Canon 70-200 2.8L IS SOFTNESS issues

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Pedro Caseiro
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Canon 70-200 2.8L IS SOFTNESS issues
Nov 6, 2006

Hi everybody.

I bought a Canon 70-200 2.8L IS and i think i have a major problem about this lens. I just want to know your opinion about this before doing something.

I was doing a focus test using " http://www.focustestchart.com " chart and i noticed the left side softer than the right side and gets worse as it opens to 2.8. I also noticed that focus on the right side is excelent but i cannot tell the same thing on the left side. I just gets blured.

My heart died that moment. This was my new baby

I would like to have SOME feedback from you about this. I took some shots to show you.

Jpeg, Iso 200, 1/60, f4.5, original

http://picasaweb.google.com/pcaseiro/Canon7020028LISF45/photo#4994414192658808850

Jpeg, Iso 200, 1/60, f4.5, right side

http://picasaweb.google.com/pcaseiro/Canon7020028LISF45/photo#4994415260243263506

Jpeg, Iso 200, 1/60, f4.5, left side

http://picasaweb.google.com/pcaseiro/Canon7020028LISF45/photo#4994414469392826386

Jpeg, Iso 200, 1/60, f3.5, original

http://picasaweb.google.com/pcaseiro/Canon7020028LISF35/photo#4994418098726895634

Jpeg, Iso 200, 1/60, f3.5, right side

http://picasaweb.google.com/pcaseiro/Canon7020028LISF35/photo#4994418381825900562

Jpeg, Iso 200, 1/60, f3.5, left side

http://picasaweb.google.com/pcaseiro/Canon7020028LISF35/photo#4994418718778785810

Jpeg, Iso 200, 1/60, f2.8, original

http://picasaweb.google.com/pcaseiro/Canon7020028LISF28/photo#4994422024873443346

Jpeg, Iso 200, 1/60, f2.8, right side

http://picasaweb.google.com/pcaseiro/Canon7020028LISF28/photo#4994422291994640402

Jpeg, Iso 200, 1/60, f2.8, left side

http://picasaweb.google.com/pcaseiro/Canon7020028LISF28/photo#4994422536692039698

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