Canon EF 28mm f/2.8 Lens Specifications and Measurements

SpecificationsCanon EF 28mm f/2.8 Lens
  Canon EF 28mm f/2.8 Lens
Year Introduced1987
Mounts OnFull-Frame, APS-C
Lenses / Groups5/5
Angle of View: Diagonal75°
Angle of View: Horizontal65°
Angle of View: Vertical46°
Aperture Range - Wide / Long f/2.8-22
Number of Aperture Blades 5
Rounded Aperture?
Manufacturer Specification Weight 6.5 oz  (185g)
Actual Weight 6.2 oz  (175g)
Lens Hood Weight 0.7 oz  (20g)
In-Use Weight 6.9 oz  (195g)
Manufacturer Spec Size (DxL) 2.64 x 1.69”  (67 x 43mm)
Measured Size (DxL) 2.67 x 1.97”  (68 x 50.1mm)
Max Length at Full Extension 2.13”  (54.2mm)
Internal Focusing? / Extends with Focusing? N / Y
Focus Extension Length 0.16”  (4.1mm)
Lens Hood Size (DxL) 3.25 x 1.17”  (82.5 x 29.6mm)
Lens Length with Hood (Min-Max) 2.91 - 3.07”  (74 - 78.1mm)
Size of Rings: Focus / Zoom 0.28”  (7.1mm)
Filter Size 52mm  UV ► CP ►
Front Element (Filter Mount) Rotates N
AF Motor Type Arc Form Drive
Full Time Manual Focus N
Focus Ring Rotation 171°
Focus Limiter? / Focus Limiter Ranges N
Distance Scale? / Type Y / Window
Close Focus  
Specified Min Focus Distance 11.81”  (300mm)
Tested Min Focus Distance (Wide / Long)
Maximum Magnification (MM) 0.13x
Magnification Range with 12mm Ext Tube 0.56-0.43x
Magnification Range with 25mm Ext Tube 1.09-0.95x
Tripod Ring Included? / Removable? N
Zoom Ring Lock Switch? N
Lens Hood Included / Model? N / EW-65II Buy ►
Weather Sealed? / Filter Required? N
Image Stabilization? / Stops? / Tripod Sensing? N
Extender Compatible? N
Case Included? / Type? Y / LP1011 Buy ►
47.25" x 31.5" Subject Framing Distance 28mm = 3.30'
1200mm x 800mm Subject Framing Distance 28mm = 1007mm
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