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Canon EF 24-85mm f/3.5-4.5 USM

Canon EF 24-85mm f/3.5-4.5 USM
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567 reviews

Sep, 2016

alaTest has collected and analyzed 567 reviews of Canon EF 24-85mm f/3.5-4.5 USM. The average rating for this product is 4.4/5, compared to an average rating of 4.4/5 for other Lenses & Filters for all reviews. Reviewers really like the reliability and size. The design and usability also get good reviews.

price, usability, design, size, reliability

On average, users rate this product 88/100 and experts rate this product 78/100.

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Consumer review by: (amazon.co.uk)

Amazon.co.uk review summary for Canon EF 24-85mm f/3.5-4.5 USM

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 3 user reviews of Canon EF 24-85mm f/3.5-4.5 USM from Amazon.co.uk. The average user rating for this product is 5.0/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.4/5 for other Lenses & Filters on Amazon.co.uk. Reviewers are impressed by the design. The price is also mentioned favorably. There are some mixed comments about the reliability and size. Many are critical about the usability.

price, design

usability

100% of the reviews on Amazon.co.uk give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Canon EF 24-70mm f/2.8L USM Zoom LensCanon EF 24-70mm f/2.8L USM Zoom Lens

Sep, 2016

Consumer review by: (amazon.com)

Amazon.com review summary for Canon EF 24-85mm f/3.5-4.5 USM

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 43 user reviews of Canon EF 24-85mm f/3.5-4.5 USM from Amazon.com. The average user rating for this product is 4.7/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.3/5 for other Lenses & Filters on Amazon.com. Reviewers are impressed by the design and reliability. The size and usability are also appreciated.

price, usability, size, reliability, design

98% of the reviews on Amazon.com give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Canon EF 24-105mm f/4 L IS USM Lens for Canon EOS SLR Cameras with a Deluxe Accessory Bundle: 77mm UV Digital Multi Coated Filter, Lens Pen Cleaning SCanon EF 24-105mm f/4 L IS USM Lens for Canon EOS SLR Cameras with a Deluxe Accessory Bundle: 77mm UV Digital Multi Coated Filter, Lens Pen Cleaning S

Sep, 2016

Consumer review by: (amazon.ca)

Amazon.ca review summary for Canon EF 24-85mm f/3.5-4.5 USM

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 6 user reviews of Canon EF 24-85mm f/3.5-4.5 USM from Amazon.ca. The average user rating for this product is 5.0/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.2/5 for other Lenses & Filters on Amazon.ca.

100% of the reviews on Amazon.ca give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Canon EOS 5D Mark III 22.3 MP Full Frame CMOS Digital SLR Camera with EF 24-105mm f/4 L IS USM LensCanon EOS 5D Mark III 22.3 MP Full Frame CMOS Digital SLR Camera with EF 24-105mm f/4 L IS USM Lens

Sep, 2016

Expert review by: Jim Fisher (pcmag.com)

Canon EF 24-105mm f/4L IS USM

 

The Canon EF 24-105mm f/4L IS USM lens delivers strong sharpness at wide angles, but image quality really suffers when zoomed in—overall, it's priced too high for the performance it delivers.

Long zoom range. Fixed maximum aperture. Solid L-series build. Excellent sharpness at wider angles. Optical stabilization. 1:4.3 macro magnification.

Heavy distortion and noticeable vignette at wide angles. Very soft edges at longer focal lengths. Pricey.

Conclusions There's no way around it, the Canon EF 24-105mm f/4L IS USM underperforms, especially when you consider its price tag and its place in Canon's illustrious L lineup. It promises a longer zoom range than the EF 24-70mm f/4L IS USM, but...

Jul, 2016

Expert review by: Bryan Carnathan (the-digital-picture.com)

Canon TS-E 24mm f/3.5 L II Tilt-Shift Lens

 

The Canon TS-E 24mm f/3.5 L II Tilt-Shift Lens is, optically and physically, the highest quality 24mm Canon-mount lens I've reviewed to date.

Aug, 2009

Expert review by: (the-digital-picture.com)

Canon TS-E 24mm f/3.5 L Tilt-Shift Lens

 

The Canon TS-E 24mm f/3.5 L Tilt-Shift Lens is (currently) Canon's only L Series Tilt-Shift lens. It is a great choice for architecture and wide landscape photography

CA (Chromatic Aberration) is a bit of a weakness for the Canon TS-E 24mm f/3.5 L Tilt-Shift Lens - especially in the corners on a full frame body. CA becomes more noticeable as the lens is tilted/shifted. Slight light fall-off is noticeable through f/4...

Expert review by: Bryan Carnathan (the-digital-picture.com)

Canon EF 24-105mm f/4L IS II USM Lens

 

The Canon EF 24-105mm f/4L IS II USM Lens has been announced and a full review will be coming as soon as the production version of this lens hits the streets (late October is the expectation).The following paragraphs outline my expectations for this lens.

