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Canon EF 20mm f/2.8 USM

Canon EF 28mm f/1.8 USM

The Canon EF 28mm f/1.8 USM is notably larger in volume than the EF 28mm f/2.8, but still much smaller than Canon’s 35/1.4L.

Prime lenses (fixed focal length) can potentially be better performers than zooms because they can be optimized for just one focal length. That is, if they are optimized, as opposed to a lackluster design.

Build quality.

The lens is reasonably small and light, its biggest plus. No lens hood is supplied, but there is an unusual internal rectangular light baffle.

Build quality is decent as plastic goes, with reasonably good USM autofocus and usable manual focus.

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