Reasonable price but flawed

Started Jun 19, 2012 | User reviews thread
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hockeyshooter
hockeyshooter Senior Member • Posts: 1,442
Reasonable price but flawed

Bought this lens basically because I couldn't justify the cost of Canon's 2.8 wide zoom. I tend to carry it about all the time and it has served well in sports, news and travel; it shares the same build quality of the rest of the L-series line and stands up to use in pretty wet conditions.

However, at the end of the day it simply isn't sharp enough, even when stopped down. If you need ultimate optical quality, buy one of the L-series fix focal length wides instead.

Problems:

Unsharp.

 hockeyshooter's gear list:hockeyshooter's gear list
Canon EF 70-200mm f/2.8L USM Canon EF 300mm f/2.8L IS II USM Canon EF 100-400mm F4.5-5.6L IS II
Canon EF 17-40mm f/4.0L USM
Wideangle zoom lens • Canon EF • 8806A002
Announced: Feb 27, 2003
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