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Canon - EF-S 24mm f/2.8 STM Standard Lens for Canon APS-C Cameras - Black-Front_Standard

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Rating 4.7 out of 5 stars with 705 reviews

would recommend to a friend

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Rating 4 out of 5 stars with 6 reviews



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  • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

    Almost makes the SL1 into a pocket camera

    • My Best Buy® Elite Plus Member

    BLUF: Light, compact, well-built and a solid optical performer. The EF-S 24mm is the third STM prime in Canon's lineup (following the EF-M 22mm F2.0 and the EF 40mm F2.8), and shouldn't be the last. The compact pancake design makes for a great experience on smaller Canon bodies like the SL1 (100D). @@@@@@@@ I'd like to see folding optics like the Nikon D3300's kit lens too! @@@@@@@ The barrel is plastic, but it's nicely textured and feels solid. The front optics look lost in a sea of plastic, but this was probably done to get a 52mm filter ring to match the 40mm STM lens, the 50mm F1.8, and other inexpensive Canon lenses. @@@@@@@@ The size of the EF mount also precludes making a lens with a diameter much smaller than this. @@@@@@@ It features solid optical performance, with no obvious flaws in color rendering, distortion sharpness. Autofocus is not as quick as ring USM, but it's about as fast as the micromotor version you'd find on lenses like Canon's 28mm f1.8 USM. Manual focus is...odd - like there's a slight delay - due to the focus-by-wire system (this also plagues most micro 4/3 lenses). Autofocus continues to be accurate in relatively poor light. For the money, this lens is very tough to beat! If you have a Canon crop body, this is a much better buy than the 50mm F1.8 lens for a number of reasons (smaller, better built, faster and more accurate autofocus).

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 3 out of 5 stars

    Lens to play with

    • Verified PurchaserVerified Purchase
    • My Best Buy® Member

    This lens hasn't replaced anything for me. I find myself using other lenses I can count on instead. My 80D is constantly adjusting, it's never truly happy when this lens is connected. It recognizes it, and has been calibrated, but it's always searching for focus. I need AF due to my vision issues, so manual doesn't work for me personally. I've achieved some great pics with it, but it took a little more effort. The constant focusing gives me anxiety that I'm not getting the shot.

    No, I would not recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 3 out of 5 stars

    Ok lens

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    • My Best Buy® Elite Plus Member

    Ok lens for the price. Was not bery satisfied with the feel of the focus in manual mode because ot feels like it is rubbing. I read online that this was ok. I just did not like it and felt like poor quality. Image wise it was ok. The 2.8 f stop was great. Overall you get what younpay for.

    No, I would not recommend this to a friend