Inﬁnity compensation mark
Thank you f
or pur chasing a Canon pr oduct.
EF24mm f/2.8 IS USM and EF28mm f/2.8 IS USM are compact, wide-angle
single focus lenses that pro
vide high image quality .
“IS” stands f or Image Stabilizer .
“USM” stands f or Ultrasonic Motor .
Do not look at the sun or a bright light source through the lens or
Doing so could result in loss of vision.
Looking at the sun directly through the lens is especially hazardous.
Whether it is attached to the camera or not, do not lea ve the lens under
the sun without the lens cap attached.
This is to prev
ent the lens from
concentrating the sun’
s rays , which could cause a ﬁre.
If the lens is taken from a cold en vironment into a warm one,
condensation may de
velop on the lens surface and internal parts.
ent condensation in this case, ﬁrst put the lens into an air tight plastic
bag before taking it from a cold to w
ar m environment. Then take out the lens
it has warmed gradually
. Do the same when taking the lens from a warm
environment into a cold one
Do not leave the lens in e xcessive heat such as in a car in direct sunlight.
High temperatures can cause the lens to malfunction.
ventions used in this instruction
arning to prev ent lens or camera malfunction or damage.
Supplementary notes on using the lens and taking pictures.
Mounting and Detaching the Lens
See your camera’
s instructions for details on mounting and detaching the
After detaching the lens, place the lens with the rear end up to prev ent
the lens surface and contacts from getting scr
If the contacts get soiled, scratched, or hav e ﬁngerpr ints on them,
corrosion or faulty connections can result.
The camer a and lens ma y not
If the contacts get soiled or have ﬁngerprints on them, clean them with a
If you remov e the lens, co ver it with the dust cap . T o attach it properly ,
align the lens mount index and the
index of the dust cap
, and tur n
T o remov e it, reverse the order .
Setting the Focus Mode
o shoot in autof ocus (AF) mode, set the f ocus mode switch to AF
o shoot in manual f ocus (MF) mode, set the focus mode s witch to MF , and f ocus
by turning the focusing ring.
The focusing ring always w orks, regardless of the
After autofocusing in ONE SHO
T AF mode, f ocus manually b y pressing
the shutter button halfw
ay and turning the f ocusing ring. (Full-time manual
Inﬁnity Compensation Mark
o compensate f or shifting of the inﬁnity f ocus point that results from changes in
The inﬁnity position at normal temperature is the point at which the vertical line of
the distance scale L mark is aligned with the distance index
ate manual f ocusing of subjects at inﬁnity , look through the
viewﬁnder or look at the magniﬁed image* on the LCD screen while
rotating the focusing ring.
* For camer
as with Live View shooting capability .
Focus mode s witch
Image Stabilizer s witch
Lens mount index
EF24mm f/2.8 IS USM
EF28mm f/2.8 IS USM