The Canon 35mm f/2 IS lens is a modern day update to a versatile, compact and lightweight wide-angle Canon classic. The EF 35mm f/2 IS USM offers image stabilization, and what Canon says is image quality and construction designed for use on any EOS digital camera. With a redesigned mechanical and optical structure, the EF 35mm f/2 IS USM features a GMo aspherical lens element for high image quality with improved performance in the periphery. It incorporates a rear focus system and ring-type USM for faster, more precise autofocus performance. Full-time manual focus enables manual focusing while in AF mode, a micro-stepping drive provides quieter operation and a low speed focus drive delivers optimal results for video shooting. Canon Optical Image Stabilizer system delivers the equivalent effect of 4 stops and can detect normal shooting or panning, and automatically switches to the optimal IS mode. Compact and lightweight, the EF 35mm f/2 IS USM has an 8-blade circular aperture diaphragm for soft backgrounds, a minimum focusing distance of 0.79 ft./0.24m, plus optimized lens coatings for minimized ghosting and flare.
The Canon 35mm F/2 is commonly used for Landscape/scenery, Low light, Video and more.The Canon 35mm F/2 is popular because customers like the following qualities of the Canon 35mm F/2: Consistent output, Fast / accurate auto-focus, Lightweight and Nice bokeh.