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Canon RF 35mm f/1.8 Macro IS STM Lens

BH #CA3518MRF • MFR #2973C002
Canon RF 35mm f/1.8 Macro IS STM Lens
Key Features
  • RF-Mount Lens/Full-Frame Format
  • Aperture Range: f/1.8 to f/22
  • Super Spectra Coating
  • STM Stepping AF Motor
Compact, lightweight, and close-focusing, the RF 35mm f/1.8 Macro IS STM from Canon is a unique wide-angle prime mixing the versatility of a general wide lens with the specialty of a 1:2 macro optic. An advanced optical design is benefitted by a Super Spectra coating, which helps to control flare and ghosting for greater contrast and color accuracy when working in bright or backlit conditions. Capable of focusing down to 6.7" at half life-size, this lens is ideal for photographing everything from close-ups of plants to street scenes and landscapes. The bright f/1.8 maximum aperture offers increased control over depth of field and also suits working in a variety of lighting conditions. Complementing this is a five stop-effective image stabilization, which minimizes the appearance of camera shake for sharper handheld shooting. Also, an STM motor affords impressively quiet and smooth autofocus performance and full-time manual focus override. Additionally, a configurable Control Ring lets you adjust exposure settings, including ISO, aperture, and exposure compensation, from the lens itself.
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Canon RF 35mm f/1.8 IS Macro STM Overview

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Compact, lightweight, and close-focusing, the RF 35mm f/1.8 Macro IS STM from Canon is a unique wide-angle prime mixing the versatility of a general wide lens with the specialty of a 1:2 macro optic. An advanced optical design is benefitted by a Super Spectra coating, which helps to control flare and ghosting for greater contrast and color accuracy when working in bright or backlit conditions. Capable of focusing down to 6.7" at half life-size, this lens is ideal for photographing everything from close-ups of plants to street scenes and landscapes. The bright f/1.8 maximum aperture offers increased control over depth of field and also suits working in a variety of lighting conditions. Complementing this is a five stop-effective image stabilization, which minimizes the appearance of camera shake for sharper handheld shooting. Also, an STM motor affords impressively quiet and smooth autofocus performance and full-time manual focus override. Additionally, a configurable Control Ring lets you adjust exposure settings, including ISO, aperture, and exposure compensation, from the lens itself.

Wide-angle prime is designed for use with full-frame Canon RF-mount mirrorless digital cameras.
Bright f/1.8 maximum aperture suits working in difficult lighting conditions and also offers increased control over depth of field.
Super Spectra coating has been applied to individual elements to minimize ghosting and flare for greater contrast and color neutrality when working in strong lighting conditions.
An Optical Image Stabilizer helps to minimize the appearance of camera shake by up to five stops to better enable working in low-light conditions and with slower shutter speeds.
Macro design benefits working with close-up subjects and provides a 1:2 maximum magnification along with a minimum focusing distance of 6.7"
STM stepping motor offers fast, quiet, smooth, and accurate autofocus performance that is ideal for video recording as well as still shooting.
Configurable Control Ring can be used to adjust a variety of exposure settings, including aperture, ISO, and exposure compensation.
Rounded nine-blade diaphragm contributes to a pleasing bokeh quality.
UPC: 013803304909

Canon RF 35mm f/1.8 IS Macro STM Specs

Key Specs
Focal Length
35mm
Maximum Aperture
f/1.8
Lens Mount
Canon RF
Lens Format Coverage
Full-Frame
Focus Type
Autofocus
Image Stabilization
Yes
Filter Size
52 mm (Front)
Maximum Aperture
f/1.8
Minimum Aperture
f/22
Lens Mount
Canon RF
Lens Format Coverage
Full-Frame
Angle of View
63°
Minimum Focus Distance
6.69" / 17 cm
Maximum Magnification
0.5x
Macro Reproduction Ratio
1:2
Optical Design
11 Elements in 9 Groups
Diaphragm Blades
9, Rounded
Focus Type
Autofocus
Image Stabilization
Yes
Filter Size
52 mm (Front)
Dimensions (ø x L)
2.93 x 2.47" / 74.4 x 62.8 mm
Length at Maximum Extension
2.44" / 62 mm
Weight
10.76 oz / 305 g
Packaging Info
Package Weight
1.025 lb
Box Dimensions (LxWxH)
7.8 x 4.9 x 4.8"

Canon RF 35mm f/1.8 IS Macro STM Reviews

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Buying Cine Lenses for Canon. Does this lens have ...

Buying Cine Lenses for Canon. Does this lens have a long focus throw? Does this lens have smooth F/T Stop transition, instead of "click" stops? For smooth transition of focus and depth of field?
Asked by: al
Sorry but this is not a cine lens. It is all electronic control with no scales. It would not work on a pro set for the assistant would have no way of controlling the focus or stop. If you want a Canon cine lens here is the link. https://bhpho.to/2A5NLe5
Answered by: Dennis L
Date published: 2019-10-10

what are the other lenses compatible for this Eos ...

what are the other lenses compatible for this Eos R?
Asked by: Cherry
All RF lenses will work with the EOS R, click the link below to view; https://www.bhphotovideo.com/c/search?Ntt=rf%20lenses&N=0&InitialSearch=yes&sts=ma
Answered by: Rob
Date published: 2021-01-19

Is this lens compatible with a Canon 90D?

Is this lens compatible with a Canon 90D?
Asked by: Tatiana
Unfortunately no, the 90D uses "EF" and "EF-S" mount lenses and Canon no longer makes a macro in this focal range with an EF or EF-S mount.
Answered by: Dan W
Date published: 2023-05-05

is this compatible with Canon Eos R? (mirrorless ...

is this compatible with Canon Eos R? (mirrorless cam/full frame)
Asked by: Cherry
Yes.
Answered by: Rob
Date published: 2021-01-19

Would this make a good vlogging lens?

Would this make a good vlogging lens?
Asked by: Patrick's
Not good for vlogging , too long of a lens. Better option RF16mm prime on full frame.
Answered by: mynor
Date published: 2022-07-04

How bad is the lens breathing for video ...

How bad is the lens breathing for video recording?
Asked by: NICHOLAS
From my experience shooting video with this lens, it breathes significantly.
Answered by: John
Date published: 2021-10-06

Will this lens work on the Canon EOS M50 Mark II?

Will this lens work on the Canon EOS M50 Mark II?
Asked by: Jon
Unfortunately Canon RF 35mm f/1.8 Macro IS STM Lens is not compatible with Canon EOS M50 Mark II.
Answered by: Daniel C
Date published: 2023-06-06

Is this lens good for general purpose photo and ...

Is this lens good for general purpose photo and video shots like a traditional 35mm film camera would be?
Asked by: Michael
Yes, the Canon RF 35mm f/1.8 Macro IS STM Len is a good choice for everyday shooting. For a macro lens, it also focuses very fast.
Answered by: Elliot
Date published: 2023-12-17
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