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Canon EF 35 mm f/ 2 IS USM Lens

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Canon EF 35 mm f/ 2 IS USM lens

Canon EF 35 mm f/ 2 IS USM lens

Canon EF 35 mm f/ 2 IS USM lens

Canon EF 35 mm f/ 2 IS USM lens


Canon EF 35 mm f/ 2 IS USM MTF Chart

Optical design

Canon EF 35 mm f/ 2 IS USM optical design

Format: 35mm SLR

Type: Prime lens

Focusing: Auto Focus (AF)

Lens mounts: Canon EF, EF-S

First year of production: 2012

Optical design: 10 elements in 8 groups (1AS)

Features: Ultra-Sonic Motor, Optical stabilisation
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Average price: $760


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Additional information:

The Canon EF 35 mm F2 IS USM is a wide-angle fast prime lens for Canon EF system digital SLR cameras. The lens is equipped with an image stabilizer. Its predecessor, the EF35mm F2,  released in 1990, had been expecting update for 22 years.

The lens is equipped with a  4-stop compensation image stabilizer with automatic panning detection and optimal mode selection.

The lens' optimized coating minimizes ghosting and flare.


Additional information:

  • diagonal angle of view - 84°-34°
  • horizontal angle of view - 74°-29°
  • vertical angle of view - 53°-19.5°
  • equivalent focal length for APS-C-format cameras - 38 - 112 mm
  • internal (rear) focusing system
  • ring-type USM and FTM
  • max. magnification 0.21 (0.7 in macro mode)
  • diameter 83.4 mm
  • maximum length - 124 mm
  • EW-83L hood (70 $)
  • price at the American web site - $1500

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Posted by: dv   Date of publication: 07.11.2012

Mechanical quality3.805
Optical quality4.205
Pricing / Value3.805
Overall lens rating

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