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 Monday, July 18, 2016
Is this pro-grade full-frame superzoom ready for the ultra-high resolution Canon EOS 5Ds R? Your answer to that question is now available. Image quality results from the 5Ds R have been added to the Canon EF 28-300mm f/3.5-5.6L IS USM Lens Review.
 
B&H has the Canon EF 28-300mm f/3.5-5.6L IS USM Lens in stock.
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Post Date: 7/18/2016 8:20:03 AM CT   Posted By: Bryan
 Thursday, July 14, 2016
As I work my way through a trio of Samyang (Rokinon, Bower, etc.) lens reviews, I have finished the product images and thought I would share the eye candy with you. Find them on the pending review pages:
 
Samyang 14mm f/2.8 IF ED UMC Lens
Samyang 16mm f/2 ED AS UMC CS Lens
Samyang 135mm f/2 ED UMC Lens
 
These lenses are available for comparison in the Product Image Comparison Tool. That link includes all 3 of these lenses. Here is another comparison you may find interesting (Nikon equivalent).
 
The sharp-eyed among you have noticed that the Samyang 16 is mounted on a Canon EOS 5Ds R in some of its product pics. You are right, this lens is not full-frame compatible. But, it mounts just fine and ... I didn't have an APS-C body available to me while photographing this lens. Visualize the camera as the similarly-sized 7D Mark II. :)
 
B&H carries Samyang Lenses.
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Post Date: 7/14/2016 10:21:21 AM CT   Posted By: Bryan
 Tuesday, July 12, 2016
Image quality, vignetting, flare and distortion test results along with specs and measurements have been added to the Samyang 16mm f/2 ED AS UMC CS Lens (also branded as Rokinon/Bower) page.
 
Looks like a decent lens from an optical perspective. Full disclosure: we returned our first copy of this lens due to a likely decentering issue.
 
B&H has the Samyang 16mm f/2 Lens in stock.
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Post Date: 7/12/2016 9:23:03 AM CT   Posted By: Bryan
 Monday, July 11, 2016
I recently posted the TDP Canon Lens Popularity Rank. A friend of the site expressed interest in seeing the 3rd party lenses included in this list and ... that sounded interesting to me also. So, today I share the extended list.
 
Once again, I caution you to use discernment as you view the list. There are a lot of factors that can influence a lens' popularity (such as search engine referrals) and popularity can be measured in a variety of ways. Also, not all Canon-mount 3rd party lenses are included on the site and of those listed, not all have full reviews (which could either hurt or help a lens' popularity). With those cautions in mind, here is a rough look at the popularity of current (on retailer shelves) Canon-mount lenses.
 
As always, leave your comments below.
 
