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8.6 out of 10

Canon EF 24-105mm f/4L IS USM

Canon EF 24-105mm f/4L IS USM Zoom lens is manufactured by Canon Read more

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Reviews and Problems with Canon EF 24-105mm f/4L IS USM

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Overall 4
4.0

Only sharp from f 8.0 up

Lifecaptain, B&H Photo
2 July 2014
  • Excerpt: Used for general indoors-outdoors photography. Great focal lenght range but way too blurry at f 4.0. Had to send for repair for internal stripe-cable broken.
  • Cons: Blurry Focus
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Overall 4
4.0

It's a Creeper

Debbie, B&H Photo
25 April 2014
  • Excerpt: When I first purchased the lens I was very happy. I had to adjust to some features and soon found out that my Tiffen variable ND filter did not work well with the wide angle, needless to say I was very upset because I do alot of photography on the water. Only after 4 months of using my new lens it started creeping down when in use, I also shot from on high straight down or product photography.
  • Pros: great clarity, Nice Bokeh
  • Cons: Heavy, Lens Creep, Poor in Low Light
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Overall 4
4.0

Not sharp at 24mm

Joe SCarnici, B&H Photo
16 January 2014
  • Excerpt: It's not sharp at 24mm but nice the rest of the way through.
  • Pros: 105mm
  • Cons: Not Sharp At 24mm
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Overall 4
4.0

Quick focus, good overall pictures, but

Santhosh, Adorama
17 November 2013
  • Excerpt: Lens is faster auto focus, overall good photo results. But went to faulty in less than 2 years - power diaphragm issue. While search the issue on website, found this is common issue with this lens for many years. Why canon you didn't take an action - looks like only this lens is faulty for many in the L series.
  • Pros: Fast auto-focus, Super-sharp images
  • Cons: Poor build quality
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Overall 4
4.0
Value for money 6
6.0
Features 8
8.0
Performance 10
10
Overall quality 4
4.0

Quick focus, good overall pictures, but

Santhosh, Canon
17 November 2013
  • Conclusion: Lens is faster auto focus, overall good photo results. But went to faulty in less than 2 years - power diaphragm issue. While search the issue on website, found this is common issue with this lens for many years. Why canon you didn't take an action - looks like only this lens is faulty for many in the L series.
  • Pros: Fast auto-focus, Super-sharp images
  • Cons: Poor build quality
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Overall 4
4.0

Bad vignetting at 24mm on full frame 6D

Mfromsoaks, B&H Photo
14 July 2013
  • Excerpt: I replaced my 24-70L with this lens on a full frame 6D n order to get the slightly farther reach and less weight, sacrificing f2.8 fro f4 which I hoped iS would compensate. The lens is sharp and the IS works fine, but on a full frame sensor it has awful vignetting. I've returned two copies of this lens already and my current copy only shows it on the top left corner at 24mm.
  • Pros: Sharp
  • Cons: BAD vignetting
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Overall 4
4.0

Wasn't what I expected

Doug, B&H Photo
20 April 2012
  • Excerpt: Amateur; arguably an enthusiast, but admittedly not the most educated. The lens doesn't perform as expected considering the investment. My Canon 10-22 noticeably outperforms. Not a recognizable step up from my kit (18-135 on a 50D). I eventually grew frustrated enough that I sent it in to Canon for diagnosis. It came back, indicating that they fixed a defect that I didn't complain of, and there was no mention of any diagnosis of what i actually complained of.
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Overall 4
4.0

Very soft @24mm

Worg, Adorama
15 April 2012
  • Excerpt: While the lens is sharp @f4, the problem is the wide end at any aperture - it's very soft and mushy and does not render detail well. I'm exchanging it to see if i got a bad copy.
  • Cons: Slow, zoom control hard to turn
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Overall 4
4.0
Value for money 2
2.0
Features 4
4.0
Performance 4
4.0
Overall quality 4
4.0

Very soft @24mm

Worg, Canon
15 April 2012
  • Conclusion: While the lens is sharp @f4, the problem is the wide end at any aperture - it's very soft and mushy and does not render detail well. I'm exchanging it to see if i got a bad copy.
  • Cons: slow, zoom control hard to turn
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Overall 4
4.0

Unacceptable for the price- lemon?

GreyTiger, B&H Photo
21 February 2012
  • Excerpt: I must have received a lemon but this lens combined with my 5Dii is completely unacceptable. Soft focus, "whites" tend to blead!, noticeable and random vignetting. This lens is [*]. This will be going back to be exchanged. If I see the same issues I will be returning my entire order. I didn't pay $3k for gear that my D90 can out perform.
  • Pros: Durable, Easily Interchangeable, Fast / accurate auto-focus, Strong Construction
  • Cons: Blurry Focus, Vignetting
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