Canon EF 14mm f/2.8L II USM

Canon EF 14mm f2.8L II USM

Lens Summary

Brand: Canon

Also Known As: Canon 14mm f/2.8L II

Lens Type: Prime Lens

Format: Full Frame / FX

Focus: Autofocus

Lens Mount: Canon EF

Release Date: 2008-08-20

MSRP Price: $2359

Made in: Japan

Infrared Rating: Good

Production Status: In Production

Lens Description: Ultra-wide angle lenses have always been in demand by architectural, corporate, and other top pro photographers. This new lens features completely redesigned optics including 2 high-precision Aspherical elements and two totally new UD-glass elements. The result is superior image quality: better contrast and sharpness at the outer edges, and a reduction in chromatic aberrations that can sometimes be seen with high-resolution digital SLRs. Its diagonal angle of view is an impressive 114°-anything larger would be a Fisheye lens. It has a built-in lens hood, and has been dust- and moisture- proofed. The lens uses a rear focusing system, high-speed CPU, and a powerful ring-type USM with revised electronics for faster, more responsive AF. This lens continues the proud tradition of superior clarity optics found in L-series Canon lenses.

Canon EF 14mm f/2.8L II USM Specifications

Lens Specifications
Lens TypePrime Lens
Focal Length14mm
Mount TypeCanon EF
FormatFull Frame / FX
Compatible Format(s)35mm Film
Compatible with TeleconvertersYes
Maximum Reproduction Ratio0.15x
Image Stabilizer (Image Stabilization)No
Aperture Information
Aperture RingNo
Maximum Aperturef/2.8
Minimum Aperturef/22
Maximum Angle of View (Full Frame format)114°
Optical Information
Lens Elements14
Lens Groups11
Diaphragm Blades6
Extra-Low Dispersion Glass ElementsYes
Aspherical Elements1
SWC (SubWavelength Structure Coating)No
Super Spectra CoatingYes
Focus Information
Built-in Focus MotorYes
UltraSonic Motor (USM)Yes
Minimum Focus Distance7.9 in. / 0.2m
Distance InformationYes
Filter Information
Filter Size01/01/1900
Accepts Filter Type01/01/1900
Physical Characteristics
Weather / Dust SealingYes
Tripod CollarNo
Dimensions3.2 in. x 3.7 in. / 80mm x 94mm
Weight22.8 oz./645g
Other Information
Available in ColorsBlack

Lens Construction

Canon EF 14mm f2.8L II USM Lens Construction

MTF Chart

Canon EF 14mm f2.8L II USM MTF

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