Canon EF 28mm f/1.8 USM

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Canon EF 28mm f/1.8 USM

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A wide-angle lens with a large maximum aperture, makes this lens ideal for hand-held shooting in low light.

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Description

The design of the Canon EF 28mm f/1.8 USM provides a balance between affordability and optical performance, while its fast f/1.8 maximum aperture permits hand-held shooting in low light.

Benefits

  • Wide 75° angle of view on full-frame cameras
  • Fast f/1.8 aperture
  • USM focus motor with full-time manual focus override
  • 25cm closest focusing distance
  • Aspherical lens element
  • 58mm filter size
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Fast and wide

The Canon EF 28mm f/1.8 USM’s large maximum aperture of f/1.8 ensures photographers can use fast shutter speeds in a variety of different lighting conditions, and blur backgrounds by controlling depth of field. An aspherical lens element corrects distortion and ensures the image is sharp across the frame.
When fitted to EOS cameras with APS-C sized sensors, the EF 28mm f/1.8 USM offers a field of view equivalent to a 45mm lens on a full-frame camera, making this an ideal fast-aperture standard lens.

Canon EF 28mm f/1.8 USM

Ultrasonic focusing

A ring-type ultrasonic motor drives autofocus extremely quickly, and in near silence. Excellent holding torque ensures the point of focus is reached accurately, without overshooting. Furthermore, full-time manual override is available, making it possible to adjust focus without leaving AF mode.

Super Spectra coating

Super Spectra coatings ensure accurate colour balance and enhance contrast. They also reduce flare and ghosting – a common problem caused by light bouncing off a camera’s sensor.

Integration with E-TTL II flash metering

The EF 28mm f/1.8 USM passes distance information back to a compatible EOS camera’s E-TTL II flash system to ensure optimal flash metering.

Specifications

Angle of view (horzntl, vertl, diagnl)

65°, 46°, 75°

Lens construction (elements/groups)

10/9

No. of diaphragm blades

7

Minimum aperture

22

Closest focusing distance (m)

0.25

Maximum magnification (x)

0.18

AF actuator

USM¹

Filter diameter (mm)

58

Max. diameter x length (mm)

73.6 x 55.6

Weight (g)

310

Magnification – Extension Tube EF12 II

0.61 – 0.43

Magnification – Extension Tube EF25 II

1.13 – 0.96

Lens Cap

E-58U / E-58II

Lens hood

EW-63II

Hard case

LHP-C10

Soft case

ES-C9/LP814

Footnotes

AF actuator – ¹ Mechanical full-time manual focusing built-in.