Temporary opening hours: 9am to 5pm / Mon - Fri
Click here for more info re: COVID-19 >>



Got a question or product enquiry? Send us a message


Products in stock are generally shipped the same day.

Canon EF 35mm f/1.4L USM

Code: CAN/EF3514L
Long requested by professionals, it’s the standard lens for many photojournalists and others who value its low-light capability and performance.


Got a question about this product?
Send us a message

Out of Stock

Out of stock - Call for availability

Long requested by professionals, it's the standard lens for many photojournalists and others who value its low-light capability and performance.

With the help of an Aspherical lens element, its contrast and sharpness are stunning, even wide open at f/1.4. Solid construction, a powerful ring-type USM for smooth and fast AF, and full-time manual focusing make this a great lens for film or digital shooters.

Aspheric Lens Element

Produces images that are distortion corrected, consistent image quality over the frame is ensured.

Super Spectra Coating

Ensure accurate colour balance &high contrast, suppress flare &ghosting by absorbing light.

L-Series Quality

The lens embodies Canon's highest standards of L-series optics.

Integration with E-TTL II Flash Metering

The lens passes distance information back to a compatible EOS camera's E-TTL II flash system.


The lens comes supplied with a lens hood and a soft case.

Image size


Macro feature


Lens mount type

Canon EF mount

Focal length, aperture ratio

35mm, 1:1.4

Minimum focusing distance


Manual focusing

Set focus mode switch, operate manual focusing ring (full-time mechanical manual focusing system)

Dimensions and weight

79mm diameter x 86mm, 580g (prototype weight)



Angle of view at infinity

Diagonal (43.2mm) - 63øVertical (24mm) - 38øHorizontal (36mm) - 54ø




Super spectra coating

Filter size

72mm diameter, P=0.75mm. Single filter capacity

Lens configuration

11 elements in 9 groups (1 polished aspherical surface for G9R2)

Aperture blades


Aperture control

Pulse control with EMD (enabled simultaneously with AF drive)

Aperture value/indicator

Open: f/1.4 (indicator on lens barrel), Minimum: f/22 (same for lenses featuring 1/3-stop increments

Rotation angle, lens extension

67ø, group 2 extension 5.05mm, group 3 extension 6.4mm

Drive system

Ring USM drive

Drive noise

40dB or less (based on Canon's Standard Test Method)

Drive speed

H and L: 0.5 seconds (lens drive speed from infinity to minimum focusing distance, lens-only drive speed)

Depth of field markings


Signal transmission

EOS signal transmission, including 5 types of information (including absolute distance information)1 - Lens mode2 - Lens type3 - Metering information4 - Focal length5 - AF drive information

Focusing range

0.3m to infinity

Infrared index


Focusing extension mechanism

Rear-focusing method, with focusing cam operating the floating elements, groups 2 and 3

*All data based on Canon's Standard Test Method

*Subject to change without notice

**Please note - for a complete list of standard inclusions and optional accessories, contact your nearest Canon dealer. Not all items listed in the specifications come as standard