Canon EF 40mm f/2.8 STM

Canon EF 40mm f/2.8 STM
$137 - $179
40 mm
autofocus prime lens
f/2.8
  • Canon STM Built-in focus motor

compatibilitywith digital cameras

Full frame

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

Canon EOS 5D Mark IV
48.5°
horizontal angle of view
40mm
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, Canon T6i and Canon EOS 80D.

Canon EOS Rebel T6
31.2°
horizontal angle of view
64.5mm
35mm equivalent focal length

Pros

The Canon EF 40mm f/2.8 STM vs other Digital camera lenses

Auto focus Supports autofocus Help
Easier to use
Length Quite short Help
23 mm
Min focal length Great wide angle lens Help
40 mm
Weight Very light Help
130 g
Diameter Small diameter Help
69 mm
Lowest price Inexpensive Help
$137.00
Prime lens Prime lens Help
Typically very sharp

Cons

The Canon EF 40mm f/2.8 STM vs other Digital camera lenses

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

Specifications

General

Min focal length
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40 mm
Max focal length
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40 mm
below average below average
Zoom range
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1x
Magnification
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1:5.6 (0.2)

Aperture

Wide maximum
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f/2.8
Wide minimum
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f/22
Tele maximum
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f/2.8
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 STM
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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23 mm
above average above average
Diameter
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69 mm
Filter size
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52 mm
Weight
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130 g
above average above average

Angle of view

Wide horizontal
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48.5°
Telephoto horizontal
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48.5°
Wide vertical
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33.4°
Telephoto vertical
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33.4°
Wide diagonal
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56.8°
Telephoto diagonal
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56.8°

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

Wide horizontal
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32.9°
Telephoto horizontal
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32.9°
Wide vertical
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22.3°
Telephoto vertical
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22.3°
Wide diagonal
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39.1°
Telephoto diagonal
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39.1°

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