Canon 28mm F3.5 Macro is a Fixed aperture Auto Focus (AF) Macro Prime
lens with Optical Image stabilization and APS-C / DX max sensor coverage, and it is designed to be used with Canon EF-M mount cameras.
What type of photography is the Canon 28mm F3.5 Macro lens good for?
The type of photography that you are planning to use the Canon 28mm F3.5 Macro is an important decision factor. Here we have evaluated its suitability to various photography scenarios:
Canon 28mm F3.5 Macro is a member of Canon's RF STM Prime series of lenses. Below you can see the latest lenses in this series.
RF STM Prime Series Lenses in Canon EF-M Mount
Reasons to Buy Canon EF-M 28mm F3.5 Macro IS STM Lens
Here, we've included a summary of the advantages and disadvantages of the Canon EF-M 28mm F3.5 Macro IS STM lens in a list form to help you determine whether it offers the features you need.
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| Optical Image Stabilization
| Hood supplied
| Full-time Manual Focusing
| High Max Magnification ratio of 1.2x
| Minimum focus distance of 0.09m / 3.5 inch
| Light weight at only 130g / 4.6 oz
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| No Weather Sealing
| Not so fast for a short Prime Lens
Canon 28mm F3.5 Macro is compatible with cameras that have Canon EF-M lens mount. Some of the latest released cameras that are compatible with the Canon EF-M lenses are Canon M50 II, Canon M200 and Canon M6 MII.
Size, Weight and Filter Thread
Size and weight is a very important decision factor when searching for your next lens. Canon 28mm F3.5 Macro has a maximum diameter of 61mm and total length of 46mm. It weighs 130g / 4.6 oz.
Canon 28mm F3.5 Macro has a fixed focal length of 28mm which has a 35mm equivalent focal range of 44.8mm when used on a APS-C / DX format camera.
Optical Image Stabilization
Canon 28mm F3.5 Macro features an optical image stabilization system which helps to reduce the blur that occurs due to shaking during hand-held shooting.
Maximum Magnification Ratio
Canon 28mm F3.5 Macro has a Max Magnification Ratio of 1.2x and has a minimum focusing distance of 0.09m.
Canon 28mm F3.5 Macro has a max aperture of F3.5 and a minimum aperture of F22.
Canon 28mm F3.5 Macro's optical formula consists of 11 elements in 10 groups . Following special elements are used in this design:
- One UD
- two aspherical elements
Canon 28mm F3.5 Macro comes with a removable lens hood which is handy to reduce lens flare and glare in your photos. The model number of the hood is ES-22.
Canon 28mm F3.5 Macro is available in color.
Popular Comparisons of Canon 28mm F3.5 Macro
Here is the eight most popular comparisons of Canon 28mm F3.5 Macro amongst Camera Decision readers.