With a relatively wide focal length and an extremely fast f/1.4 aperture, the EF 35mm f/1.4L USM is the lens you’ll reach for when taking handheld shots in low light. From an L-series lens, you expect superb build quality and impressive image quality. This lens delivers both. It is solidly built, yet relatively small and light, making it comfortable to handle and carry. And image quality? With this compact camera lens, you can create images with stunning contrast and sharpness, and well controlled distortion and vignetting. Image sharpness is assisted by Canon’s excellent ring-type USM, which offers fast autofocus that is near silent. For more control, simply switch on Full Time Manual focusing to the get the shot you want. With its exceptional low-light performance, this lens is the perfect choice for indoor events such as parties, family gatherings and weddings, however it also makes an ideal general purpose lens, landscape lens and full body portrait lens.