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This series looks at the performance of the Canon RF 50mm f/1.2L USM for in terms of visual impact, which is truly outstanding.
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There is not much to comment on here except to say that that the Canon RF 50mm f/1.2L USM looks to be a world-class lens fit in the company of the very best.
Wide open at f/1.2, a razor-cut of sharpness heads across the frame. It is not at its peak but that is hardly a criticism at f/1.2. The combination of high sharpness and micro contrast and strict suppression of optical aberrations means a visual impact potential for making images that is exciting in use. I thought I would be bored testing the Canon RF 50/1.2L but this very first day of shooting I was very pleasantly disabused of that notion.
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