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Canon EF 40mm f/2.8 STM Compact Pancake Lens
A unique and indispensable addition to Canon's series of EF lenses, the new EF 40mm f/2.8 STM offers an ultra-slim and lightweight design. Incredibly compact in size, the EF 40mm f/2.8 STM delivers high image quality from the center to the periphery thanks to its advanced lens configuration including an aspherical element, a bright 2.8 aperture, and optimized coatings that minimize ghosting and flare while providing exceptional color balance. The EF 40mm f/2.8 STM's unobtrusive design helps the photographer avoid overwhelming their subjects with a large lens and to remain discreet in sensitive shooting situations with no compromise in performance. Its diminutive design is complemented by features such as a newly developed stepping motor for smooth and quiet continuous AF while capturing video with the Canon EOS Rebel T4i DSLR, a circular aperture (7 blades) for beautiful soft-focus backgrounds, and a short minimum focusing distance of only 0.98 ft./0.30 m.
  • Fixed Focal Length
    Because there are less optics on top of optics in a fixed focal length lens the Canon EF 40mm f/2.8 STM lens is sharper, smaller and less weight than conventional variable zoom lenses.
  • Super Fast f/2.8 Aperture
    Ultra-large aperture for a narrow depth of field, soft background blur and excellent low-light image quality. 
  • Circular 7-Blade Diaphragm
    A circular 7-blade diaphragm is equipped for beautiful, soft backgrounds.
  • 1 High-Precision Aspherical Element
    By using 1 asperical element, the Canon EF 40mm f/2.8 STM lens combats chromatic aberration.  Extra lens coating are provided to minimize ghosting and lens flare.
  • STM Motor
    STM technology is a camera-body based attribute that, when paired with an STM designated lens, offers smooth and silent continuous autofocus while capturing video.
  • M/A Focus
    The M/A (auto focus with manual override) ring allows you to fine focus your shot while still in auto focus mode.
  • Short Focus
    The Canon EF 40mm f/2.8 STM lens has a short minimum focusing distance of only 0.98 ft./0.30 m.

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