|EF-S||Autofocus lens designed only for Canon APS-C digital SLR cameras.|
|USM||The lens is equipped with ultrasonic motor to provide very fast and virtually silent autofocus. Learn more|
|MACRO||Macro lens. Designed for close-up photography.|
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|Diagonal angle of view:||25.5° (Canon APS-C)
|Lens construction:||12 elements in 8 groups|
|Closest focusing distance:||20 cm|
|Closest working distance:||8.6 cm|
|Magnification ratio:||1:1 at the closest focusing distance|
|Number of diaphragm blades:||7|
|Type of autofocus motor:||Ultrasonic (Canon EF-S)
|Full-Time Manual Focus:||Yes|
|Maximum diameter x Length:||Ø73 x 70 mm|
|Materials:||High-quality plastic barrel, metallic mount|
|Filter size:||52 mm|
Design and Features
The lens barrel is of moderate weight, made of high-quality plastic. The lens mount is metallic. The rubberized focusing ring is reasonably wide, well damped, moves smoothly in manual mode and has the angle of rotation of 160 degrees for precise focusing.
The lens features AF/MF focus mode switch.
|AF||Autofocus mode with Full-Time Manual Focus.|
|MF||Manual focus mode.|
The lens uses front filters with standard size of 52 mm which are easy to find. They are also inexpensive.
The filter thread does not rotate during focusing which allows convenient use of different types of filters (including but not limited to polarizing and gradient).
The lens is equipped with ultrasonic motor, the autofocus is virtually silent and very fast.
For general information on macro lenses please refer to the article dedicated to Canon EF 100mm F/2.8 Macro USM lens.
The lens incorporates a floating system that provides correction of aberrations and ensures constantly high image quality at the entire range of focusing distances from infinity down to the closest focusing distance. Learn more
The sharpness is excellent across the frame already wide open!
|Camera||Canon EOS 20D|
|Sensor size||22.5×15 mm|
|Vignetting at F/2.8||-1.38 EV|
|User Manual. English, Adobe PDF, 186 KB|
|User Manual. Русский, Adobe PDF, 248 KB|
|Prime lenses for Canon EOS DSLR cameras|
Alternatives (AF, 52..68 mm)
|Tamron SP AF 60mm F/2 Di II LD (IF) Macro 1:1 G005||1:1||2009||⊗|