Canon EF 24mm f/1.4L II USM

Canon EF 24mm f/1.4L II USM
$1,401 - $1,549
24 mm
autofocus prime lens
f/1.4
  • Canon L Series Professional
  • Canon USM Built-in focus motor

reviewswhat are people saying

"Absolutely love the speed of the lens in combination with real wide-angle. Optical quality is top class, as expected for L-class."

bhphotovideo.com

"This lens is great. Pro shooter. Love the wide aperture."

bhphotovideo.com

"The only thing I don't like about this lens is the lens hood. Seems like I'm always having trouble getting it on or off."

bhphotovideo.com

compatibilitywith digital cameras

Full frame

This lens is compatible with Full frame cameras such as the Canon 5D Mark IV and Canon EOS-1D X Mark II.

Canon EOS 5D Mark IV
73.7°
horizontal angle of view
24mm
35mm equivalent focal length

APS-C (1.6x crop factor)

This lens is compatible with APS-C (1.6x crop factor) cameras such as the Canon Rebel T6 and Canon EOS 80D.

Canon EOS Rebel T6
49.8°
horizontal angle of view
38.5mm
35mm equivalent focal length

Pros

The Canon EF 24mm f/1.4L II USM vs other Digital camera lenses

Aperture Wide aperture Help
f/1.4
Min focal length Great wide angle lens Help
24 mm
Length Quite short Help
87 mm
Prime lens Prime lens Help
Typically very sharp

The Canon EF 24mm f/1.4L II USM vs other Digital camera lenses

Auto focus Supports autofocus Help
Easier to use

Cons

The Canon EF 24mm f/1.4L II USM vs other Digital camera lenses

Image stabilization No image stabilization Help
Risk of blur
Max focal length Poor telephoto lens Help
24 mm

Specifications

General

Min focal length
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24 mm
Max focal length
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24 mm
below average below average
Zoom range
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1x
Magnification
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1:5.9 (0.2)

Aperture

Wide maximum
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f/1.4
above average above average
Wide minimum
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f/22
Tele maximum
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f/1.4
above average above average
Tele minimum
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f/22

Features

Auto focus
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Yes
above average above average
Focus motor
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Canon USM
Image stabilization
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None
Fisheye
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No
Tilt-shift
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No

Form factor

Lens mount
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Canon EF (Full-frame)
Length
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87 mm
Diameter
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84 mm
Filter size
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77 mm
Weight
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0.7 kg

Angle of view

Wide horizontal
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73.7°
Telephoto horizontal
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73.7°
below average below average
Wide vertical
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53.1°
Telephoto vertical
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53.1°
below average below average
Wide diagonal
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84.1°
Telephoto diagonal
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84.1°
below average below average

Angle of view (On Canon EF-S APS-C 1.5x crop cameras)

Wide horizontal
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52.4°
Telephoto horizontal
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52.4°
Wide vertical
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36.4°
Telephoto vertical
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36.4°
Wide diagonal
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61.2°
Telephoto diagonal
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61.2°

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Avatar for boomtish boomtish (7:38 PM, January 06, 2011)
I love this lens for the low-light, wide-angle short depth of field. It's unlike any other lens I've used. Great for video too if you can...