Canon EF 50mm f 1.8 II Camera Lens – The Nifty Fifty

Canon EF 50mm f 1.8 II Camera Lens

Canon EF 50mm f 1.8 ii camera lens

Canon 50mm f 1.8 mk ii camera lens

I have quite a few different lenses in my camera bag. Some are good, some aren’t so good, but one that I use regularly is the Canon EF 50mm f/1.8 II Camera Lens - AKA the “nifty fifty”. I read a lot about this lens before buying it and the general consensus was that they had pretty poor build quality with reasonable optics. That opinion had me sitting on the fence as to whether I would buy one or not, but then I saw the price. Here in Australia they retail for about $120 which is exceptionally cheap for any lens, even a bad one. At such a cheap price I really couldn’t see any reason not to get one.

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