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35mm F2.8 Canon EF-S macro IS STM
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    • 10 lenses in 6 groups (one aspheric lens)
    • 7 diaphragm blades with circular aperture
    • Minimum shooting distance: 0.13m
    • Maximum shooting magnification: 1x
    • Image stabilization up to 4 stops
    • 49 mm filters
    • 55.8 x 69.2 mm
    • Approximately 190 g
    • Built-in macro light
    • Hybrid IS
    • STM motor
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  • PR

    Compact and lightweight, the new Canon EF-S 35mm f/2.8 Macro IS STM, announced today by Canon U.S.A., Inc., a leader in digital imaging solutions, is the widest-angle Macro offering in Canon’s popular EF-S lens series. The new lens is designed to help both entry-level and advanced amateur DSLR photographers discover the incredible possibilities of macro photography. Capable of capturing close-up subjects with incredible detail, Canon’s new EF-S macro lens is also the first in the series to feature built-in Macro Lites that allow users to control lighting with ease.

    “Macro lenses are an amazing way to explore the worlds that exist all around us, and the new Canon EF-S 35mm f/2.8 Macro IS STM lens is the ideal starting point for amateur photographers eager to capture incredible, up-close details on the go,” said Yuichi Ishizuka, president and COO, Canon U.S.A., Inc. “Whether capturing a delectable dessert or the subtleties of a backyard flower, users will be challenged to find new colors and shapes that turn everyday moments into art.”

    The new Canon EF-S 35mm f/2.8 Macro IS STM captures stunning images and is a terrific companion lens for entry-level users eager to expand beyond their existing Canon EOS DSLR kit lens. Capable of shooting as close as 30mm from the end of the lens to the subject, aspiring photographers can get up close to a fruit or flower for an entirely new perspective, while capturing high-quality images with beautiful background blur. Additional technologies built into the new Canon EF-S 35mm f/2.8 Macro IS STM lens include:

    • Popular 35mm focal length (56mm equivalent) and wide f/2.8 aperture
    • Hybrid IS system offers up to four stops* of shake correction
    • Smooth Movie Servo AF with Lead Screw-type STM ensures quiet AF operation
    • Full-time Manual Focus
    • In a first for the EF-S lens series, the new Canon EF-S 35mm lens sports built-in Macro Lites that allow photographers to carefully arrange macro lighting without using special equipment. With built-in LED lights on each side of the lens, users can create compelling shadows on either side of a subject or adjust intensity to give images a sense of dimension. Once the scene is set, the lens uses superb rendering performance to capture high contrast, sharp images.

    While specialized for high magnification photography, the Canon EF-S 35mm f/2.8 Macro IS STM is still a versatile option for day-to-day use, easily capable of capturing portraits, landscapes or snapshots. As the latest addition to the lineup of EF-S lenses, Canon continues its commitment to providing a wide-range of affordable lens options for photographers of all levels.

    The Canon EF-S 35mm f/2.8 Macro IS STM lens is scheduled to be available in June 2017 for an estimated retail price of $349.99.

  • Review


    Wide open at f/2.8, the EF-S 35 macro has good sharpness across the frame. Stop down to f/4 and the results from this lens get very sharp throughout much of the image circle with center-of-the-frame performance becoming especially impressive. Corners improve a bit more at f/5.6 and look very good at this point. You will not likely be able to notice any improvements at f/8.

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    Sharpness is pretty good at the maximum aperture of f/2.8, but it is sharpest between f/4 and f/8. It’s ever so slightly softer at f/11 and f/16, but still very good. Sharpness drops again at f/22, due to diffraction, and is pretty soft at f/32 - you may get away with it if you’re not examining at 100% though.

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