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Canon EF 28mm f/2.8 IS USM
9.4 out of 10

Canon EF 28mm f/2.8 IS USM

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Reviews and Problems with Canon EF 28mm f/2.8 IS USM

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Overall 8
8.0

Four Stars

John W. Schatzman, Amazon
22 July 2015
Overall 8
8.0

Great image for pics/video - too much lens noise for audio use.

Video Chili, Amazon
30 August 2014
  • Summary: I bought this primarily for low-light b-roll shots. Specifically indoors. The shots look really nice, both wide and close-up. However, even with a mounted mic, the lens focusing makes way too much noise to be usable for anything other than non-focusing ambient sound.
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Overall 8
8.0

Perfect after MicroAdjustment

P.K. Frary "Gochugogi", Amazon
18 August 2014
  • Summary: The EF 28 2.8 IS USM is the long awaited redesign of the 1987 (!) EF 28 2.8. It's slightly larger and heavier than the previous model but, at 260g is still small and light. Auto focus with contrast AF in Liveview is incredibly accurate on my 6D, 70D and SL1: pin sharp edge to edge at F2.8.
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Overall 8
8.0

new toy for my Canon

just me, Amazon
13 May 2014
  • Summary: Look forward to using it more when I travel this summer. Feel it will be what I want. Nice lenses.
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Overall 8
8.0

Nice prime lens

Adorama
15 March 2014
  • Excerpt: I purchased this lens for an upcoming trip to Ireland. I wanted a relatively wide angle lens as an alternative to the EF 28-105 L lens I usually use for travel. This lens is very clear, fast (f2.8), has IS, is light, and not a budget breaker. Easy to carry around without fatigue.
  • Pros: Fast / accurate auto-focus, Lightweight, Nice Bokeh
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Overall 8
8.0

Great Light Lens

scorpioe, Adorama
10 December 2013
  • Excerpt: A nice sharp,fast and light prime
  • Pros: Fast / accurate auto-focus, Lightweight
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Overall 8
8.0

Large FOV, nice convenience

Calibanned, B&H Photo
29 October 2013
  • Excerpt: It's a little embarrassing to have chosen an f2.8 28mm lens over an f1.8mm lens, but it focuses very quickly, thanks to the USM, which makes it perfect for pictures of people. You have to get right up close to get the shot, and then the 28mm lens gives you expansiveness.This isn't the right choice...
  • Pros: Fast / accurate auto-focus, Lightweight
  • Cons: Poor in Low Light
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Overall 8
8.0

best replacement for my old 28mm F2.8

Iwan, B&H Photo
1 October 2013
  • Excerpt: I bought this lens as a replacement for my old Canon 28mm F2.8 with the regular focus motor. The reasons I went for this one were: 1. USM focus motor 2. IS, since I want to use the lens for video purposes as well. I am very happy with the results from this lens!
  • Pros: Consistent Output, Lightweight
  • Cons: Weak Casing
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Overall 8
8.0

Fantastic normal / travel / street photography lens on APS-C

Ruined, Amazon
15 September 2013
  • Summary: I am primarily using this lens for all-around shooting on my APS-C EOS 650D... Angle of view equal to about 44.8mm on APS-C vs full frame. This lens is as close as you are going to get with a Canon lens to the diagonal of the APS-C sensor, so it is a very natural field of view.
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Overall 8
8.0

A Normal Lens for APS-C Cameras

John, B&H Photo
24 July 2013
  • Excerpt: On a Canon APS-C sensor camera (1.6 crop factor), this lens is equivalent to a 45mm focal length, a perfect normal lens.
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