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Canon 40mm f/2.8 STM Aperture Series: Green Machine, Oblique View (5DS R)

Get Canon 5DS R and Canon 40mm f/2.8 STM at B&H Photo. The Canon ES-52 lens hood is optional and I’ve used the 40/2.8 without it, but worthwhile as a bumper at least.

Canon EF 40mm f/2.8 STM

The 40mm f/2.8 STM is a lens I rather like; it makes an excellent body cap, weighing only 125 grams, and is corrected optically in a pleasing way. At about $149 with instant rebate it’s a go-anywhere lens that fits into just about anything. Might as well use it over a body cap, and it’s a very nice lens to shoot and carry. Just get one—you won’t regret having it handy.

This series is enjoyable to view, showing vignetting and bokeh characteristics as well as sharpness and the peripheral focus shift to be aware of. The 40/2.8 STM has a nice feel to it.

Canon 40mm f/2.8 STM Aperture Series: Green Machine, Oblique View (5DS R)

This aperture series from f/2.8 - f/16 includes many large crops as well as entire-frame images up to 24 megapixels.

Green Machine
f4 @ 1/160 sec, ISO 100; 2015-06-24 11:34:56
Canon EOS 5DS R + Canon EF 40mm f/2.8 STM

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