Sunday, 1 July 2012

Canon News: New EOS STM Lenses Launched

In response to the growing use of SLRs for video capture, Canon have launched a pair of lenses with a new design - a STM (Stepping Motor) is used.  This allows for smoother, quieter operation, with compatible cameras.

Canon EF-S 18-135mm f/3.5-5.6 IS STM


Canon EF-S 18-135mm f/3.5-5.6 IS STM

  • Versatile 18-135mm zoom range – perfect for travel.
  • Smooth, quiet STM focusing when shooting movies on compatible cameras.
  • Dynamic Image Stabilizer for smooth movie footage.
  • Fast autofocus with full-time manual override.
  • Minimum focusing distance of 0.39m.

 More info here.





Canon EF 40mm f/2.8 STM

Canon EF 40mm f/2.8 STM

  • Portable pancake design
  • Smooth, quiet STM focusing when shooting movies on compatible cameras
  • Fast f/2.8 maximum aperture for low-light shooting
  • Close focus to 0.3m
  • Fast, quiet AF for pin-sharp results
  • Great image quality right across the frame

More info here.