differences

Reasons to consider the Canon EF-S 24mm f/2.8 STM

Is a prime lens Yes vs No
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Prime lenses have a single focal length, they are typically sharper and have wider apertures
Significantly wider aperture f/2.8 vs f/4.5
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At its widest, the EF-S 24mm f/2.8 STM captures slightly more light (1.4 f-stops)
Shorter 23 mm vs 72 mm
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3.1x shorter
Slightly smaller diameter 68 mm vs 75 mm
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Around 10% smaller lens at the end
Slightly more magnification 1:3.7 (0.3) vs 1:6.7 (0.1)
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Take macro shots with subjects more than 80% larger in your photo
Slightly lighter 125 g vs 240 g
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Around 50% lighter
Canon EF-S 24mm f/2.8 STM Learn more about
the Canon EF-S 24mm f/2.8 STM

Reasons to consider the Canon EF-S 10-18mm f/4.5-5.6 IS STM

Image stabilization Canon IS vs None
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Helps eliminate blur caused by small camera movements
Slightly more zoom 1.8x vs 1x
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80% more zoom, giving you more flexibility for photos
Slightly better wide angle 10 mm vs 24 mm
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2.4x better wide angle
Canon EF-S 10-18mm f/4.5-5.6 IS STM Learn more about
the Canon EF-S 10-18mm f/4.5-5.6 IS STM

similarities

Compared to digital camera lenses

Common Strengths Common Weaknesses
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Easier to use
Lowest price Inexpensive Help
EF-S 24mm f/2.8 STM$129.00
EF-S 10-18mm f/4.5-5.6 IS STM$223.51
Max focal length Poor telephoto Help
EF-S 24mm f/2.8 STM24 mm
EF-S 10-18mm f/4.5-5.6 IS STM18 mm

competitors

Canon EF-S 10-18mm f/4.5-5.6 IS STM Competitors

Canon 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6 IS STM

Canon 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6 IS STM

Wide angle lens

$199

Aperture Wider aperture
Zoom range More zoom
Canon EF 16-35mm f/4L IS USM

Canon EF 16-35mm f/4L IS USM

Wide angle lens

$897 - $999

Fixed aperture Has a constant aperture
Aperture Wider aperture
Length Longer
Canon EF 11-24mm f/4L USM

Canon EF 11-24mm f/4L USM

Wide angle lens

$2,317 - $2,699

Fixed aperture Has a constant aperture
Aperture Wider aperture
Image stabilization No image stabilization

Canon EF-S 24mm f/2.8 STM Competitors

Canon EF 24mm f/2.8 IS USM

Canon EF 24mm f/2.8 IS USM

Wide angle lens

$499 - $549

Image stabilization Image stabilization
Length Longer
Canon 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6 IS STM

Canon 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6 IS STM

Wide angle lens

$199

Image stabilization Image stabilization
Zoom range More zoom
Prime lens Is a zoom lens
Canon EF 85mm f/1.8 USM

Canon EF 85mm f/1.8 USM

Low light lens

$328 - $369

Aperture Wider aperture
Max focal length Better telephoto
Min focal length Worse wide angle

discussion Which do you think is better?

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