Canon EF 24mm f/1.4L II USM Lens

Wide-angle lens for Canon EOS digital SLR cameras

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Canon designed this pro-quality lens for premium performance with their EOS SLR cameras. It produces vibrant wide-angle images when you pair it with a full-frame camera like the EOS 5D. An extremely large maximum aperture makes it ideal for shooting in lower-light environments. Use this lens on your camera to take group photos at dusk without using a flash, or snap pictures of a vast skyline from the top of a building.

Superior optics ensure you'll get crystal-clear, high-contrast images. Your photos will be clear and detailed across the entire field of view — from one edge to the other — thanks to two aspherical elements. Two UD lens elements help to minimize chromatic aberration, and a special lens coating virtually eliminates ghosting and flaring caused by off-axis sun rays. A powerful ultrasonic motor (USM) provides silent, precise auto focusing.

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Product Highlights:

  • EF 24mm f/1.4L II USM lens
  • compatible with Canon EOS SLR cameras
  • effective focal length:
    • 24mm with full-frame digital or film cameras
    • 38.4mm on APS-C sensor cameras
  • Canon L Series lens with two aspherical elements for superior image quality
  • two UD lens elements minimize chromatic aberrations
  • selectable full-time manual focusing
  • Ultrasonic Motor for fast, silent autofocus
  • minimum aperture: f/22
  • minimum focus distance: 9.84 inches
  • constructed of 13 elements in 10 groups
  • filter size: 77mm
  • lens is 3-5/16" in diameter, 3-3/4" long
  • weight: 22.9 ounces
  • warranty: 1 year
  • Our 60-day money-back guarantee
Supplied Accessories:
  • EW-83K lens hood
  • front and rear lens caps
  • soft lens case

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  • EF 24mm f/1.4L II USM lens
  • E-77U Lens cap (installed)
  • Back dust cap (installed)
  • EW-83K Lens hood
  • LP1319 Soft carrying pouch
  • Instructions
  • Warranty Card

Features and Specs

Brand Compatibility Canon
Image Stabilization No
Focal Length 24mm
Maximum Aperture f/1.4
Weight 22.9
Parts Warranty 1 Year
Labor Warranty 1 Year

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Overview: The Canon EF24mm f/1.4L II USM lens is an L-series, fixed length wide angle lens for Canon EOS cameras. The lens has two high-precision, large-diameter aspherical and UD lens elements, which result in outstanding image delineation. The lens includes the LP1319 Lens Case and the EW-83K Lens Hood.

Sub Wavelength Coating (SWC): The lens elements have a newly-designed anti-reflective SWC (Sub Wavelength Coating) that minimizes ghosting and flaring across the lens surface, regardless of the angle with which light enters or exits.

Ultrasonic Motor (USM): The EF24mm lens is equipped with an Ultrasonic Motor (USM) for silent, high-speed auto focusing.

Focusing Ring: Regardless of whether you're in manual or auto focus mode, the focusing ring always works. This means you can auto focus on a subject, but manually change the focus by turning the focusing ring.

Focus Mode Switch: You can switch between Auto Focus and Manual Focus using the two-way AF/MF switch on the barrel of the lens.

Lens Hood: The lens kit includes the EW-83K lens hood to keep unwanted light out of the lens, and protects the front of the lens. The hood can be reverse-mounted on the lens for storage. When installed, the hood adds approximately 2-3/16" to the overall length and 15/16" to the overall diameter of the lens.

Optional Filters: The EF24mm lens has a 77mm mounting thread on the front of lens for attaching screw-on type filters.


  • Focal Length/Aperture: 24mm f/1.4
  • Lens Construction: 13 elements in 10 groups
  • Minimum Aperture: f/22
  • Maximum Magnification: 0.17x
  • Field of View: 5.5" x 8.2" (at 9.84")
  • Angle of View:
    • Diagonal: 84°
    • Vertical: 53°
    • Horizontal: 74°
  • Minimum Focus Distance: 9.84" (0.25m)
  • Supplied Accessories:
    • Lens Hood: EW-83K
    • Lens Cap: E-77U
    • Case: LP1319
  • Dimensions:
    • Diameter: 3.286"
    • Length: 3.725" (4.267" with caps)
    • Weight: 22.9 ounces

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Canon EF 24mm f/1.4L II USM Lens

Written By Anonymous, Brooklyn, NY on Thursday, November 15, 2012

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Beautiful lens, beautiful colors, contrast, saturation and details

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