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Canon EF 35mm f/1.4L II USM Lens

BH #CA3514EF • MFR #9523B002
Canon EF 35mm f/1.4L II USM Lens
Key Features
  • EF-Mount Lens/Full-Frame Format
  • Aperture Range: f/1.4 to f/22
  • Blue Spectrum Refractive Optics Element
  • Two Aspherical Elements, One UD Element
Characterized by its unique and advanced optical composition, the Canon EF 35mm f/1.4L II USM is a wide-angle L-series prime featuring a fast f/1.4 maximum aperture to suit working in difficult lighting conditions. Its optical design incorporates a Blue Spectrum Refractive Optics element; a specially developed element that helps to nearly eliminate chromatic aberrations and color fringing for notable clarity and color accuracy. In addition to this, an ultra-low dispersion element and two aspherical elements are also featured to further control various aberrations and distortion for great sharpness and resolution. Individual elements also feature a Sub Wavelength Coating to suppress flare and ghosting for high contrast and color fidelity when working in harsh and backlit conditions.
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Canon EF 35mm f/1.4L II USM Overview

Characterized by its unique and advanced optical composition, the Canon EF 35mm f/1.4L II USM is a wide-angle L-series prime featuring a fast f/1.4 maximum aperture to suit working in difficult lighting conditions. Its optical design incorporates a Blue Spectrum Refractive Optics element; a specially developed element that helps to nearly eliminate chromatic aberrations and color fringing for notable clarity and color accuracy. In addition to this, an ultra-low dispersion element and two aspherical elements are also featured to further control various aberrations and distortion for great sharpness and resolution. Individual elements also feature a Sub Wavelength Coating to suppress flare and ghosting for high contrast and color fidelity when working in harsh and backlit conditions.

Besides the optical attributes, this lens sports a ring-type USM for quick and quiet autofocus performance and full-time manual focus override. Its durable physical construction is dust- and moisture-sealed, and a fluorine coating has been added to the exposed elements to guard against fingerprints and smudging.

Wide-angle 35mm lens is designed for full-frame Canon EF-mount DSLRs, however can also be used with APS-C models where it provides a 56mm equivalent focal length.
Fast f/1.4 maximum aperture benefits working in low-light conditions and also affords significant control over depth of field for working with selective focus techniques.
The Blue Spectrum Refractive Optics element virtually eliminates color fringing and chromatic aberrations by refracting shorter wavelengths of the visible spectrum (blue light).
A pair of aspherical elements and one UD element also help to control aberrations and distortions for sharper, clearer image quality.
A Sub Wavelength Coating has been applied to individual elements to control lens flare and ghosting for greater contrast and color fidelity when working in strong lighting conditions.
A ring-type Ultrasonic Motor (USM) is employed to deliver fast, precise, and quiet autofocus performance as well as full-time manual focus override.
As a member of the esteemed L-series, this lens is sealed against dust and moisture for working in inclement environmental conditions.
Fluorine-coating on exposed elements affords protection to the optical system, resists smudging and fingerprints, and is easier to clean.
Rounded nine-blade diaphragm contributes to a pleasing out of focus quality that benefits the use of shallow depth of field and selective focus techniques.
UPC: 013803240818

Canon EF 35mm f/1.4L II USM Specs

Focal Length35mm
Maximum Aperturef/1.4
Minimum Aperturef/22
Lens MountCanon EF
Lens Format CoverageFull-Frame
Angle of View63°
Minimum Focus Distance11.02" / 28 cm
Maximum Magnification0.21x
Optical Design14 Elements in 11 Groups
Diaphragm Blades9, Rounded
Focus TypeAutofocus
Image StabilizationNo
Filter Size72 mm (Front)
Dimensions (ø x L)3.17 x 4.15" / 80.4 x 105.5 mm
Weight1.67 lb / 760 g
Packaging Info
Package Weight2.28 lb
Box Dimensions (LxWxH)8.15 x 5.45 x 5.45"

Canon EF 35mm f/1.4L II USM Reviews

Literally glued to my R6

By Ashley
Rated 5 out of 5
Date: 2022-06-14

Okay not literally. But listen, as a wedding photographer I rely on this lens with my whole heart. The rendering is so beautiful; it gives you such a 50mm 1.2 look but with the width of a 35. Up close, far out, fast focus, fast aperture, minimal if almost any light loss at the edges, I mean. 10 out of 10 but for the purpose of B&H, it's a 5 Star.

MUST-BUY Lens

By Ryan
Rated 5 out of 5
Date: 2021-10-03

I use this lens for practically everything. I love the low light & bokeh on it, and it has a certain filmic quality to the imaging. I've shot entire music videos using it. Definitely a must buy for video or photo.

Amazing Quality and Images

By Katie
Rated 5 out of 5
Date: 2021-09-02

I am super impressed by the focus and the sharpness of this lens. It is my favorite lens by far. Highly recommend!

Amazing Quality!

By Katie
Rated 5 out of 5
Date: 2021-09-02

It's super sharp and was exactly what I was looking for. I'm so excited at how my pictures are turning out.

Great lens!

By Tong
Rated 5 out of 5
Date: 2021-09-02

I love this lens. Super sharp and the focus is pretty fast. Love it!

Worth the wait

By Emily
Rated 5 out of 5
Date: 2021-08-13

I've waited for this lens for quite sometime. It was well worth it. I love everything about it!

So Worth It!!!

By Kari
Rated 5 out of 5
Date: 2022-05-24

I had the Sigma version and was unhappy with the slow focusing/missed focusing. My first shoot with the Canon yielded amazing results! I couldn't be more happy with my investment!

My absolute favorite lens

By Logan
Rated 5 out of 5
Date: 2022-02-23

This lens is just amazing. Amazing quality for both photo AND video! A perfect prime lens!! Don't sleep on this one!

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