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Canon EF 14mm f/2.8L II USM
8.6 out of 10

Canon EF 14mm f/2.8L II USM

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Overall 9
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Design 10
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Value for money 8
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Features 10
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Performance 9
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Picture quality 9
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Canon EF 14mm f/2.8L II USM Review

What Digital Camera
1 July 2010
  • Summary: Overall this is a very impressive lens. For those who would not use such a lens often enough to justify its purchase price, hiring or choosing a zoom alternative might be the better option.
  • Pros: Film and digital compatibility
  • Cons: Expensive
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Lens Test: Canon 14mm f/2.8L II USM AF

Pop Photo
13 July 2009
  • Excerpt: A full-frame 14mm f/2.8 has been an anchor of Canon's premier L-series lens line for a quarter-century. This new upgrade, Version II ($2,199, street), has a second aspheric element and two elements of ultra-low-dispersion glass.
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Canon EF 14mm f/2.8L II USM Lens Review

SLR Lens and Camera Reviews
6 June 2009
  • Summary: Canon EF 14mm f/2.8L II USM is a very solid ultra wide angle prime, easily one of the best ultra wide primes in native Canon EF mount. This does not mean that the lens is without any flaws - vignetting, flare, color fringing and distortion are all present to varying degree and can cause some...
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REVIEW: Canon EF 14mm f/2.8L II USM Lens Review

photodo
18 May 2009
  • Excerpt: An ultra-wide angle lens, which sports a fast maximum aperture of f/2.8 and silent focusing with full-time manual focus override. This lens certainly isn't inexpensive, being available for around £1850. In this review we'll take a look at how it performs and whether the premium price is justified.
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Expert Review

photo.net
12 July 2008
  • Excerpt: Canon makes a nice little 14/2.8L lens. It isn't really very useful most of the time. Its exposed half-dome front element will keep you in constant fear of water, grime, fingers, and the rest of the world. It costs $2,319.00 (B&H Photo, October 1995). I bought one. Why?
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Canon EF 14mm f/2.8L II USM Lens

The Digital Picture
29 October 2007
  • Excerpt: Is the Canon EF 14mm f/2.8L II USM Lens right for you? Learn all you need to know in The-Digital-Picture.com's review!
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You?ve got the whole world in your hands (almost)

Consumer Electronics Net
26 October 2007
  • Excerpt: Canons new EF 14mm f/2.8 L II USM lens, an ultra-wide angle, is going have a lot of architectural, sports and press photographers lined up at the counter with their checkbooks or charge cards in hand.
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Canon’s EF 14mm f/2.8L II USM Ultra-Wide Lens

Shutterbug
1 May 2001
  • Excerpt: The expansive coverage of a 14mm lens may be more than you think you need. But you'd be surprised to discover that it reveals a world of possibilities that might otherwise escape you. While it certainly is ideal when shooting in open country, a super-wide lens can do wonders in tight quarters.
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Overall 7
7.0

Canon EF 14mm f/2.8L II USM Lens Review

ePHOTOzine
12 November 2013
  • Excerpt: An ultra-wide angle lens, which sports a fast maximum aperture of f/2.8 and silent focusing with full-time manual focus override. This lens certainly isn't inexpensive, being available for around £1850. In this review we'll take a look at how it performs and whether the premium price is justified.
  • Pros: Great build quality, Excellent sharpness in the centre, Relatively lightweight
  • Cons: Expensive, especially when compared to alternatives, Sharpness towards the edges of the frame could be better
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EF 14 mm f/2.8L USM II

LensTip.com
17 November 2011
  • Excerpt: Almost every producer which has ever offered full frame optics, strives to have at least one fixed-focal ultra wide angle lens with rectilinear projection (so preserving straight lines) in their line-up. The most often it is a 14 mm f/2.8 piece of equipment.
  • Cons: weak image quality on the edge of full frame in the wide range of apertures,, distinct lateral chromatic aberration even near frame centre,, noticeable distortion on full frame,, pronounced astigmatism,, visible coma in the corners of full frame,, high vignetting on full frame,, no possibility of...
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