Canon EF 135mm f/2L USM Lens Specifications and Measurements

SpecificationsCanon EF 135mm f/2L USM Lens
  Canon EF 135mm f/2L USM Lens
Year Introduced1996
Mounts OnFull Frame, APS-C
Lenses / Groups10/8
Angle of View: Diagonal18°
Angle of View: Horizontal15°
Angle of View: Vertical10°
Aperture Range - Wide / Long f/2-32
Number of Aperture Blades 8
Rounded Aperture?
Manufacturer Specification Weight 26.5 oz  (750g)
Actual Weight 25.6 oz  (725g)
Lens Hood Weight 1.9 oz  (55g)
In-Use Weight 27.5 oz  (780g)
Manufacturer Spec Size (DxL) 3.27 x 4.41”  (83 x 112mm)
Measured Size (DxL) 3.25 x 4.7”  (82 x 119.5mm)
Max Length at Full Extension 4.7”  (119.5mm)
Internal Focusing? / Extends with Focusing? Y / N
Lens Hood Size (DxL) 3.92 x 3.04”  (99.6 x 77.2mm)
Lens Length with Hood (Min-Max) 7.53 - 7.53”  (191.4 - 191.4mm)
Size of Rings: Focus / Zoom 1.7”  (43.2mm)
Filter Size 72mm  UV ► CP ►
Front Element (Filter Mount) Rotates N
AF Motor Type Ring USM
Full Time Manual Focus Y
Focus Ring Rotation 120°
Focus Limiter? / Focus Limiter Ranges Y /
3' (.9m) - ∞
5.2' (1.6m) - ∞
Distance Scale? / Type Y / Window
Close Focus  
Specified Min Focus Distance 35.43”  (900mm)
Tested Min Focus Distance (Wide / Long) 34.06”  (865mm)
Maximum Magnification (MM) 0.19x
Magnification Range with 12mm Ext Tube 0.29-0.09x
Magnification Range with 25mm Ext Tube 0.41-0.2x
Tripod Ring Included? / Removable? N
Zoom Ring Lock Switch? N
Lens Hood Included / Model? Y / ET-78II Buy ►
Weather Sealed? / Filter Required? N
Image Stabilization? / Stops? / Tripod Sensing? N
Extender Compatible? Y
Case Included? / Type? Y / LP1219 Buy ►
47.25" x 31.5" Subject Framing Distance 135mm = 15.42'
189mm = 20.82' (w/ 1.4x)
270mm = 30.17' (w/ 2.0x)
1200mm x 800mm Subject Framing Distance 135mm = 4700mm
189mm = 6346mm (w/ 1.4x)
270mm = 9197mm (w/ 2.0x)
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