Canon EF 40mm f/2.8 Lens

  • Model #: EF Lens
  • Web Code: 10214065


For something so slim and lightweight, the Canon EF 40mm f/2.8 STM prime lens delivers incredibly high picture quality and performance. Its ultra compact design makes it a discreet partner in even the most sensitive shooting situations. With a bright 2.8 aperture, optimized coatings for less ghosting, and continuous AF while shooting video, you'll be able to take even more stunning shots.

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  • The ultra slim design of this Canon prime lens helps you take amazing photos without overwhelming your subject.
  • An advanced lens configuration helps you take high quality images thanks to features like an aspherical element, a 2.8 aperture, and optimized coatings that minimize ghosting and flare while improving the colour balance of your shot.
  • The innovative stepping motor gives you smooth and quiet continuous AF as you capture video with the Canon EOS Rebel T4i DSLR.
  • Add an artistic soft-focus touch to your backgrounds with the circular aperture (7 blades).
  • With this lens, you have a short minimum focusing distance of only 0.3 m (0.98 ft).

What's in the Box?

  • EF40 mm 1:2.8 STM
  • Lens Cap E-52II
  • Lens Dust Cap E
  • Instruction Manual (7ML leaflet)
  • Warranty Card


  • Parts - 1 Year(s)
  • Labour - 1 Year(s)

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  • from Halifax, NS

Wow, just wow.

I picked up this little gem about a month ago to use with my Canon 700D to capture video. I have been photographer for over a decade and still use a basic APS-C with a variety of lenses. The sharpness is amazing. If it were ever lost or damaged I would not hesitate to replace it.

  • from Hamilton, ON

I love this Lens

Worth the buy. Sure it will be anybody's best choice. I love this over 50mm f1.8 STM. But if you are into portrait photography then 50mm is much better than this.

  • from Hamilton, ON

I Love this Lens (5stars) ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️

I was confused over EF 50mm f/1.8 STM. I think this is entirely different from the other one. I own both 50mm and 40mm. Very sharp picture quality. A bit wider angle than 50mm A nice walk around lens. Compact. I love the feel of this lens. I would definitely recommend this too anybody. This is Not a very good portrait lens when compared with 50mm f/1.8. In my opinion I think, if you like to do portrait photography go for 50mm f/1.8 STM.

  • from Halifax, NS

Great lens.

Simply put...this lens makes for great photos.

  • from Brampton, ON

good lens

Good lens for this price, clear-sharp image but little bit noisy video when using zoom function. my 18-135 lens is very silent ....I preferred 50 mm lens for portrait-night-indoor photography

  • from Goderich, ON

Awesome little lens!

I have been eyeing this lens for a while. It seemed like the perfect little lens to pop on my camera for family excursions. I was right! :) It's incredibly sharp, and on my 6D is just wide enough for a lot of uses. I took it with us on a trip to the Scenic Caves in Collingwood, and it was fantastic. I can just pop my camera in my purse and go - it's so incredibly light compared to my zoom lens. The colour is beautiful SOOC. And have I mentioned how sharp it is? I didn't even have to calibrate! Love it.

  • from Montréal, QC

Good lens !

Very good lens for the cost. It's small size is such a great thing if you have to carry your camera everywhere. I recommend it !

  • from Montreal


Good bang for the buck. Works on full frame or C sensor cameras. So small it makes even the biggest camera usable anywhere. Good in low light , no flash situations, and auto focus works quite well.

  • from Toronto, ON

Very sharp 10+++++

This is very sharp lense. The image quality can be compare with very expensive L lenses. Good job Canon!!

  • from Richmond BC


Crisp clear images, compact, it can make you get creative and it's great for portraits.

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