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Canon EF 24-85mm f/3.5-4.5 USM
7.9 out of 10

Canon EF 24-85mm f/3.5-4.5 USM

Ultra-wide zoom lens with portrait-length telephoto capability. Read more

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Reviews and Problems with Canon EF 24-85mm f/3.5-4.5 USM

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Expert Review

4 August 2007
  • Excerpt: Though its image circle will cover a 35mm negative, this is the lens Canon introduced with its EOS IX APS SLR . When used with the smaller APS format, it yields angles of view equivalent to that of 30-106mm lens on a 35mm camera.
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EF 24-85 mm f/3.5-4.5 USM

22 September 2007
  • Excerpt: Originally posted 2006-03-28 on Optyczne.pl The Canon EF 24-85mm f/3.5-4.5 USM is a middle-range priced lens with very promising parameters for photographers accustomed to the analog bodies.
  • Cons: weak resolution at 85mm focal length, visible coma
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Overall 7
Value for money 8
Overall quality 7
Build quality 6

Canon EF 24-85mm f/3.5-4.5 USM - Review / Lab Test Report

15 April 2007
  • Conclusion: The Canon EF 24-85mm f/3.5-4.5 USM exhibited a quite mixed performance. On the upside the lens is very sharp with very little vignetting throughout the range. Unfortunately distortions at 24mm are pretty hefty as are chromatic aberrations.
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Expert Review

28 March 2006
  • Summary: Z racji tego, że nadal nie ma na rynku dobrego zamiennika obiektywu kitowego, Canon EF 24-85 mm może być rozsądną propozycją dla tych osób, które zdecydują się na rezygnację z bardzo szerokiego kąta.
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