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Canon EF 100mm f/2 USM

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Canon EF 100mm f/2 USM Lens Review

SLR Lens and Camera Reviews
31 May 2009
  • Summary: Canon EF 100mm f/2 USM is an outstanding medium telephoto lens that would rival even the most expensive L glass. The lens practically has no weaknesses - excellent image quality, low level of artifacts, fast and accurate AF system, pretty affordable price. Build quality, while not as good as with L quality lenses, is not too bad either. So what else is there to say? Grab one end enjoy!
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REVIEW: Canon EF 100mm f/2 USM Interchangeable Lens Review

photodo
19 March 2009
  • Excerpt: This compact medium telephoto lens sports a fast f/2 aperture, which will make this lens ideal for low light photography or creative use of shallow depth of field. It sports a silent ultrasonic focusing motor, internal focusing and costs around £380.
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Expert Review

photo.net
4 June 2008
  • Excerpt: I bought my Canon EF 100mm f/2 USM lens in 1996 because I needed a fast lens for concert work; I couldn't afford any of the "L" series zooms. Years later, as I look over the images it's produced, I can say that it's one of the finest lenses I've ever used. [Image above: Chris Cornell himself. Canon A2, 1/90 at f/2.0, Kodak E200.
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Overall 9
9.0

Canon EF 100mm f/2 USM Lens

The Digital Picture
14 February 2007
  • Excerpt: The Canon EF 100mm f/2 USM Lens - meet the Canon EF 85mm f/1.8 USM Lens' twin sibling. Put these two lenses side by side and you will need to read the numbers to tell them apart. That is a good thing.
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Overall 8
8.0

Canon EF 100mm f/2 USM Lens Review

ePHOTOzine
24 July 2011
  • Excerpt: This compact medium telephoto lens sports a fast f/2 aperture, which will make this lens ideal for low light photography or creative use of shallow depth of field. It sports a silent ultrasonic focusing motor, internal focusing and costs around £380.
  • Pros: Good build quality, Very good sharpness, Low CA levels, Fast AF
  • Cons: Quite prone to flare, No lens hood supplied
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Overall 9
8.7
Value for money 10
10
Overall quality 8
8.0
Build quality 8
8.0

Canon EF 100mm f/2 USM - Review / Lab Test Report

photozone.de
24 May 2007
  • Conclusion: The Canon EF 100mm f/2 USM is one of the "can't loose" offers in the Canon lens lineup. It performed almost flawlessly in all tested categories. It's interesting that the figures are marginally better compared to its more popular sister lens (EF 85mm f/1.8 USM). So if you can't or don't want to invest into Canon L glass the EF 100mm f/2 USM is a pretty obvious solution providing similar qualities at a much lower price. Highly recommended!
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Canon EF 100/2.0 USM

vlador.com
29 August 2013
  • Conclusion: Внутренне ранжируя объективы, я использую понятие «честного объектива»: для меня модель, удостоившаяся этого звания, определенно относится к настоятельно рекомендуемым.
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Expert Review

Foto.ru
3 July 2009
  • Excerpt: Высококачественный умеренный телеобъектив, идеальный вариант для съемки портретов. Превосходное качество изготовления и оптические характеристики, небольшие размеры и низкий вес, высокая светосила F2.0, кольцевой ультразвуковой привод автофокуса USM для точной, быстрой и бесшумной фокусировки, минимальная дистанция фокусировки 90 см, максимальное увеличение 1:8.
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Expert Review

Optyczne.pl
19 August 2006
  • Summary: Obiektyw praktycznie bez wad, który we wszystkich naszych kategoriach testowych odnotował wyniki wyraźnie powyżej średniej. Jeśli ktoś rozważa jego zakup, z przyjemnością informujemy, że będą to dobrze wydane pieniądze.
  • Pros: bardzo dobra ostrość obrazu zarówno w centrum jak i na brzegu pola,, rewelacyjnie korygowana aberracja chromatyczna,, mała koma,, niewielki astygmatyzm,, znikoma dystorsja,, małe winietowanie,, dobre zachowanie przy zdjęciach pod ostre światło,, świetna praca autofokusa,, solidna obudowa
  • Cons: przy f/2.0 obiektyw mógłby być choć troszkę ostrzejszy
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