Reviews and Problems with Canon EF 35mm f/2 IS USM
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Islandhopper3, B&H Photo
2 weeks ago
Excerpt: This lens is used on a Rebel T5i, a 60D, and most recently a 6D. When I was shooting film I almost always used prime lenses, but as I transitioned to digital I found zoom lenses convenient, reasonably priced, and allowed me to carry less gear.
Pros: Easily Interchangeable, Fast / accurate auto-focus, Lightweight, Nice Bokeh
Excerpt: I have not given my new lens a thorough workout, but it has performed as expected so far. I purchased this to round out my lens collection which so far has only included zooms. I had been using my 17-40 f/4 as my primary for this need but decided I should have a fixed lens for when a zoom wasn't the...
Excerpt: I was looking for an IS lens that was near standard and fast so that I could use it for photos and video. The 35mm f2 IS is exactly what I hoped it would be. The IS smooths video very nicely, the 35mm on full frame is perfect for general use, the IQ appears to be excellent (no tests), and I've even...
Pros: Consistent Output, Durable, Easily Interchangeable, Fast / accurate auto-focus, Lightweight, Nice Bokeh, Rugged, Strong Construction
Summary: Until now I've never really used anything beyond the kit lens on my crop sensor. At 35mm it's f/4.5. I know there are faster and more expensive lenses out there, but I'm pretty amazed at the sharpness and low light abilities of this prime.
Excerpt: there isn't a whole lot to complain about this lens and that's a good thing in itself. truth is there is literally no competition to this lens, you either have to spend much more on the L or sigma, or have to deal with manual focusing(samyang and zeiss).
Love it. I am a mom-tographer who photographs my ...
Sara Livitchi, Amazon
1 July 2015
Summary: Love it. I am a mom-tographer who photographs my own kids for my handmade boutique clothing line. I also take family pictures for a small amount of other people. I know how to use my camera in manual and I can get great shots with this 35.