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Canon EF 16-35mm f/2.8L II USM
8.6 out of 10

Canon EF 16-35mm f/2.8L II USM

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Reviews and Problems with Canon EF 16-35mm f/2.8L II USM

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Overall 6
6.0

no sharp at all

Leonardo, Canon
11 September 2014
  • Conclusion: This is the third time i try to make a review. Honestly i don't understand why do you reject. Anyhow let talk a bit about this lens. I got a brand new lens, and i think it is defected and not sharp at all.
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Overall 6
6.0

Not Going To Rave About It

BikerDave, B&H Photo
17 October 2013
  • Excerpt: I'm using this lens with a T2i, I've had it for almost 2 years. I hate to throw cold water on everyone's reviews but I can't rave about the lens. Yes, it can take good pictures, I've used it as the basic lens on this camera along with a EF 70-200 L and I haven't felt the need for a 50mm lens for...
  • Cons: Blurry Focus
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Overall 6
6.0

Yep, It's a wide-angle lens

Doc, B&H Photo
24 June 2013
  • Excerpt: Landscape, closeups. Everything you would expect quality wise from an L series. Image Stabilization is not included. Not a primary lens, limited useage. I do recommend this lens if you're looking for greated range than the 24-105 provides and there is a significant difference in shot capabilities...
  • Pros: Consistent Output, Durable, Easily Interchangeable, Fast / accurate auto-focus, Nice Bokeh, Rugged, Strong Construction
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Overall 6
6.0

It's okay, but hardly sharp

Impetigo, Amazon
22 June 2013
  • Summary: This is not a particularly sharp lens. I use a 5D3 and my other two L-series lenses, the 35mm f/1.4L and the 70-200mm f/4L IS, are very sharp lenses. The 70-200mm is sharp at all focal lengths and wide open at f/4, and the 35mm f/1.4 is sharp wide open at 1.4 also.
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Overall 6
6.0

Bad copy?

Arif, B&H Photo
24 January 2013
  • Excerpt: I am not sure if I got a bad copy but the image quality is just average.
  • Pros: Nice Bokeh, Rugged, Strong Construction
  • Cons: Blurry Focus, Poor in Low Light
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Overall 6
6.0

Beautiful Lens!!

Yunker, B&H Photo
26 July 2012
  • Excerpt: To be honest I have been disappointed with this lens and just emailed Canon to ask about returning it. For an L lens it has never given me the clarity I think an L lens should have. I might have got a bad copy but really cant tell.
  • Pros: Durable, Easily Interchangeable
  • Cons: Blurry Focus, Lens Creep, Slow Focus
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Overall 6
6.0

Good lens

Hmm, B&H Photo
17 June 2012
  • Excerpt: Use this mostly for three dimensional installation artworks and for architectural shots. Lens is a bit soft at the widest aperture 16mm, but makes up for that by being able to shoot in low light conditions.
  • Pros: Consistent Output, Easily Interchangeable, Fast / accurate auto-focus
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Overall 6
6.0

Some distortion

RE photog, Adorama
15 May 2012
  • Excerpt: On the Canon 5D MkII it's a good lens for landscape but for architectural work there is significant distortion and vignetting.
  • Pros: Durable, Fast / accurate auto-focus, Lightweight, Strong Construction
  • Cons: Distortion, Vignetting
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Overall 6
6.0

Consider the prime wide angles

HCR, Adorama
13 March 2012
  • Excerpt: This is a great lens at f8-11 for landscape and confined spaces. Wide open the IQ is a little soft particular in the corners. Otherwise great for video on the 5DM2.
  • Pros: Fast / accurate auto-focus, Lightweight, Rugged
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Overall 6
6.0

EF 16-35mm f/2.8L II USM

Marcusone, B&H Photo
4 March 2012
  • Excerpt: I brought this lenses for landscape shooting , its turn out to be very sharp with the lenses .
  • Pros: Durable
  • Cons: Heavy
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