The Canon EF 40mm F2.8 STM lens is an extremely compact and fast pancake lens. With stepping-motor technology for quiet, accurate focus operation, and a fast f2.8 aperture, the Canon 40mm lens is perfect for capturing sharp photos that stand out whilst providing a professional and natural-looking background blur. The Canon EF 40mm f2.8 lens comes in a portable, lightweight package and is suitable for a wide variety of subjects, from discreet portraits to landscapes.
Canon EF 40mm f2.8 Lens: Key Features
Compact pancake design
The compact, lightweight design of the EF 40mm f/2.8 STM makes your EOS even more portable, so you'll always be able to take your DSLR with you.
Movie Servo AF
Servo AF uses STM stepping-motor technology for smooth quiet focusing when shooting video with compatible cameras.
Aperture range of f/2.8-22
Control depth of field and shoot hand-held in low-light conditions. A circular aperture diaphragm delivers high-quality bokeh.
Great for discreet reportage photography
Suitable for a wide variety of subjects, from portraits to landscapes.
Pin-sharp images with fast, quiet AF with STM.
Great image quality
Super Spectra Coatings and an aspherical lens design delivers sharp images free from aberrations and ghosting.
Stepping Motor (STM)
STM lenses are specifically designed for shooting video with the camera's Movie Servo AF mode and are fast, accurate, and silent. The result is a movie that sounds professional without the sound of the noisy AF motor in the background.