One of the most versatile lenses you can buy is a nifty fifty. With a flexible focal length that can be used for portraits, landscapes and still life, a 50mm is a photographer's best friend. Luckily, you can now purchase a Canon 50mm f/1.4 for only $299 - that's a $100 discount on this fantastic piece of glass.
While the Canon 50mm f/1.8 is designed for full frame cameras, you can also use it on APS-C models as well for an 80mm equivalent focal length. In addition, the Guassian optics design includes two high refractive index elements to reduce distortion and spherical aberrations for high sharpness and accurate rendering.
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Canon 50mm f/1.4 - $299 from $399
The Canon 50mm f/1.4 is a fantastic little lens that provides great image quality in a compact package. With a $100 discount, now this is the perfect time to consider picking up such a great piece of glass (US only)View Deal
Meanwhile, Super Spectra coating has also been applied to individual elements to minimize ghosting and flare for great contrast and color neutrality when shooting in strong lighting.
If that's not enough to whet your appetite, don't forget that the Canon 50mm f/1.4 lens also has a micro Ultrasonic Motor (USM) to deliver fast, precise and quiet autofocus performance.
Delivering image quality in spades, you'd be wise to at least consider picking up a Canon 50mm f/1.4. After all, you don't need to wait until Black Friday to start your Christmas shopping!