Tony Northrup recently posted the Canon EF 50mm f/1.8 STM vs 50mm f/1.8 II video review. Featuring a large maximum aperture of f/1.8, Canon EF 50mm f/1.8 STM is ideal for creating portraits with beautiful, soft-blurred backgrounds. And it’s also ideal for low-light photography and night scenes. It is excellent for entry-level and advanced amateur photographers, as well as users looking to capture video. The new Canon EF 50mm f/1.8 STM Lens is in stock at Amazon, B&H, Adorama for $125.
The Canon EF 50mm f/1.8 II Lens is a standard length prime lens with a fast maximum aperture of f/1.8. It is effective in low light situations and offers shallow depth of field focus. At just 4.6 oz it is a particularly lightweight lens ideal for everyday use. Now the Canon EF 50mm f/1.8 II Lens is in stock at Amazon, B&H, Adorama for $110.
Canon EF 50mm f/1.8 STM vs 50mm f/1.8 II: Battle of the Fantastic Plastic