When it comes to shooting street photography, choosing the right lens is critical. Zoom lenses allow the change of focal length and enable you to zoom in on your subject without being noticed. Prime lenses have a fixed focal length, are generally lighter, faster and produce sharper images. A fixed focal length forces you to be more creative in your composition, ultimately resulting in better photos.
Find a lens that suits your style. Canon offers a range of EF & EF-S (DLSR), EF-M (for M-series) and RF (for R-series) lenses for street photography.
Super compact pancake lens for street photography
Discover creative, low light photography
Compact pancake lens ideal for street photography
Enjoy optimal creative control over focusing and depth of field
Prime lens ideal for low light photography
The new standard in portrait lenses
Here’s our top pick of light and fast DSLR and Mirrorless interchangeable lens cameras best suited for street photography.
Rethink full frame mirrorless
Smart enough to make magic, small enough to explore
Our lightest DSLR that's easy to use
Fast, high resolution and lightweight
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Brook Rushton is an accomplished travel, unit stills and fine art photographer based in Sydney. He has travelled the world shooting for projects like Don’t Be Afraid of the Dark, Tomorrow When the War Began, Killer Elite, Terra Nova, and James Cameron’s Deepsea Challenge 3D. But it was while working in Morocco that Brook discovered his favourite photography destination and fell for the breathtaking landscapes of North Africa.
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