One of the best

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47872Mike Regular Member • Posts: 210
One of the best
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The tiny size and weight make this almost self-recommending for full-frame users who want to keep things as small or light as possible.
Optics are superb for all practical purposes, with just a very small corner area of unsharpness and purple fringing against the light taking it below perfection. There are very few photographic situations where this will be remotely perceptible. Right from 2.8 the image has great sharpness and contrast; it's a far more consistent performer than the 50/1.8. 
AF performance is also more consistent than I've ever been able to get on my 6D with any of the three versions of 50/1.8.

 47872Mike's gear list:47872Mike's gear list
Canon EOS 10D Canon EOS 20D Canon EOS 50D Sony SLT-A37 Canon EOS 6D +13 more
Canon EF 40mm f/2.8 STM
Prime lens • Canon EF • 6310B002
Announced: Jun 8, 2012
47872Mike's score
4.5
Average community score
4.6
Canon EF 40mm f/2.8 STM Canon EOS 6D
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