Canon EF 20–35mm lens

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The EF 20–35mm lens is a wide-angle lens made by Canon Inc., with an EF mount. There are two models, an L-series f/2.8L[1] and a consumer-grade f/3.5–4.5.[2]


Attribute f/2.8L f/3.5–4.5
Image Canon EF 20-35mm f3.5-4.5 lens.JPG
Key features
Image stabilizer No No
Environmental Sealing No No
USM No No Yes Yes
L-series Yes Yes No No
Diffractive Optics No No
Technical data
Maximum aperture f/2.8 f/3.5–4.5
Minimum aperture f/32 f/22–27
Filter diameter 72 mm 77 mm
Horizontal viewing angle
Vertical viewing angle
Diagonal viewing angle
Physical data
Weight 570 g 340 g
Max. Diameter x Length 89 mm x 79.2 mm 83.5 mm x 68.9 mm
Groups/elements 12/15 11/12
# of diaphragm blades 8 5
Closest focusing distance 0.5 m 0.34 m
Retail information
Release date October 1989 March 1993
MSRP ¥ ¥190,700 ¥77,000

Successor lenses[edit]

The 20-35mm lens was followed by two other L-series ultra-wide lenses:


  1. ^ Canon Inc. "EF20-35mm f/2.8L". Canon Camera Museum. Retrieved 2016-05-18.
  2. ^ Canon Inc. "EF20-35mm f/3.5-4.5 USM". Canon Camera Museum. Retrieved 2016-05-18.

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