EF 24-70mm f/2.8L II USM
Who It’s For:
The Canon 24-70mm f/2.8L II USM is a professional normal lens and one of the three lenses that any professional photographer with a Canon camera will own (Along with the 16-35mm and 70-200mm). It’s expensive, but it’s tack sharp and built like a tank and ready for years of heavy use.
What We Like:
Sharpness: It’s not quite as sharp as the upgraded version of this lens but it still holds its own and as long as you’re not shooting at f/2.8 in the day and expecting miracles in the corners, you’re going to be alright.
UD and Super UD elements: These Ultra-Low Dispersion elements reduce the amount of Chromatic Aberration in your images.
Operation: It just works, everything seems to be where you need it.
USM Autofocus: Autofocus is fast and very quiet.
Close Focusing: This lens can focus at only 0.38meters which is fairly awesome.
What We Don’t:
82mm filter: you’ll probably have to buy a few new filters for this one, as the front element is quite large.
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