Canon EF 24mm f/2.8 IS USM

Canon EF 24mm f/2.8 IS USM

Lens Summary

Brand: Canon

Also Known As: Canon EF 24mm f/2.8 IS

Lens Type: Prime Lens

Format: Full Frame / FX

Focus: Autofocus

Lens Mount: Canon EF

Release Date: 2012-02-07

MSRP Price: $849.99

Made in: Japan

Infrared Rating: Good

Production Status: In Production

Lens Description: The Canon EF 24mm f/2.8 IS USM lens is the ideal entry focal length into the world of ultra wide-angle photography. A compact, fixed focal length 24mm lens equipped with Canon's Optical Image Stabilizer technology that offers up to 4 stops of shake correction along with a ring-type USM and advanced CPU with optimized AF algorithms for fast auto focusing. Full-time manual focus feature is available for manual focusing even while in AF mode while a minimum focusing distance of 0.66 ft (0.20m) offers dramatic wide-angle images. Aspherical lens elements help improve image quality on the periphery while a 7-blade circular aperture diaphragm delivers beautiful, soft backgrounds. Lens coatings are also used to help minimize ghosting and flares. Offering spectacular image quality, silent and smooth operation in a compact body, it's the ideal lens for capturing both stills and video.


Canon EF 24mm f/2.8 IS USM Specifications

Lens Specifications
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Lens TypePrime Lens
Focal Length24mm
Mount TypeCanon EF
FormatFull Frame / FX
Compatible Format(s)35mm Film
Compatible with TeleconvertersNo
Maximum Reproduction Ratio0.23x
Image Stabilizer (Image Stabilization)Yes
Aperture Information
Aperture RingNo
Maximum Aperturef/2.8
Minimum Aperturef/22
Maximum Angle of View (Full Frame format)84°
Optical Information
Lens Elements11
Lens Groups9
Diaphragm Blades7
Aspherical Elements1
SWC (SubWavelength Structure Coating)No
Super Spectra CoatingNo
Focus Information
FocusAutofocus
Built-in Focus MotorYes
UltraSonic Motor (USM)Yes
Rear FocusingYes
Minimum Focus Distance0.20m / 0.66 ft.
Distance InformationYes
Filter Information
Filter Size58mm
Accepts Filter TypeScrew-on
Physical Characteristics
Weather / Dust SealingNo
Mount MaterialMetal
Tripod CollarNo
Dimensions2.69 x 2.19 in./68.4 x 55.7mm
Weight9.9 oz./280g
Other Information
Available in ColorsBlack
Supplied AccessoriesLens Pouch LP1014

Lens Construction

Canon EF 24mm f/2.8 IS USM Lens Construction

MTF Chart

Canon EF 24mm f/2.8 IS USM MTF

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