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8.7 out of 10

Canon EF 70-200mm f/2.8L USM

Canon EF 70-200mm f/2.8L IS USM The Canon EF 70-200mm f/2. Read more

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Reviews and Problems with Canon EF 70-200mm f/2.8L USM

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Overall 4

Dust inside the lens

Vannaith, B&H Photo
5 April 2012
  • Excerpt: The new lens comes with a small speck (dust) inside the lens. Have to return and exchanged.
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Overall 4

Very heavy

Pcravens, Adorama
10 October 2011
  • Excerpt: I sent this one back and had a few problems with the return/credit. I did however purchase one with IS which I would highly recommend due to the weight.
  • Pros: Sharp
  • Cons: Heavy
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Overall 4
Value for money 2
Features 4
Performance 6
Overall quality 4

User Review

ccpix, Canon
5 December 2010
  • Conclusion: I have had and used this lens for around a year now.I am disappointed in the sharpness of the images it produces.And from other reviews,it seems like other photographers have the same problem.You HAVE to use a tripod or flash to get a decent sharp image.I guess the good reviews come from the lucky ones who did not get stuck with a lemon or they do not care about the quality of the images.I regret purchasing this lens.Could have gotten 2-3 comparable quality lens for...
  • Pros: Fast auto-focus, Superior build quality
  • Cons: tripod or flash a "must"
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Overall 4

Still Trying to Figure it Out!!

Royal Image, B&H Photo
29 April 2010
  • Excerpt: This lens has been a hit or miss.....More misses than hits. I bought this lens in March at a Canon product demo. I shoot alot of church photography and haven't had the greatest of success. I am thinking that it is the "operator" but my still shots come out pretty good...I have yet to catch a person moving and not having blurr all over the place. I shoot with a 40D and a Rebel XS. I had more success with the standard 20-135mm.
  • Pros: Easily Interchangeable, Rugged, Strong Construction
  • Cons: Blurry Focus, Poor in Low Light
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