar field of vision to the human eye. This allows you to shoot a variety of expressions by simply adjusting the aperture, shooting distance, angle, and composition. With one lens you can shoot multiple scenes such as portraits, landscapes, snapshots and food.

  • Image of mini cake shot using RF 50mm f/1.8 STM prime lens
    Get closer to your subjects

    The RF 50mm f/1.8 STM has a minimum focusing distance of 0.30m and supports quarter macro shooting with a maximum shooting magnification of 0.25x. This makes it ideal for shooting small subjects such as desserts.

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