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Canon EF 24mm f/2.8
7.7 out of 10

Canon EF 24mm f/2.8

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Reviews and Problems with Canon EF 24mm f/2.8

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Overall 4
4.0

Soft wide open, bad flare

Bright Day, Amazon
31 May 2011
  • Summary: I compared this lens to a Sigma 30mm F1.4, the Canon 24mm was softer at the same f2.8 stop on both lenses. Neither lens is a great lens with the sun in frame, which I expected with the Sigma, since it is designed for speed.
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Overall 4
4.0
Value for money 6
6.0

User Review

Jeremymc, Photography Review
11 July 2004
  • Summary: I bought this lens to widen the views possible on my EOS 10D. The build quality is great. It feels like a little tank compared to the 50mm f/1.8. It's only sliiightly larger but nicely heavier than that lens. But, check the weaknesses....
  • Pros: Depth of field is great. The horribly wrong autofocusing is quick, and f/2.8 ain't bad either. Build quality is great. It feels like you could throw it at someone, hurt them, and pick it up and use it again.
  • Cons: Here's the main problem: It brutally overexposes everything on my 10D. It's not reliably "x stops off" of you would simply set some exposure compensation whenever you mount it on your camera. It's very hit and miss. I've had some great shots with it and about 75% horribly, uncorrectably wrong sho...
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