Excerpt: I was looking for a sharp lens for Macro, Portrait and Medium Telephoto. Well this lens does the job for all three. Very versatile, light weight (for a L). I just see a very awesome future ahead with this glass!I shoot video by the way!
Pros: Lightweight, Nice Bokeh, Strong Construction
Excerpt: I used the lens for 2 short afternoons and found it impeccable in most everyway..BUT...I found I had to be inches away from my subject and pray for the wind to stop or the bugs to freeze still..a longer tele macro will fit my style of photography..
Pros: Consistent Output, Fast / accurate auto-focus, Lightweight, Nice Bokeh, Rugged, Strong Construction
Excerpt: My first L lens! Just perfect! Fast and accurate focus, extreme sharp image and the expected quality of Canon L lens. Did not get 5 stars because the body construction! Yes, for a L lens the body looks kit plastic lens. I know Canon intended to create a light lens for field use but this gave us the impressions of using non L lenses when we touch or hold the 625g.
Pros: Consistent Output, Durable, Fast / accurate auto-focus, Lightweight, Nice Bokeh
Excerpt: This is my favorite macro lens I've never used. It's amazing! I'm a full time wedding photographer and I use this a lot for detail photos. I can't believe I used to shoot without the beauty! : ) It's perfect.
Pros: Durable, Fast / accurate auto-focus, Lightweight, Nice Bokeh
Excerpt: I'm a serious photographer & this is one of the best lens I have ever owned. The one to one ratio is true and the close focus is just wonderful. I used it with flower arrangements, portraits and pet close ups the results are clear shots and wonderful color. For the money you can't beat this lens, it's a Canon L series lens and fast also at 2.8 Don't wait if you are thinking about this lens you need to own it. You will be amazed.
Pros: Easily Interchangeable, Fast / accurate auto-focus, Lightweight, Nice Bokeh, Strong Construction