The Canon EF 28mm f/2.8 IS USM is a fixed focal length wide-angle 28mm lens equipped with Canon Optical Image Stabiliser technology, superb image quality and performance perfect for use in any number of photographic applications.
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The Canon EF 28mm f/2.8 IS USM is a fixed focal lengthFOCAL LENGTHMeasured in mm, it is the distance from the focal point of a lens (its centre or curved mirror where light converges) to the plane of the image sensor (film) when an object is in focus. A shorter focal length lens sees a wider image and a longer focal length brings your subject closer. For example, a 15mm lens sees a very wide image and is perfect for landscape photography. Conversely, a 500mm lens sees a very narrow image, brings the subject much closer and is thus great for subjects that are far away, like a bird in a tree. With zoom lenses, its minimum and maximum focal lengths are indicated, for example, as 24-105mm. A zoom lens allows you to change the lens’ focal length, with shorter (wide-angle) and longer (telephoto) options, whereas a fixed focal length lens requires you to move back and forth to find the correct image composition. wide-angle 28mm lens equipped with Canon Optical Image Stabiliser technology, superb image quality and performance perfect for use in any number of photographic applications.


Optical Image Stabiliser

Sharp, clear images are easy with an Optical Image Stabiliser that offers up to four stops of shake correction while a ring-type USM and advanced CPU with optimized AF algorithms enable faster auto focusing.


Improved peripheral image quality

Aspherical lens elements help improve image quality on the periphery and lens coatings help minimize ghosting and flareFLAREOccurs when a point light source such as the sun or an artificial light (that is brighter than the rest of the scene), hits the front element of a lens resulting in a lack of contrast, haze, or unwanted semi-transparent objects being present in the image. You can avoid lens flare with a lenshood or filters, however, the effect is also useful for bringing artistic elements into an image, such as sun rays peaking out from behind a rock formation. . A 7-blade circular apertureAPERTUREAperture, shutter speed and ISO form what is known as the exposure triangle in photography. Aperture refers to an opening inside the lens, similar to the iris of your eye, that changes in diameter to control the amount of light that enters a camera. Aperture is expressed in f-stops: the lower the number, the larger the aperture, e.g. f/1.4 is larger than f/8. A larger (or wider) aperture allows more light to pass through the lens to the sensor (film) as a picture is taken, particularly useful in low-light conditions. A larger aperture also produces a shallower depth-of-field, and thus more background blur. diaphragm delivers beautiful, soft backgrounds. Compact and lightweight with outstanding lens performance, it's the perfect lens to go with any EOS DSLR camera whether shooting stills or video.


Features

  • EF mount lens
  • Aperture range: f/2.8-22
  • Aspherical lens elements
  • Optical Image Stabilisation
  • Ultrasonic autofocus motor
  • Manual focus override
  • Rear focusing system
  • Saven-Blade circular diaphragm
  • Minimum focusing distance: 9"
  • 58mm filter thread diameter

Lens

Focal Length
28mm
Maximum Aperture
f/2.8
Minimum Aperture
f/22
Barrel Type
Magnesium alloy barrel
Camera Mount
Canon EF, metal mount
Full Time Manual Focus
No
Minimum Focus Distance
0.30m
Internal Focus
Yes
Internal Zoom
No
Image Stabilization
No
Filter Thread
52mm
Weight
185g

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  • Canon EF 28mm f/2.8 IS USM lens
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