Lightweight and affordable, the Canon EF 50mm lens which offers a fast f/1.8 aperture is an excellent lens for people who prefer a fixed focal length. Canon's lightest EF lens at a mere 4.6 ounces, the lens boasts a traditional Gauss-type optical design that delivers a sharp performance even when wide open. As a result, the lens provides an image that's extremely close to how your eye perceives a subject, making it excellent for portraits and images that require a natural depth of field. In addition, the lens focuses as close as 18 inches, helping you take extreme close-ups. Finally, the lens offers an excellent color balance. As with all Canon lenses, the lens carries a one-year warranty.The Opteka X-GRIP handle can be used by both a professional or amateur user. This incredible support offers stability and control. The removable shoe attachment enables you to add a video light, flash or microphone. Extremely useful product for shooting events especially skateboarding and other extreme sports.The Opteka VM-100 Shotgun Microphone is a highly sensitive directional microphone designed to magnify your target sounds while eliminating background noise from video shoots. The VM-100 will attach to camcorders & digital SLRs via shoe mount, straight bracket or video rig. It may also be mounted to a boompole via the 3/8" or 1/8" threads.