How soft is the old 24-70 non-IS at 2.8?

Started Feb 9, 2014 | Discussions thread
gbdz Contributing Member • Posts: 695
Lens Rental statistics show...

...that my hunch was right: There is variation between perfectly usable lenses and those that are clearly problematic can be fixed by professional overhaul.

the within-group comparison of 24-70 mk I lenses here: variation of the mk I lenses

And the intergroup comparison between the mk I and the mk II lenses here  .
Statistically, you'll get a better lens buying the mk II, for sure.
Is the difference worth the price is another question.

So glad I got mine fixed!

 gbdz's gear list:gbdz's gear list
Canon EOS 5D Mark III Canon EOS 80D Canon EF 24-70mm f/2.8L II USM Tamron SP 150-600mm F/5-6.3 Di VC USD Canon EF 16-35mm F4L IS USM +2 more
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