Reviews and Problems with Canon EF 24-70mm f/2.8L USM
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Canon EF 24-70mm f/2.8L USM: Review
Electronics Made Easy
12 December 2010
Summary: Overall, the Canon EF 24-70mm f/2.8L USM Standard Zoom Lens is an expensive but worthy addition to the Canon SLR lens collection. Despite having autofocus and low-light issues, this model is among the best that a consumer can buy for a single, standard lens accessory.
Pros: Powerful- improved lens design and new AF processor, Quality- high-quality elements ensure the best image capturing
Cons: Bulky- heavy, not for the traveling photographer, Problematic- minor autofocus and sharpness issues, Expensive- good value for lens but still pricey
Excerpt: First introduced in 2002, this ageing professional standard zoom from Canon costs around £960 and sports weather sealed build, a fast constant f/2.8 maximum aperture and ultrasonic focusing with full-time manual override.
Canon EF 24-70mm f/2.8L and Canon EF 28-70mm f/2.8L Lenses
Images by William Castleman
4 February 2008
Conclusion: The EF 28-70mm f/2.8L and EF 24-70mm f/2.8L are high quality professional zoom lenses that perform better in most cases than non-L prime lenses in their range in producing sharp, contrasty images with excellent color. The L-primes (e.g.
Excerpt: The Canon 24-70/2.8L lens is Canon's fastest and highest quality midrange zoom lens. It is designed for full-frame digital SLRs such as the Canon EOS 5D , ( compare prices ) ( review ). If you want a lens for covering wedding receptions, buy one right now from amazon.com , ( compare prices ).
Canon EF 24-70mm f/2.8 USM L - Full Format Review / Test Report
13 June 2010
Conclusion: The Canon EF 24-70mm f/2.8 USM L is an impressive zoom lens upon first contact but it stayed somewhat short of the high expectations with respect to its optical characteristics. It can certainly produce sharp images if you know how to handle it but the pronounced field curvature at the wide end is a...
Excerpt: Awaiting the introduction of the Canon 24-70 mm MK2, we provide you with a review of the Canon 24-70 mm. This lens is very popular with professional photographers and is relatively old: the Canon 24-70 mm 2.8 was introduced in 2002.
Excerpt: Bij een brandpuntsafstand van 24 mm houdt je relatief lang last van lichtafval. Bij de overige brandpuntsafstanden heb je boven diafragma 5.6 geen last meer van lichtafval, maar zal je in sommige situaties een licht vignet tegenkomen in de praktijk.
Pros: Hoge resolutie, Hoge, vaste lichtsterkte, Onverwoestbaar, Extra afgedicht tegen stof en vocht
Cons: Zwaar en een hoge aanschafprijs, Geen beeldstabilisatie, Zichtbare lichtafval bij volle opening, Zichtbare, Scherpte lager bij 24 mm van diafragma 2.8 tot 5.6