Okay canon, give me this lens with good construction, metal mount, sharp at 1.8, and under 500 and I'm sold. hopefully that's not asking too much. Pretty excited about this rumor.
I really like lenses that can go wide.. but it seems that wide just is more of bragging rights than actual use. Sure there are AMAZING photos taken at f1.2, 1.4... but most are just fine/better at higher f stops. Just my opinion.
Time to sell my 50 1.8 fast before this comes out... to the people not on canon rumors. XD
I have an original ef 50mm f1.8...back from the days when the EF mount was new and the only ESO camera was the EOS 650...it has a mental mount and is pretty sharp wide open. It's a realy pity that Canon haven't created the perfect 50 yet. I've owned every 50mm canon have made in the ef mount (and a few of the FD's before that) and they are all deficient in some way. The best is certainly the 50mm f1.2 L but it's a lens which is far from perfect. As much as I'd lke a better 50mm lens, I'm more of a 35/85mm kind of guy. My 50' is very rarely used.