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Canon EF 28mm f/2.8 IS USM Lens Review
The Canon EF 28mm f/2.8 IS USM is a replacement to the older Canon EF 28mm f/2.8 and adds 2 very important features to the old design: Image stabilization and USM auto focus. This new lens is designed to be used on either full frame or APS-C bodies, but when used on APS-C bodies the field of view is similar to a 44mm lens on full frame bodies. The old lens was quite sharp and very well behaved both in the lab as well as the field. I have previously owned the older f/2.8 version of the lens and although I was using it on an APS-C body, I found it’s performance to be very good.
- Canon EF 28mm f/2.8 IS USM - $549.99
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Overall User Rating
4.58 out of 5
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|Focal Length||28 mm|
|Minimum Focus distance||9 inches|
|Number of Elements||9|
|Number of Groups||7|
|Aperture Blade Design||Rounded|
|Number of Aperture Blades||7|
|Filter Size||58 mm|
|Lens Mount Construction||Metal|
|Distance Scale||Yes - With Hyper Focal Markings|