In February Canon introduced a trio of new lenses, including two wide-angle primes: the 24mm f/2.8 IS USM and the 28mm f/2.8 IS USM. Now both are available for pre-order at Amazon.com, citing June 17th as the expected availability date.
|Canon EF 24mm f/2.8 IS USM Lens||Pre-order|
|Canon EF 28mm f/2.8 IS USM Lens||Pre-order|
The Canon EF 24mm f/2.8 IS USM lens is the ideal entry focal length into the world of ultra wide-angle photography. The compact EF 24mm wide-angle lens features Canon’s Optical Image Stabilizer for shake correction and low light situations. Its ring-type USM and advanced CPU make it a fast-operating lens, and its 7-blade circular aperture diaphragm delivers wonderfully soft backgrounds.
The wide-angle 28mm is good for landscapes to interiors, and its 74° angle of coverage also allows you to snap amazing portraits and candids as well. It also features a 4 stop Optical Image Stabilizer, a ring-type USM, advanced CPU with optimized AF algorithms and 7-blade circular aperture diaphragm. A 21st century update to a popular and widely used fixed focal length lens, the Canon EF 28mm f/2.8 IS USM is a fixed focal length wide-angle 28mm lens equipped with Canon Optical Image Stabilizer technology, superb image quality and performance perfect for use in any number of photographic applications.