The EF 24mm f/1.4L II USM Lens from Canon
lens is a wide-angle prime lens that provides sharp imaging and
impressive performance at all settings. Its wide maximum aperture of
f/1.4 allows for effective low-light photography and its circular
aperture and narrow depth of field provide pleasing background blur. It
is ideal for photojournalists, landscape and event photographers, and
anyone who enjoys taking images from a wider perspective.
version "II" improves greatly over its predecessor with the addition of
two high-precision aspherical elements, which correct aberration
including curvature of field and distortion. Chromatic aberration common
in wide-angle shooting is also reduced by the inclusion of two UD
lenses, which ensure optimum image quality and corner-to-corner detail.
The lens elements have anti-reflective SWC (Sub-Wavelength Coating) that
minimizes ghosting and flaring across the lens surface, regardless of
the angle with which light enters.
The EF 24mm f/1.4L II USM
lens features Canon's near-silent Ultra Sonic Motor (USM), which
provides fast auto-focusing with full-time manual override. The floating
internal focus system also helps maintain image quality throughout the
focal range. As an L-series lens, it is designed to withstand the
demands of professional usage and features Canon's advanced weather and