Canon's new EF-S 35mm F2.8 IS STM Macro comes in at a reasonable $349 MSRP, and offers 1:1 magnification (very close to the front of the lens, admittedly), a claimed four stops of image stabilization and the stepper motor should work great for when you switch from stills to video. We've sampled it for both macro and general photography, as its 56mm equivalent focal length makes it a good option for Canon APS-C users who are looking for a modern 'normal' lens. Take a look at how it holds up in our sample gallery.

Canon EF-S 35mm F2.8 IS STM gallery

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