A modern day update to a versatile, compact and lightweight wide-angle lens, the Canon EF 35mm f/2 IS USM lens is incredibly bright and offers image stabilization, superb image quality and construction perfect for use on any EOS digital camera. With a redesigned mechanical and optical structure, the EF 35mm f/2 IS USM features a GMo aspherical lens element, for high image quality with improved performance in the periphery. It incorporates a rear focus system and ring USM for faster, more precise autofocus performance.
It also incorporates full-time manual focus for manual focusing even while in AF mode, a micro-stepping drive for quieter operation, and a low speed focus drive delivers optimal results for video shooting. Canon Optical Image Stabilizer system delivers the equivalent effect of 4 stops and can detect normal shooting or panning—automatically switching to the optimal IS mode. The EF 35mm f/2 IS USM also features an 8-blade circular aperture diaphragm for soft backgrounds, a minimum focusing distance of 0.79 ft./0.24m, and optimized lens coatings for minimized ghosting and flare.