Archive — 40 mm STM

When Canon announced its release of the new 40 mm f/2.8 STM Pancake lens, the photographic community sat up and noticed.  A lens that was flatter than a Canon 1.4 x Extender?  And only $199?  This I gotta see.  I am very interested in high quality equipment and when that equipment is simplified and lightened in weight for my travels,...
Earlier this month, Canon introduced its new STM lenses, including the EF 40mm f/2.8 STM lens. STM lenses include Canon's new Stepping Motor technology, which allows the lenses to smoothly and silently focus, and when used in combination with the new Movie Servo AF feature (found in Canon's Rebel T4i), achieve continuous AF while recording video. The new stepping motor...