Am I excited about the new Canon EF 24-105mm f/4L IS II USM Lens?Absolutely!It is always great when a piece of my kit stands to be upgraded and when the gear is among my most-used, the impact becomes that much greater.Highly potential is that a...

Expert review by: (the-digital-picture.com)

Canon EF 24-85mm f/3.5-4.5 USM Lens

 

The Canon EF 24-85mm f/3.5-4.5 USM Lens is light in weight and light on your wallet. If you want a Canon zoom lens and can't spend a lot of money, the 24-85 is a reasonable choice for a 1.6x FOVCF DSLR

Weighing less than 1 lb (13.4 oz / 380g) and measuring (2.9" x 2.7" / 73.0mm x 69.5mm DxL) when retracted, the Canon EF 24-85mm f/3.5-4.5 USM Lens is an easy-to-take-with-you lens.

Expert review by: Eric Reagan (photographybay.com)

Canon EF 24-85mm f/3.5-4.5 USM Reviews

 

The Canon EF 24-85mm f/3.5-4.5 USM lens is an ultra-wide zoom lens with portrait-length telephoto capability. By having multiple lens groups move during zooming, the lens was made compact and lightweight. The Ashperical element suppresses distortion....

It is a great lens with outstanding contrast and acceptable sharpness throughout all the aperture ranges. It is tack sharp especially in f/8. I like most the contrast and tone of this lens and I sold my 28-105mm and 50mm as I got really good results...

Jan, 2008

Expert review by: (photo.net)

Canon EF 24

 

Expert review by: Philip Greenspun (photo.net)

Canon EF 24-85/3.5-4.5 Lens

 

Though its image circle will cover a 35mm negative, this is the lens Canon introduced with its EOS IX APS SLR. When used with the smaller APS format, it yields angles of view equivalent to that of 30-106mm lens on a 35mm camera. Aperture ranges from a...

Like the Minolta lens, the Canon zoom takes a bayonet plastic lens hood; unlike Minolta, Canon does not include the hood with the lens. That's a shame because a lot of amateurs won't know how to order the accessory part EW-73 and will never know how...

Expert review by: (photo.net)

Canon TS

 

It costs a fortune (US$ 1100) and weighs a half-kilo. It's not sharp, being an SLR ultra-wide-angle in addition to spreading its meagre resolution across a medium-format image circle. However, you already know the TS-E lenses tilt and shift, so you're...

Highly Recommended

Expert review by: Gary Wolstenholme (ephotozine.com)

Canon TS-E 24mm f/3.5L II Lens Review

 

Gary Wolstenholme finds out how the wide-angle tilt-shift S-E 24mm f/3.5L II from Canon performs when put to the test.

Excellent optical performance ; Very good build quality ; Good control over tilt-shift movements ; Electronic coupling with Canon EOS cameras

Expensive

As you may expect for a top of the range Canon lens, this optic delivers superb clarity and is packaged in a robustly built and well-designed body. The controls for applying lens adjustments are easy to adjust and overall this lens should more than...

Aug, 2015

Product Specifications

This is a very lightweight and compact zoom lens for its almost 7X zoom ratio. It is the first ever EF 28 to 200mm, made possible by the five group design with all five groups moving during zooming. It achieves the high zoom ratio while keeping the number of optical elements to a minimum by using two aspherical elements. Inner focusing using the second lens group gives focusing to 0.45m at all focal lengths and maximum magnification of 0.28X at 200mm. Inner focusing combined with the USM focusing motor give silent, high-speed focusing. Another advantage is that front-mounting accessories, especially polarizing (PL) filters are much easier to use since the lens does not rotate while focusing, The silver ring at the front of the zoom ring presents high-quality appearance, and the optical system uses only environmentally friendly lead-free glass.

Configuration

Autofocus:No / Yes
Image Stabiliser: No
Ultra Sonic Motor:No / Yes

Dimensions & Weight

Diameter:2.8in/3.3in
Length:3in/4in/5in
Weight:13.4oz/23.6oz/33.5oz

General Features

3D: No
Application:SLR Camera
Bayonet Compatibility:Canon
Camera Mount:Canon EF / EF-S
Lens Mount:Not Applicable
Product Type:Single Focal Length Lens / Super Telephoto Zoom Lens / Wide Angle Zoom Lens
Type Single Focal Length Lens:Super Wide Angle Lens / Zoom Lens
Usage:Digital + Analogue Cameras

Header

Localization:English
Manufacturer:Canon
Packaged Quantity:1
Product Line:Canon/Canon EF

Lens System

Focus Adjustment:Automatic / Manual
Lens Aperture:F/2.8/F/3.5-4.5/F/4.0
Max Focal Length:105mm/70mm/85mm
Max View Angle:74degrees/84degrees
Min Focal Length:24mm
Min Focus Range:15in/17.7in/19.7in
Optical Zoom:2.9/3.5/4.4
Special Functions:Zoom
System Type:Lens
Type:Zoom lens

Lens System Mounting

Mounting Type:Canon EF

Optical System

Image Stabilizer:Optical
Magnification:0.16/0.23/0.29

Service & Support

Type:1 year warranty
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