01 December 2016

Canon EOS 6D / EF 50mm f/1.8 STM Lens - Aperture Test

Canon EF 50mm F/1.8 ISTM Lens
Aperture Test with Canon EF 50mm F/1.8 STM Lens

With Canon EOS 6D (Av Mode) testing the Canon EF 50mm f/1.8 STM lens.

Objective
Demonstrating application of different aperture settings and the effect on background blur / bokeh quality using the Canon EOS 6D and new EF 50mm F/1.8 STM lens

Note: Using the same subject (London Red Telephone Money Box) at 50mm focal distance using apertures between f/1.8 - f/16 (9 images).

Location
Milnerton, Cape Town

Canon Equipment

  • Canon EOS 6D SLR camera body 
  • Canon EF 50mm f/1.8 STM prime lens 
  • Canon Speedlite 430EX II flash 
  • Exposure settings: Aperture f/1.8 - f/16
  • Auto-ISO 400 
  • Manfrotto Tripod 190X MK190X3-3W
  • No post-proceesing - only croping 

Av Settings: Canon EOS 6D / EF 50mm F/1.8 STM Lens
  • 50mm lens f/1.8 - f/16 
  • ISO 400 
  • Shutter speed: 1/60 seconds 
  • Centre-Point AF
  • Autofocus on

Canon EF 50mm f/1.8 STM Lens (F/1.8 / F/2.8 / F/4 / F/5.6 / F/6.3 / F/7.1 / F/8 / F/11 / F/16)

(Click To Enlarge / Slideshow)
Canon EOS 6D / EF 50mm f/1.8 STM Lens - Aperture Test @ f/1.8
Aperture f/1.8  ISO 400 : Canon EOS 6D / EF 50mm f/1.8 STM Lens

Canon EOS 6D / EF 50mm f/1.8 STM Lens - Aperture Test @ f/2.8
Aperture f/2.8  ISO 400 : Canon EOS 6D  / EF 50mm f/1.8 STM Lens

Canon EOS 6D / EF 50mm f/1.8 STM Lens - Aperture Test @ f/4
Aperture f4  ISO 400 : Canon EOS 6D /  / EF 50mm f/1.8 STM Lens

Canon EOS 6D / EF 50mm f/1.8 STM Lens - Aperture Test @ f/5.6
Aperture f/5.6  ISO 400 : Canon EOS 6D  / EF 50mm f/1.8 STM Lens

Canon EOS 6D / EF 50mm f/1.8 STM Lens - Aperture Test @ f/6.3
Aperture f/6.3  ISO 400 : Canon EOS 6D  / EF 50mm f/1.8 STM Lens

Canon EOS 6D / EF 50mm f/1.8 STM Lens - Aperture Test @ f/7.1
Aperture f/7.1  ISO 400 : Canon EOS 6D  / EF 50mm f/1.8 STM Lens

Canon EOS 6D / EF 50mm f/1.8 STM Lens - Aperture Test @ f/8
Aperture f/8  ISO 400 : Canon EOS 6D  / EF 50mm f/1.8 STM Lens

Canon EOS 6D / EF 50mm f/1.8 STM Lens - Aperture Test @ f/11
Aperture f/11  ISO 400 : Canon EOS 6D  / EF 50mm f/1.8 STM Lens

Canon EOS 6D / EF 50mm f/1.8 STM Lens - Aperture Test @ f/16
Aperture f/16  ISO 400 : Canon EOS 6D  / EF 50mm f. 1.8 STM Lens

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 Canon EF 50mm f/1.8 STM Lens

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