Canon 200mm f/2.8 L II Reviews

Started Aug 17, 2013 | Discussions thread
mg_k
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Re: Absolutely terrible idea...
In reply to BubbaE1, Aug 19, 2013

BubbaE1 wrote:

By distant landscape shots, I mean I would be stopping the lens down, so you're right, 2.8 becomes pointless. My wonder is at 200mm, which lens has the better optical quality, the 70-200 f/4 or the 200 f/2.8?

I will say, though, that I'd find many using shooting at f/2.8.

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The f4 IS has better optics with added versatility, plus it has IS to boost which will help you immensely when you are handholding whilst keeping the ISO low.

Here's the comparison @ f4 - http://www.the-digital-picture.com/Reviews/ISO-12233-Sample-Crops.aspx?Lens=245&Camera=453&Sample=0&FLI=0&API=2&LensComp=404&CameraComp=453&SampleComp=0&FLIComp=4&APIComp=0

Don't listen to brightcolours, f5.6 on ff isn't even close for distant landscape, you'd need at least f8-f11. Diffraction is never an issue at those aperture. He has no idea of what he's talking about...

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