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Canon EF-S 24mm f/2.8 STM Lens
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- Wide-angle lens for Canon APS-C cameras (equivalent to 38mm on a full-frame camera)
- Focal Length & Maximum Aperture: 24mm 1:2.8, Minimum focusing distance of 0.5 ft./0.16 m; maximum magnification of x0.27
- Slimmest and lightest lens of the EF-S series
- Circular aperture (7 blades) delivers beautiful, soft backgrounds
- Full-time manual focus allows manual focus adjustment while in One Shot AF mode
|Lens Compatibility Information: Canon EF-S lenses are only compatible with APS-C sensor DSLR cameras. Canon EF lenses are compatible with Canon full-frame and APS-C DSLR cameras.
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|Aperture Control Design||Aperture controlled by camera|
|Compatible Lens Hood Part Number||ES-52|
|Compatible Mountings||Canon EF-S|
|Focus Type||Stepper motor|
|Item Dimensions||2.68 x 2.68 x 0.91 inches|
|Lens Type||Prime lens|
|Manufacturer Warranty Description|
|Maximum Aperture Range||F2.8|
|Maximum Focal Length||24 mm|
|Maximum Format Size||APS-C / DX|
|Minimum Focal Length||24 mm|
|Number of Diaphragm Blades||7|
|Number of Elements||6|
|Number of Groups||5|
|Photo Filter Thread Size||52 mm|
|Shipping Weight||0.26 pounds|
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|Focus Type||Stepper motor||Stepper motor||Auto/Manual||Stepper motor||Stepper motor||Ring-type ultrasonic|
|Item Dimensions||2.68 x 0.91 x 2.68 in||2.72 x 1.54 x 2.72 in||3.15 x 3.27 x 3.27 in||2.95 x 2.83 x 2.95 in||2.68 x 0.87 x 2.68 in||2.68 x 2.2 x 2.68 in|
|Item Weight||—||—||4.23 ounces||0.53 lb||4.59 ounces||0.62 lb|
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|Maximum Focal Length||24 millimeters||50 millimeters||50 millimeters||18 millimeters||40 millimeters||24 millimeters|
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|Photo Filter Thread Size||52 millimeters||49 millimeters||52 millimeters||67 millimeters||52 millimeters||58 millimeters|
EF-S Mount Lens/APS-C Format 38mm (35mm Equivalent) One Aspherical Element Optimized Lens Coatings STM AF Motor Supports Movie Servo AF Micro-Stepping Drive Aperture Mechanism Full-Time Manual Focus Override Rounded 7-Blade Diaphragm Slim Design Measures Less Than 1-Thick
From the Manufacturer
EF-S 24mm f/2.8 STM
Incredibly lightweight, the EF-S 24mm f/2.8 STM is a fast and versatile lens with advanced AF and superior optics. With a 35mm equivalent focal length of 38mm, it's appropriate for a variety of purposes. The lens features optimized lens element placement and includes an aspheric element for high image quality from the center of the composition to the corners, and has specialized coatings on the lens elements to reduce ghosting and flare. To ensure excellent color balance, a 7-blade circular aperture provides superb out-of-focus detail. The EF-S 24mm f/2.8 STM excels during movie shooting thanks to its STM motor that enables silent and smooth focus tracking (on EOS cameras with Movie Servo AF), plus a micro-stepping drive that keeps aperture changes quiet. The lens also offers full-time manual focus, manual AF adjustment (one-shot AF), and can focus down to a minimum distance of 0.5 ft. (0.16m). Delivering optical brilliance in a lightweight and unobtrusive construction, the EF-S 24mm f/2.8 STM is a great fixed-optical length lens for photographers looking to add a travel-friendly option to their collection.
- Focal Length & Maximum Aperture: 24mm 1:2.8
- Lens Construction: 6 elements in 5 groups
- Diagonal Angle of View: 59°10'
- Focus Adjustment: Full lens extension
- Closest Focusing Distance: 0.52 ft. / 0.16 m
- Filter Size: 52mm
- Max Diameter x Length, Weight: Approx. 2.7 x 0.9 in. / 68.2 x 22.8 mm, Approx. 4.4 oz. / 125 g
Top customer reviews
-FOCAL LENGTH: At 24mm on crop sensor(Canon t4i, t5i, t6i, t6s, 70D, 7D), the effective focal length is 38mm, which is an excellent frame size for general all around shooting. (Hence I believe this lens will do for crop sensors what the 40mm did for full frame.). The 40mm pancake is just too narrow on the crop sensor as a general purpose lens making it difficult to take indoor photos (you will back up into walls).
