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Canon EF 14 mm f/ 2.8 L USM Lens

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Canon EF 14 mm f/ 2.8 L USM lens

Canon EF 14 mm f/ 2.8 L USM lens

Canon EF 14 mm f/ 2.8 L USM lens

Canon EF 14 mm f/ 2.8 L USM lens


Canon EF 14 mm f/ 2.8 L USM MTF Chart

Optical design

Canon EF 14 mm f/ 2.8 L USM optical design

Format: 35mm SLR

Type: Prime lens

Focusing: Auto Focus (AF)

Lens mounts: Canon EF, EF-S, Canon EF, EF-S

First year of production: 1991

Last year of production: 2007

Optical design: 13 elements in 10 groups

Features: Ultra-Sonic Motor
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Average price: $2267


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Additional information:

Canon EF 14 mm f/ 2.8 L USM  – first version of ultrawide lens with corrected distortion for film and digital cameras Canon EOS. Today it is the most wide angle for mount Canon EF.

With aperture 2.8 lens give you an opportunity to make photos in low light  without using flash or tripod.

Sharp at 2.8. From aperture 4 – very sharp. Optical scheme contains 2 aspherical elements for distortion correction.

Noticeable falling of resolution in corners.

Ultra sonic ring motor makes autofocusing fast and nearly silent. Inner focusing.

Convex front lens don't allow to use filters. You can use in gelatin filters at the back of the lens.

This lens gives nice colors, work well against front and side light. Have small built-in hood.

Provide dust and water protection.

Hood and soft case comes with lens.

Lens is a good choice for landscape, architecture photos.

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Posted by: Sergei Borodin   Date of publication: 16.08.2010

Mechanical quality5.001
Optical quality4.001
Pricing / Value2.001
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