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Canon TS-E 45mm f2.8 vs Canon EF 50mm f1.4 USM

Looking to find more information regarding these two camera lenses? Check out our side by side comparison of the Canon TS-E 45mm f2.8 vs Canon EF 50mm f1.4 USMto review specs, pros and cons, and which is right for you.

Canon TS-E 45mm f2.8 Top Features

  • 45mm Focal Range
  • F2.8 Max Aperture
  • Filter Thread: 72mm
  • Max Format: 35mm FF
  • Canon EF Mount
  • Weight: 645g.
  • Diameter: 81mm
  • Length: 90mm
  • Min Focus Distance:0.4m
  • Max Magnification:0.16x

Canon TS-E 45mm f2.8

Canon 50mm f1.4 USM Top Features

  • 50mm Focal Range
  • F1.4 Max Aperture
  • Filter Thread: 58mm
  • Max Format:
  • Canon EF Mount
  • Weight: 290g.
  • Diameter: 74mm
  • Length: 51mm
  • Min Focus Distance:0.45m
  • Max Magnification:0.15x

Canon EF 50mm f1.4 USM

Our Winner: Canon TS-E 45mm f2.8 over Canon EF 50mm f1.4 USM

Focal Length – Wide 45mm vs 50mm
Minimum Focus Distance 0.4m vs 0.45m
Max Magnification 0.16x vs 0.15x

Pros Of Canon EF 50mm f1.4 USM over Canon TS-E 45mm f2.8
Focal Length – Tele 50mm vs 45mm
Max Aperture – Wide 1.4 vs 2.8
Max Aperture – Tele 1.4 vs 2.8
Autofocus Yes vs No
Weight 290g vs 645g
Diameter 74mm vs 81mm
Length 51mm vs 90mm
Filter Thread 58mm vs 72mm

Canon TS-E 45mm f2.8 vs Canon 50mm f1.4 USM Specs Table

General Canon TS-E 45mm f2.8 Canon 50mm f1.4 USM
Brand Canon Canon
Lens Type Prime Prime
Lens Type Perspective Control Prime Standard Prime
Lens Mount Canon EF Canon EF
Max Format 35mm FF 35mm FF
Focal Range 45mm 50mm
Image Stabilization No No
Colour Black Black
Zoom Method No Zoom No Zoom
Power Zoom No No
Zoom Lock No No
Zoom Ratio 1.0X 1.0X
Max Aperture F2.8 F1.4
Min Aperture F22.0 F22.0
Aperture Ring No No
Diaphragm Blades 8 8
Optical Elements 10 8
Optical Groups 9 6
Special Elements unknown Two high-refraction lens elements and new Gaussian optics eliminate astigmatism and suppress astigmatic difference
Min Focus Distance 0.4m 0.45m
Max Magnification 0.16X 0.15X
Autofocus No Yes
AF Motor Type None Ultrasonic
Full Time Manual N/A Yes
Focus Method Rear Unit
Distance Scale Yes Unknown
DoF Scale Yes Unknown
Distance Scale Yes Unknown
Focus Distance Limiter Unknown Unknown
Physical Specs
Weight 645g 290g
Diameter 81mm 74mm
Length 90mm 51mm
Materials Metal barrel, metal mount Plastic barrel, metal mount
Weather Sealing No No
Filter Thread 72mm 58mm
Filter Notes
Hood Supplied Unknown Unknown
Hood Code EW-79BII ES-71II
Tripod Collar No No
Optional Accessories Hard Case LH-D14 Soft Case LP1216 Hard Case LHP-C10 Soft Case ES-C9/LP1014
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