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EF 50mm f/2.5 Compact Macro


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Focal Length & Maximum Aperture

50mm 1:2.5

Lens Construction

9 elements in 8 groups

Diagonal Angle of View


Focus Adjustment

Front group linear extension system with AFD

Closest Focusing Distance

0.23m / 0.8 ft. (film plane to subject)

Filter Size


Max. Diameter x Length, Weight

2.7 x 2.5, 9.9 oz. / 67.6 x 63.0mm, 280g

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