Canon 24mm F2.8 STM is a Fixed aperture Auto Focus (AF) Wideangle Prime
lens with APS-C / DX max sensor coverage, and it is designed to be used with EF-S Mount
What type of photography is the Canon 24mm F2.8 STM lens good for?
The type of photography that you are planning to use the Canon 24mm F2.8 STM is an important decision factor. Here we have evaluated its suitability to various photography scenarios:
Lenses in Canon EF-S Mount with Same Focal and Aperture Range
Canon 24mm F2.8 STM is a member of Canon's EF STM Prime series of lenses. Below you can see the latest lenses in this series.
EF STM Prime Series Lenses in Canon EF-S Mount
Reasons to Buy Canon EF-S 24mm F2.8 STM Lens
Here we've included a summary of the advantages and disadvantages of the Canon EF-S 24mm F2.8 STM lens in a list form to help you determine whether it offers the features you need.
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| Full-time Manual Focusing
| Minimum focus distance of 0.16m / 6.3 inch
| Light weight at only 125g / 4.4 oz
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| No Weather Sealing
| Hood is not supplied
Canon 24mm F2.8 STM is compatible with cameras that have a Canon EF-S lens mount. Some of the latest released cameras that are compatible with the Canon EF-S lenses are Canon T8i, Canon 90D and Canon SL3.
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Size, Weight and Filter Thread
Size and weight is a very important decision factor when searching for your next lens. Canon 24mm F2.8 STM has a maximum diameter of 68mm and total length of 23mm. It weighs 125g / 4.4 oz.
Below you can find a scaled side-by-side image of Canon 24mm F2.8 STM and Canon EF-M 22mm f2 STM (Canon EF-M mount) to get a better idea of how their sizes compare in real life. Check the detailed comparison of these two lenses here.
Canon 24mm F2.8 STM has a filter thread of 52mm. Below are links to the filters that we recommend you to consider for your Canon 24mm F2.8 STM:
Canon 24mm F2.8 STM has a fixed focal length of 24mm which has a 35mm equivalent focal range of 38.4mm when used on a APS-C / DX format camera.
Optical Image Stabilization
Canon 24mm F2.8 STM doesn't have an optical image stabilization system so the only option to stabilize the image taken with this lens is to mount on a camera body with IBIS (sensor based In-body image stabilization).
Alternatively, you can check the Canon 24mm f2.8 IS USM in Canon EF-S mount that have similar focal range but features Optical Image Stabilization.
Lenses Similar to Canon 24mm F2.8 STM With Optical Image Stabilization
Maximum Magnification Ratio
Canon 24mm F2.8 STM has a Max Magnification Ratio of 0.27x and has a minimum focusing distance of 0.16m. For a non-macro lens, the 0.27x is considered a high magnification and will come handy for close-up shots.
Below are the 3 Wideangle Prime type Canon1 mount lens alternatives with highest max magnification ratios:
Canon 24mm F2.8 STM has a max aperture of F2.8 and a minimum aperture of F22.0.
Canon 24mm F2.8 STM's optical formula consists of 6 elements in 5 groups .
Canon 24mm F2.8 STM doesn't come with a lens hood. You have to order the hood separately and the model number of the hood is ES-52.
Canon 24mm F2.8 STM is available in Black color.
Popular Comparisons of Canon 24mm F2.8 STM
Here are the eight most popular comparisons of the Canon 24mm F2.8 STM amongst Camera Decision readers.
Top Alternatives of Canon 24mm F2.8 STM Lens
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