Fixed focal length of 24mm
Image stabilization offering four stops of shake correction
Ring-type USM (Ultra-sonic motor)
Full-time manual focusing (FTM)
11 lens elements arranged in 9 groups
EF 24mm f/2.8 IS USM
At 24mm the lens offers a diagonal angle of view of 84 ? making suitable for landscape photography apart from other types of everyday photography. It has full-time manual focusing override and a ring-type USM (Ultra-Sonic Motor) for quiet auto-focusing. The lens encompasses aspherical elements to counter spherical aberrations and other lens coating to reduce flares and ghosting.
The Canon EF 24mm f/2.8 IS USM lens is the ideal entry focal length into the world of ultra wide-angle photography. A compact, fixed focal length 24mm lens equipped with Canon's Optical Image Stabilizer technology that offers up to 4 stops of shake correction along with a ring-type USM and advanced CPU with optimized AF algorithms for fast auto focusing. Full-time manual focus feature is available for manual focusing even while in AF mode while a minimum focusing distance of 0.66 ft (0.20m) offers dramatic wide-angle images. Aspherical lens elements help improve image quality on the periphery while a 7-blade circular aperture diaphragm delivers beautiful, soft backgrounds. Lens coatings are also used to help minimize ghosting and flares. Offering spectacular image quality, silent and smooth operation in a compact body, it's the ideal lens for capturing both stills and video.
Focal Length & Maximum Aperture
11 elements in 9 groups
Diagonal Angle of View
Rear focusing system with USM
Closest Focusing Distance
0.20m / 0.66 ft.
Max. Diameter x Length, Weight
2.69 x 2.19 in., 9.9 oz. / 68.4 x 55.7mm, 280g