Is a 50mm lens good for sports?

Is a 50mm lens good for sports?

I use the 50mm ALL THE TIME for indoor sports. Including gymnastics, so yes, this lens will work fine. I would do as Aressem said though, crank your ISO up so you can keep the lens open more and your shutter speed up. I typically shoot at 1600ISO 1/500 at 2.8 or higher when I’m indoors with the 50mm.

What is the Canon 50mm 1.8 used for?

A wide aperture lens for high quality portraits and low light photos. With the EF 50mm f/1.8 STM lens you can easily produce more artistic and impactful photography thanks to a wide f/1.8 aperture that produces sharp focus on your subject and a beautiful blurred background.

Is Canon 50mm 1.8 good?

At a short focus distance, the widest apertures of this lens can indeed create a strong background blur. I’ll share an example later. Overall, it is not hard to find flaws in the Canon EF 50mm f/1.8 STM Lens’ image quality. But stopped down, this lens performs very well.

What type of lens do I need for sports photography?

Ultra-fast primes or high-end zoom lenses are necessary for professional sports photography. Speed, as well as superior focus fall-off, makes the difference between amateur and pro sports photos. Look for zooms with a maximum aperture of f/2.8; this maximum aperture should remain constant throughout the zoom range.

Which is Canon 50mm f / 1.8 STM lens?

Designed specifically for the EF 50mm f/1.8 STM lens, to prevent stray light from entering the lens in order to keep unwanted glare from affecting your photographs. Designed for use with the EF 50mm f/1.8 STM Lens. Fits 49mm diameter lenses. Rear lens cap for all EF type lenses, lens extenders, and extension tubes.

How much does a Canon 50mm lens cost?

Canon makes four 50mm lens for conventional photography! There is an okay lens (this one; 50mm f/1.8 II for about $105), a great lens (50mm f/1.8 STM for about $110), a super lens (50mm f/1.4 USM for about $329) and an awesome lens (50mm f/1.2 L USM for about $1,349).

What’s the aperture on a Canon 50mm lens?

The Canon RF 50mm F1.8 STM’s pocket-friendly proportions (at 160g and 40.5mm long), bright f/1.8 maximum aperture for creative depth of field and near-silent STM autofocus technology make it a discreet option, ideal for street photography, candid portraits and video.

Why is a 50mm lens good for photography?

“The 50mm focal length allows you to become more instinctive with your photography, but at the same time, because of the limitations it has in terms of its focal length, it challenges you to be more creative,” he says.