Canon EF 11-24mm F4L USM

Announced Feb 6, 2015 •
Wideangle fisheye zoom lens | Canon EF | 9520B002

NOTE: I've posted this information and imagery piecemeal in the past--I just thought I'd do a wrap up analysis now that I've used this lens for over nine months. I'm an editorial photographer and have used Canon's groundbreaking 11-24 f/4L lens on several assignments. First, let me state that this unique ultra wide angle lens is not for everybody. It is expensive, but a bargain considering the nature of the lens. It is heavy, but relatively compact. This pricey bad boy is NOT a lens that ...

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Robert J Chesrow
 

Totally excellent in every imaginable way!

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I've owned this lens since March 2015 and must say it's everything I imagined it would be in terms of image quality, field of view, resolution, etc. Took it to Venice, Italy and Croatia in August 2015 and it was the lens to have in all the tight spaces of beautiful, old Venice. Same in Croatia. Definitely recommend this lens for those who enjoy the ultra wide "look" and beautiful images this lens captures.

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DPReview has the wrong description in their headline for this product. It is NOT a fisheye. There's no place to comment directly to DPReview on these reviews, so I'm just calling out the mistake here. Someone at DTReview is confusing this really wide angle lens with fisheye lenses. These are two separate product categories. Fisheye lenses are easier to create because fisheyes allow straight lines off axis to be curved. Wide angles (no matter how wide) that keep straight lines in the edges of ...

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This lens deserves a new place on photography history, after use for some time the prety impresive Sigma 12-24mm, the new Canon 11-24mm predates this lens on many levels, is a professional tool with better performance, Sigma deserve their place as the first ultra Wide angle zoom under 13mm for full frame (straight nor fisheye), Nikon 13mm deserves a special metion as the widest lens before Sigma, and now Canon break the level, on wide angle photography a single milimeter changues everything, ...

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