Canon EF 28-135mm F3.5-5.6 IS USM User Reviews

Zoom lens | Canon EF | 2562A002
JesseC
 

I purchased this lens a a fill in until I could afford something better, here is my review. These lenses are now great value on the used market. I recently picked on up s/h from Japan arrived within a week and was in excellent condition. Date code indicates it was built in 2012. I conducted basic iso tests and, at 28mm from wide oped f4 to f11 the image was great accross the frame, at 70mm the center was good from f5.6 but the corners took until f11 to be acceptable. At 135mm the center was ...

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GHwell

Got it used while my 24-105 L lens was in the shop getting repaired.  When I got it back I compared it in real life shots to the 24-105.  I found there was very little difference on my canon 6d body.   It is lighter and smaller.  I will be using it a lot as my walk about lens.  This will save wear on my L lens.  The L lens will be stricly for busness use

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Frankly, I don't know why Canon still makes this lens. I've seen it bundled with the 7D and just shook my head wondering what they're thinking. Don't get me wrong. It's a wonderful lens! But it was never made with digital in mind, and it just doesn't "fit" the vast majority of Canon's lineup (the 1.6x cropped body cameras) due to what becomes a non-existent wide end. (Let's face it: the equivalent 45-215 range on a cropped body basically makes it a mid-to-telephoto range zoom.) Quality can ...

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Cogburn

First off, let's get one thing straight... This lens gets a bad rap by the users who "upgrade" to an "L" lens who then feel the need to talk about how wonderful said "L" lens is. Don't get me wrong, every "L" lens I've ever owned has been awesome, but this 28-135mm IS lens is pretty damn amazing all things considered. O.K., so the focal length range isn't ideal for most people using APS-C cameras. It starts at an equivalent 35mm focal length of 45-some-odd mm, not terribly wide. Having ...

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