|SP||Professional lens with high quality optics and robust build. Meets the highest standards and provides excellent performance and flawless image quality unachievable with traditional optical technologies.|
|ASPHERICAL||The lens incorporates one or several aspherical elements to minimize spherical aberration, astigmatism, coma and ensure excellent sharpness and contrast even at maximum aperture.|
|(IF)||The lens has internal focusing. Learn more|
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|Maximum format:||35mm full frame|
|Diagonal angle of view:||114.2° (35mm full frame)
101.1° (Canon APS-H)
88.3° (Canon APS-C)
90.5° (Nikon APS-C)
90.5° (Pentax APS-C)
90.5° (Sony APS-C)
|Lens construction:||14 elements in 12 groups, including 2 ASPH|
|Closest focusing distance:||20 cm|
|Number of diaphragm blades:||5|
|Type of autofocus motor:||Micromotor (Canon EF)
No motor (Minolta/Sony A)
No motor (Nikon F)
No motor (Pentax K)
|Full-Time Manual Focus:||No|
|Weight:||F: 675 g|
|Maximum diameter x Length:||F: Ø86.5 x 87 mm|
|Materials:||High-quality plastic barrel, metallic mount|
|Filter size:||No thread|
Design and Features
The lens barrel is of moderate weight, made of high-quality plastic. The lens mount is metallic.
The lens features focus clutch mechanism for switching the lens between autofocus and manual focus modes.
|MF||For manual focus, pull the ring back (towards the camera).|
|AF||To return to autofocus mode, push the ring forth.|
Due to the prominent convex profile of the front element the lens does not have a filter thread. However, the manufacturer provided a slip-in filter holder for cut gelatin filters at the rear of the lens.
Canon version of the lens is equipped with micromotor, the autofocus should be moderately noisy but fast.
- The lens is not optimized for use with digital SLR cameras. Learn more
- The autofocus will not be available with Nikon D40, D40X, D60, D3000-D3400, D5000-D5600 SLR cameras.
|User Manual. English, Adobe PDF, 458 KB|
|Prime lenses for Canon EOS DSLR cameras|
|Pentax lenses: compendium|
Alternatives (AF, 12..16 mm)
|Canon EF 14mm F/2.8L II USM||2007||⊗|
|Canon EF 14mm F/2.8L USM||1991||⊗|
|Sigma 14mm F/2.8 EX Aspherical HSM||1998||⊗|
|smc Pentax-DA 14mm F/2.8 ED [IF]||2004||⊗|