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Canon EF 180mm f/3.5L Macro USM
8.4 out of 10

Canon EF 180mm f/3.5L Macro USM

Another telephoto macro lens with a maximum magnification of 1x. Read more

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Canon EF 180mm f/3.5 L Review

Ken Rockwell
10 January 2015
  • Summary: This is THE lens for shooting macro with Canon. When you need to get close, you need a lens this long so you can stand back far enough from your subject to render it in natural perspective, and not block your light.
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Overall 8
8.0

Canon EF 180mm Macro f/3.5L USM

PC Magazine
29 December 2009
  • Conclusion: The EF 180mm Macro f/3.5L is a sharp telephoto macro lens for Canon D-SLRs. It supports 1:1 magnification, but lacks image stabilization.
  • Pros: Very sharp. 1:1 magnification. Includes hood and tripod collar.
  • Cons: Expensive. Lacks image stabilization.
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Canon EF 180mm f/3.5L Macro USM Lens Review

SLR Lens and Camera Reviews
6 June 2009
  • Summary: Canon EF 180mm f/3.5L Macro USM is a pretty solid lens. Image performance is pretty good, although not necessarily unique among telephoto lenses. The much cheaper Canon EF 100mm f/2.8 Macro USM can easily match its longer, more expensive brethren in this area.
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REVIEW: Canon EF 180mm L Macro

photodo
14 July 2008
  • Conclusion: A lens that is obviously built to last a lifetime of hard work is the way I would describe this optic although the robustness leaves it looking a little chunky. It possibly goes some way to warranting the price, which is high.
  • Pros: Superb build quality., Good optical quality, Good contrast and colour with no distortion
  • Cons: A little heavy., Trapped tripod collar (when on camera), Price
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Expert Review

photo.net
19 April 2008
  • Excerpt: This is an expensive high-quality lens that focusses continuously down to 1:1 (i.e., you can take a picture of something that is 24x36mm in size, the dimensions of the standard 35mm frame). The lens has an ultrasonic motor that allows manual focusing even in AF mode.
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Canon EF 180mm f/3.5L USM Macro Lens

The Digital Picture
18 September 2007
  • Excerpt: Is the Canon EF 180mm f/3.5L USM Macro Lens right for you? Learn all you need to know in The-Digital-Picture.com's review!
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Overall 8
8.0

Canon EF 180mm f/3.5 L Macro USM Lens Review

ePHOTOzine
21 June 2012
  • Excerpt: The Canon EF 180mm f/3.5 L Macro USM is a telephoto macro lens which sports an ultrasonic focusing motor, internal focusing and a removable tripod collar and costs around £1249.
  • Pros: Good build quality, Excellent optics, Low falloff, Low CA, Low distortion
  • Cons: Foot on tripod collar may be too short to use with pro bodies, No hood supplied as standard, Price versus performance doesn't add up
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Overall 8
7.7
Value for money 6
6.0
Overall quality 7
7.0
Build quality 10
10

Canon EF 180mm f/3.5 L USM macro - Review / Test Report

photozone.de
10 October 2006
  • Conclusion: The Canon EF 180mm f/3.5 USM L macro is an interesting lens with a very good optical performance and exceptional mechanical qualities. Nonetheless the lens wasn't really able to fulfill the high expectations associated with a Canon L grade lens - there're even some zoom lenses performing better in...
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Canon EF 180mm L Macro

ePHOTOzine
4 July 2006
  • Summary: A lens that is obviously built to last a lifetime of hard work is the way I would describe this optic although the robustness leaves it looking a little chunky. It possibly goes some way to warranting the price, which is high.
  • Pros: Superb build quality., Good optical quality, Good contrast and colour with no distortion
  • Cons: A little heavy., Trapped tripod collar (when on camera), Price
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Expert Review

Foto.ru
18 March 2015
  • Excerpt: Высококачественный объектив с максимальным фокусным расстоянием в линейке телемакрообъективов Canon. Превосходное качество изготовления серии L, металлический корпус, фокусное расстояние 288 мм в 35-мм экв.
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