-APERTURE: Aperture is f2.8 which is a full stop larger than the f-stop on kit lens 18-55mm at the equivalent 24mm (recall the kit lens minimum of f3.5 is only available on at 18mm and increases as you increase focal length). This means the 24mm pancake delivers better bokeh thru smaller depth of field to separate your subject from the background. It will also let in greater light for better indoor pictures without flash. Of note, while the f2.8 is the same on both the 24mm and 40mm pancakes, the DIFFERENCE of aperture size compared with the kit lens is much greater on the 40mm (f5.0 on kit lens at 40mm and f3.5 at 24mm). This makes the relative improvement greater on the 40mm than on the 24mm, but still a good improvement over kit lens.
-SIZE: SMALL! Yes, this is probably the number #1 reason this lens is of interest. What good is a bulky DSLR that you don't carry? Trim the space to this incredible size and you are more likely to carry it with you!
-OPTICAL CHARACTERISTICS: Quality optics, Canon does not disappoint here: Excellent sharpness, minimal chromatic abberation, no significant vignetting. You are getting a very nice lens!
-FOCUS MECHANISM: Uses an STM stepping motor, while not as fast or quiet as several of the other lenses of the STM class, it is still an improvement over non-STM lenses. Also has full-time manual focus.
-MINIMUM FOCUS DISTANCE: Minimum focus distance is 6" so it can be used as a semi-macro lens. (See my video for close ups)
-BUILD QUALITY: Excellent construction. Has the exact same high quality, durable frame, metal mount and solid feel as the 40mm pancake. No doubt the lens will last a long time.
-FILTER SIZE: Small filter diameter 52mm, allows you to purchase better filters for less money.
-COST: At $150, it's an incredible bargain. (Note: there are several sellers charging far greater than the retail price. If the Amazon price is high, wait a day or two to order as the typical sellers replenish their stocks.)
-IMAGE STABILIZATION: This lens lacks IS. Fortunately at the shorter focal length, you can get by with a faster shutter speed to achieve good hand-held results.
-FORM FACTOR: This is an EF-S lens (note the WHITE square) means it is only for crop sensor Canons (t5i, 70D, 7D and their predecessors) and will not work on full-frame sensors Canons (1D, 5D, 6D). Therefore the lens will not "cross-over" if you decide to upgrade in the future. The 40mm pancake will as it is an EF lens (note the RED dot).
-FOCUS MECHANISM: Not a huge deal but, because it's "focus by wire", it requires power to use the focus ring
-MANUAL INDICATORS: No distance indicators for focusing. Frankly not a big deal.
5 Stars. You won't be disappointed with this lens!
It's small, compact and lightweight size makes it the ideal travel lens, for when you want to crank out pics but don't want to lug the lead weight lens around. Discreet for candid street photography, I prefer to use this over my 50mm for candid street shots as you have more headroom to work with as well as extra space for composition or cropping later on if need be.
Landscapes, close up, portrait work, star/night photography, this lens will not disappoint. Perfect for indoor work/tight spaces where getting everyone in the shot can be a challenge. For those that don't know what a picture is and bought the DSLR for shooting video, this is a good lens for film work too. Works very smooth with Canon's Movie Servo AF system - It's not totally silent, keep that in mind, but if you're using a shotgun or offboard mic it won't be a problem at all - Onboard mic + manual focus and there isn't any issues - Produces sharp images as well as a decent shallow depth of field - Def not a L series dedicated portrait, but for those of us that can't buy a lens for every possible photo op, this is the next best thing. If you have the standard 18-55mm and a telephoto kit lens, this is the next sibling to bring home.
24mm is fairly wide, but it's not a true 'wide angle' lens - It all depends on your needs. If you were in the market for a good lens to take real estate photos, while this would work I'd prob tell you to save your cash up for a 10-18mm wide angle - I'd be hard pressed to go with the 40mm sister of this for closer work when I own a nifty fifty, but it's all about personal tastes and budget. For general everyday photography, people and places, this is one of the top choices - Be it for film or still images.