Canon 40mm Lens f/2.8 STM EF Compact Standard Lens

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Canon 40mm Lens f/2.8 STM EF Compact Standard Lens

  • EF 40mm f/2.8 STM Lens
  • Lens Cap E-52
  • Lens Dust Cap E
  • Instruction Book
  • One Year Warranty

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Canon 40mm Lens f/2.8 STM EF Compact Standard Lens

Unique in its own right Canon’s EF 40mm f/2.8 STM lens certainly stands out. The lens’ incredible compact size makes it your ideal go to lens at all times. Being lightweight also makes it ideal for travel photography; its unobtrusive design helps you as a photographer avoid overwhelming your subject with a large lens. Its bright f/2.8 aperture allows you to shoot under any lighting condition. This Canon 40mm lens also includes one aspherical element along with optimized coatings which greatly reduces ghosting and flare and delivers excellent color fidelity.

STM Functionality 

The lens smooth transition for motion (STM) provides you with continuous video autofocus when used with the Canon EOS 70D, Rebel T4I and T5i cameras. The STM motor means that autofocus is completely silent under all conditions. That’s not all this 40mm lens will give you a view equivalent to 64mm when used on a camera with an APS-C sensor and is able to focus as close as 11.81”. The Canon 40mm lens is excellent for shooting landscapes, stills, cityscapes making it a lightweight and discreet alternative for big zooms.


Maximum Aperturef/2.8
Minimum Aperturef/22
Focal Length40mm
Maximum Magnification0.18x
Angle of view57, 30
Minimum Focus Distance11.81” (30.00 cm)
Focus TypeAuto and Manual Focus
Diaphragm Blades7
Fixed Focal Length40mm
Lens FormatFull Frame Sensors
Lens TypeMedium Telephoto
Special DesignsBody Cap Lens


Lens MountCanon EF Mount


Weight4.6 oz. (130 g)

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