Canon EF 14mm f/2.8L USM

Wideangle prime lens | Canon EF | 2508A002
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bought primarily for video on my C100 and it performs perfectly. The shallow depth of field helps with in doors low light and moving the focus between subjects. I also hoped to do some Astro photography with it but so hard to get sharp images across the whole picture. Edges leave a lot to be desired, shooting on full frame 6D.

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Purchased this lens for my full-frame 5DmkII for landscapes, cityscapes and dramatic urban and nature shots, and since I already was aware of its drawbacks, I wasn’t disappointed. The lens is quite sharp in the center at f/2.8 – but only at the center. Towards the corners it gets softer, but not soft enough to blur out stars or anything. I shot many great night sky photos at 2.8 with decent sharpness – especially after post-processing in Lightroom or what you have. However, when shooting at ...

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J Perry

I don't have the newer 2.8L II. Wish I did. Before buying this, lens I looked at Canon's MTF charts and realized it wasn't a super sharp lens. However, there are times when I just need a very wide angle in conjunction with full frame sensor. I'm not a fan of fisheyes, especially for architecture so I conciously made the decision to accept a lens that was soft. The 4 stars are awarded because I knew what I was getting before I purchased. If you don't know how to read Canon's MTF charts, seach ...

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