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Canon EF 70-200mm f/2.8L USM
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 6
6.0

*Esta Bueno, pero no tiene IS*

Marco Antonio, B&H Photo
13 June 2014
  • Excerpt: Hola, yo realizo fotografía de Bodas y generalmente las condiciones de luz son deficientes, entonces cuando me llego el lente lo primero que hice fue probarlo en condiciones de poca luz... Me fue mal, obviamente cuando tienes suficiente luz es magnifico !!! pero para el uso particular que quiero darle no es suficiente, así que supongo que el 70 200 2.8 Is II USM debe ser el indicado para mi.
  • Pros: Consistent Output, Durable, Easily Interchangeable, Fast / accurate auto-focus, Nice Bokeh, Strong Construction
  • Cons: Heavy, Poor in Low Light
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Overall 6
6.0
Value for money 6
6.0
Features 8
8.0
Performance 4
4.0
Overall quality 4
4.0

sorry I even bought it

equestrian13, Canon
6 November 2013
  • Conclusion: From the time I have upgraded to this lens, There have been many instances where pictures will come out either fantastic or heavily flawed by being blurry and not focused at all. It took me a while to upgrade because it was a large jump from the rebel t3i and its corresponding lens to a 7d and this lens. i use this lens for action photography involving horses and I am having a serious problem with the auto focus.
  • Pros: good at night, works in sun
  • Cons: Semi-sharp images, heavy, not sharp photos
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Overall 6
6.0

User Review

equestrian13, Adorama
6 November 2013
  • Excerpt: From the time I have upgraded to this lens, There have been many instances where pictures will come out either fantastic or heavily flawed by being blurry and not focused at all. It took me a while to upgrade because it was a large jump from the rebel t3i and its corresponding lens to a 7d and this lens. i use this lens for action photography involving horses and I am having a serious problem with the auto focus.
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Overall 6
6.0

"Too much whiz and not enough bang"

Student at large, buydig.com
24 June 2013
  • Excerpt: Mostly outdoors. I have been able to get some good shots(pictures) but I've got a learning curve to work on. Was this review helpful?
  • Pros: Strong Construction, Easily Interchangeable, Durable
  • Cons: Heavy, Slow Focus
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Overall 6
6.0

User Review

Stretch, Adorama
24 May 2012
  • Excerpt: I bought this lens to use at outdoor weddings... but unfortunately I am unable to get a sharp image. It's not the quality of the lens (the ones that were in focus were amazing), it's the fact that I cannot hold it still enough because it is so heavy. I am returning this lens.
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Overall 6
6.0

HEAVY!

Stretch, Adorama
24 May 2012
  • Excerpt: I bought this lens to use at outdoor weddings... but unfortunately I am unable to get a sharp image. It's not the quality of the lens (the ones that were in focus were amazing), it's the fact that I cannot hold it still enough because it is so heavy. I am returning this lens.
  • Pros: Nice Bokeh, Rugged, Strong Construction
  • Cons: Heavy
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Overall 6
6.0

Need to be a steady hand shooter

spprivate, B&H Photo
11 May 2011
  • Excerpt: I was in a dilemma between this and 70-200 F4 IS version but decided to take a chance.Except the fact one step larger than F4 rest of the things are against it.Very heavy,blurry images on hand held.Definitely non IS is a no no unless you have a tripod.Looks Majestic and definitely a head turner and good in low light.I already returned it and order the F4 IS version.Some day will buy the F2.8 IS version.Till then.
  • Pros: Durable, Fast / accurate auto-focus, Rugged, Strong Construction
  • Cons: Blurry Focus, Heavy
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Overall 6
6.0

Good lens but IS makes a HUGE difference

M, B&H Photo
14 February 2011
  • Excerpt: Ordered this lens recently but returned it for the 70-200 IS USM II. Understand it's a big price jump, but at the end of the day the IS makes a huge (much larger than I thought it would be) difference, especially if you are shooting low light. This lens though has really nice bokeh and the image quality is outstanding.
  • Pros: Nice Bokeh
  • Cons: Poor in Low Light
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Overall 6
6.0
Value for money 4
4.0
Features 6
6.0
Performance 10
10
Overall quality 6
6.0

Disappointed

RocCityPhoto, Canon
16 October 2010
  • Conclusion: Considering the amount of money this lens cost, I was surprisingly disappointed with the quality of image it produces. When you expand your image to 100%, details are blurry. There are exceptions. Shooting portraits at a distance of 15-25 feet produces great results. Shoot a bird 50 feet away, it's blurry every time. I've tried using a tripod, different camera body, same results. Other than that, I think it's a super lens.
  • Pros: f2.8, durable (i think), it focuses fast
  • Cons: lack of sharp image
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Overall 6
6.0

User Review

RocCityPhoto, Adorama
16 October 2010
  • Excerpt: Considering the amount of money this lens cost, I was surprisingly disappointed with the quality of image it produces. When you expand your image to 100%, details are blurry. There are exceptions. Shooting portraits at a distance of 15-25 feet produces great results. Shoot a bird 50 feet away, it's blurry every time. I've tried using a tripod, different camera body, same results. Other than that, I think it's a super lens.
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