L-series standard zoom delivers superb image quality in a compact, lightweight design
2 aspheric and 2 UD lens elements achieves high image quality throughout the full zoom range
Full macro shooting mode with up to 0.7x magnification, easily accessible with a one-touch switch
Image stabilization effective up to 4 shutter speed stops
Average Customer Rating:
(2 Reviews) 2
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2out of 2(100%)reviewers would recommend this product to a friend.
Pros: Fast auto-focus, Superior build quality, Super-sharp images, well controlled ca, macro range
I bought this lens as standard zoom for my 7d and I compared it first with my 35mm f/1.4L and my EF 70-300mm f/4-5.6L IS USM. At 35mm the difference in terms of resolution in comparison to the fixed-focus lens at f/5.0 are very low and virtually negligible. The lens is tac sharp even wide open. At 70mm, the 70-300mm lens shows only a marginal advantage. CA is very low. At 24mm, barrel distortion is clearly visible but seems to be normal for this type of lens. This distortion can be corrected during post procession. Over all, this lens meets well the high expectations I had as standard zoom lens for an APS-C sensor camera.
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Review 2 for EF 24-70mm f/4L IS USM
Location: New Jersey
Used this product for: 1 to 3 months
Expertise Level: Advanced Amateur
Mostly used for: Landscape/Nature
Canon Enthusiast: 1 to 5 years
Product replacement: Yes
Best of this class
Date:January 20, 2013
Pros: Fast auto-focus, Superior build quality, Super-sharp images
Sharp very sharp,solid ,compact, just Canon ! I loved ! The best for my EOS 5D MarkIII any photo situation and condition. Stanjag