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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

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

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. It is quite the little wonder and it feels like a really well built lens. Despite the small size, the images are super sharp and focusing is speedy.
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Overall 8
8.0

A wonderful prime lens - sharp, compact, and well made.

Anthony Pantliano, Amazon
28 March 2013
  • Summary: The Canon EF 28mm f/2.8 IS USM lens is a great prime for both full frame and crop frame Canon SLRs. The lens is very well made with high quality plastics, and a moderately sized rubberized focus ring. There are two switches on the side of the lens - one to turn off the auto-focus and the other to turn off the image stabilizer.
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Overall 8
8.0
Value for money 4
4.0
Features 10
10
Performance 8
8.0
Overall quality 10
10

excellent for high quality travel pictures

derob, Canon
24 February 2013
  • Conclusion: For starters some background: In June this year I bought the new 40mm pancake which reminded me that prime lenses are preferable in many cases. Their discrete size and the lightweight prove beneficial when walking around; but also the fact that they force not to be lazy about image composition I like. . Whilst the 40mm is so affordable that it was a risk free just-for-fun purchase, this is certainly not true for the 28mm. It is simply expensive.
  • Pros: Superior build quality, Super-sharp images, small discreet size, low light performance
  • Cons: price
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Overall 8
8.0

excellent for high quality travel pictures

derob, Adorama
24 February 2013
  • Excerpt: For starters some background: In June this year I bought the new 40mm pancake which reminded me that prime lenses are preferable in many cases. Their discrete size and the lightweight prove beneficial when walking around; but also the fact that they force not to be lazy about image composition I like. . Whilst the 40mm is so affordable that it was a risk free just-for-fun purchase, this is certainly not true for the 28mm. It is simply expensive.
  • Pros: Low light performance, small discreet size, Superior build quality, Super-sharp images
  • Cons: Price
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Overall 8
8.0

Lens with a common wide-angle focal length featuring image stabilization and decent image quality

Gil De Sousa, LensTests-com, Amazon
27 July 2012
  • Summary: Please don't take the Amazon star rating too serious - every lens has its pros and cons that I wouldn't want to squeeze into a single one-dimensional figure... A quick note about me: I have been into SLR cameras and lenses for more than 20 years - as a hobby in the beginning and professionally later. Maybe because of my technical background I started testing my own lenses quite a while ago.
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