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8.7 out of 10

Canon EF 100mm f/2 USM

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Overall 8
8.0

Sharp Canon lens but!!!

Ali Roustai, Amazon
15 May 2014
  • Summary: I recently purchased the new Zeiss Otus 50mm and I needed a simple portrait lens so I got this canon Lens! I was very pleasantly surprised by both the sharpness and Bokeh of this lens! Actually the image quality is about equal or better than any canon lens that I have used, however just like the Canon 85 f 1.2 and the Canon 70-200 its has a soft blur when u use it between F 2 to 4, making skin tones too soft for my taste (when zoomed in at %100) In the past I have had...
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Overall 8
8.0

Crisp lightweight lens

Peter Lemonjello, B&H Photo
24 March 2014
  • Excerpt: This lens does a great job at getting reasonably closer to a subject without having to be in their face to get a good shot. Lightweight, great depth of field. Solid prime lens. I wish the F-stop was 1.4 like it's 50mm cousin to do even better in low light, but I'm sure that would kick the price up quite a bit. For what you do get, the price is great on this lens.
  • Pros: Lightweight, Nice Bokeh
  • Cons: Poor in Low Light
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Overall 8
8.0

Fast Focus and affordable

Rizvan, Bestbuy
26 November 2013
  • Summary: I bought this lens to take portrait of my son and it works good.
  • Pros: Fast focusing
  • Cons: N/A
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Overall 8
8.0

Great Lens!

Movie Lover, Amazon
3 September 2013
  • Summary: This lens is a great buy for the money. I can't afford a super "high end" glass, and after reading the reviews thought I'd give this one a try. It turned out to be a great addition to my arsenal; whether I'm shooting stills or video.
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Overall 8
8.0

Great cheap prime.

Nikola, Amazon
10 August 2013
  • Summary: Good bang for the buck -- it's like the 50 1.4's Uncle Jim-Bob. Unfortunately, it's a somewhat awkward length, at least on full-frame, and I ended up selling it a few months later because it graced the front of my camera just once in that time. The one time it did was at a concert, and I got some phenomenal shots out of it. Truly impressive, I just never found a need for it after that.
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Overall 8
8.0
Value for money 10
10
Features 6
6.0
Performance 10
10
Overall quality 8
8.0

Surprising lens!

Lurcus, Canon
20 May 2013
  • Conclusion: Despite its age, that's still an amazing lens. Unfortunately, it lacks the stabilizer and the AF is not up to the best Canon lenses, but other than that, this lens is just great. Distortion is negligible, vignetting is very well controlled and sharpness is very good throughout the whole frame even at f/2. Bokeh is nice even stopping down. Build quality is good and the quite large MF ring is very helpful if you use the lens with a follow focus.
  • Pros: image quality
  • Cons: lacks is
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Overall 8
8.0

Very good small fast lest!

Rosen Kalpachki, Amazon
21 March 2013
  • Summary: Fast lens with good price, small weight, comfortable when I'm traveling, solid construction, small and cheap filters, perfect for portraits.
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Overall 8
8.0

value/price excelent

cirujanito, B&H Photo
2 August 2012
  • Excerpt: I just bought a canon eos 1dx this lens fits perfectly and goes very well with full frame, a quick lens for a reasonable price. us focus works very well given the incredible servo focus the eos 1dx has.
  • Pros: Consistent Output, Fast / accurate auto-focus, Lightweight, Nice Bokeh
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Overall 8
8.0

plastic fantastic

John Bananna, B&H Photo
8 May 2012
  • Excerpt: is a product that offers a lot for its low cost
  • Pros: Consistent Output, Easily Interchangeable, Lightweight, Super sharp
  • Cons: NOTHING
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Overall 8
8.0

Fast, silent and accurate

Photo Frank, B&H Photo
20 March 2012
  • Excerpt: It's not a telephoto lens with which you can rely 100% of the time to photograph your subject without it noticing it, yet it places you at an interesting distance in which you don't intrude in the subjects space. But at the same time the pleasingly silent, fast and accurate auto-focus allows you to capture vivid moments.
  • Pros: Consistent Output, Fast / accurate auto-focus, Silent Focusing, Strong Construction
  • Cons: Heavy
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