  1. Canon EF 100-400mm f/4.5-5.6L IS II USM Lens Buy
  2. Canon EF 70-200mm f/2.8L IS II USM Lens Buy
  3. Canon EF 24-70mm f/2.8L II USM Lens Buy
  4. Canon EF-S 17-55mm f/2.8 IS USM Lens Buy
  5. Canon EF 16-35mm f/4L IS USM Lens Buy
  6. Sigma 150-600mm f/5-6.3 DG OS HSM C Lens Buy
  7. Canon EF 24-105mm f/4L IS USM Lens Buy
  8. Canon EF-S 10-18mm f/4.5-5.6 IS STM Lens Buy
  9. Canon EF 70-300mm f/4-5.6L IS USM Lens Buy
  10. Canon EF 70-200mm f/4L USM Lens Buy
  11. Canon EF 11-24mm f/4L USM Lens Buy
  12. Tamron 150-600mm f/5-6.3 Di VC USD Lens Buy
  13. Canon EF-S 10-22mm f/3.5-4.5 USM Lens Buy
  14. Canon EF 100mm f/2.8L IS USM Macro Lens Buy
  15. Canon EF 70-300mm f/4-5.6 IS USM Lens Buy
  16. Canon EF 24-70mm f/4L IS USM Lens Buy
  17. Canon EF 16-35mm f/2.8L II USM Lens Buy
  18. Canon EF-S 18-135mm f/3.5-5.6 IS STM Lens Buy
  19. Canon EF-S 15-85mm f/3.5-5.6 IS USM Lens Buy
  20. Canon EF 200-400mm f/4L IS USM Lens Buy
  21. Tokina 11-16mm f/2.8 AT-X Pro DX II Lens Buy
  22. Canon EF 85mm f/1.2L II USM Lens Buy
  23. Canon EF 50mm f/1.4 USM Lens Buy
  24. Canon EF 85mm f/1.8 USM Lens Buy
  25. Sigma 150-600mm f/5-6.3 DG OS HSM Sports Lens Buy
  26. Canon EF 100-400mm f/4.5-5.6L IS USM Lens Buy
  27. Canon EF 17-40mm f/4L USM Lens Buy
  28. Canon EF 70-200mm f/4L IS USM Lens Buy
  29. Canon EF 14mm f/2.8L II USM Lens Buy
  30. Canon EF 35mm f/1.4L II USM Lens Buy
  31. Canon EF 50mm f/1.2L USM Lens Buy
  32. Canon EF 100mm f/2.8 USM Macro Lens Buy
  33. Canon EF-S 24mm f/2.8 STM Lens Buy
  34. Tamron 17-50mm f/2.8 XR Di II Lens Buy
  35. Canon EF 35mm f/2 IS USM Lens Buy
  36. Sigma 50-100mm f/1.8 DC HSM Art Lens Buy
  37. Tamron 24-70mm f/2.8 Di VC USD Lens Buy
  38. Canon EF 24mm f/1.4L II USM Lens Buy
  39. Canon EF 50mm f/1.8 STM Lens Buy
  40. Sigma 10-20mm f/3.5 EX DC HSM Lens Buy
  41. Sigma 18-35mm f/1.8 DC HSM Art Lens Buy
  42. Sigma 50mm f/1.4 DG HSM Art Lens Buy
  43. Canon EF 135mm f/2L USM Lens Buy
  44. Canon EF 400mm f/4 DO IS II USM Lens Buy
  45. Canon EF-S 18-135mm f/3.5-5.6 IS USM Lens Buy
  46. Tamron 70-300mm f/4-5.6 Di VC USD Lens Buy
  47. Canon EF 200mm f/2L IS USM Lens Buy
  48. Canon EF-S 18-200mm f/3.5-5.6 IS Lens Buy
  49. Sigma 17-50mm f/2.8 EX DC OS HSM Lens Buy
  50. Canon EF 75-300mm f/4-5.6 III USM Lens Buy
  51. Canon EF-S 55-250mm f/4-5.6 IS STM Lens Buy
  52. Tamron 70-200mm f/2.8 Di VC USD Lens Buy
  53. Canon EF 28-300mm f/3.5-5.6L IS USM Lens Buy
  54. Canon EF 400mm f/2.8L IS II USM Lens Buy
  55. Canon EF 400mm f/5.6L USM Lens Buy
  56. Tamron 15-30mm f/2.8 Di VC USD Lens Buy
  57. Canon EF 300mm f/2.8L IS II USM Lens Buy
  58. Canon EF 70-200mm f/2.8L USM Lens Buy
  59. Canon EF-S 18-135mm f/3.5-5.6 IS Lens Buy
  60. Tamron 90mm f/2.8 Di VC USD Macro F017 Lens Buy
  61. Canon EF 24mm f/2.8 IS USM Lens Buy
  62. Canon EF 300mm f/4L IS USM Lens Buy
  63. Sigma 8-16mm f/4.5-5.6 DC HSM Lens Buy
  64. Canon EF 200mm f/2.8L II USM Lens Buy
  65. Canon EF 28-135mm f/3.5-5.6 IS USM Lens Buy
  66. Sigma 105mm f/2.8 EX DG OS HSM Macro Lens Buy
  67. Canon EF 600mm f/4L IS II USM Lens Buy
  68. Sigma 24-105mm f/4.0 DG OS HSM Art Lens Buy
  69. Canon EF 50mm f/1.8 II Lens Buy
  70. Sigma 70-200mm f/2.8 EX DG OS HSM Lens Buy
  71. Tamron 28-75mm f/2.8 XR Di Lens Buy
  72. Canon EF 800mm f/5.6L IS USM Lens Buy
  73. Canon EF 35mm f/1.4L USM Lens Buy
  74. Canon EF 20mm f/2.8 USM Lens Buy
  75. Canon EF 40mm f/2.8 STM Lens Buy
  76. Sigma 20mm f/1.4 DG HSM Art Lens Buy
  77. Sigma 120-300mm f/2.8 DG OS HSM Sports Lens Buy
  78. Canon MP-E 65mm Macro Lens Buy
  79. Canon EF 8-15mm f/4L USM Fisheye Lens Buy
  80. Canon EF 100mm f/2 USM Lens Buy
  81. Canon EF 500mm f/4L IS II USM Lens Buy
  82. Sigma 24mm f/1.4 DG HSM Art Lens Buy
  83. Canon EF 2x III Extender Buy
  84. Sigma 35mm f/1.4 DG HSM Art Lens Buy
  85. Canon EF 180mm f/3.5L USM Macro Lens Buy
  86. Canon EF 24-105mm f/3.5-5.6 IS STM Lens Buy
  87. Sigma 12-24mm f/4.5-5.6 DG II HSM Lens Buy
  88. Canon EF 1.4x III Extender Buy
  89. Canon EF-S 17-85mm f/4-5.6 IS USM Lens Buy
  90. Canon EF 28mm f/2.8 IS USM Lens Buy
  91. Tamron 70-200mm f/2.8 Di Macro Lens Buy
  92. Sigma 24-70mm f/2.8 EX DG HSM Lens Buy
  93. Canon EF 70-300mm f/4.5-5.6 DO IS USM Lens Buy
  94. Tamron 85mm f/1.8 Di VC USD Lens Buy
  95. Canon EF 28mm f/1.8 USM Lens Buy
  96. Canon EF-S 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6 IS STM Lens Buy
  97. Canon EF-S 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6 IS II Lens Buy
  98. Sigma 85mm f/1.4 EX DG HSM Lens Buy
  99. Zeiss 15mm f/2.8 Distagon T* Lens Buy
  100. Canon EF-S 60mm f/2.8 Macro USM Lens Buy
  101. Canon TS-E 24mm f/3.5L II Tilt-Shift Lens Buy
  102. Tamron 17-50mm f/2.8 XR Di II VC Lens Buy
  103. Sigma 50-500mm f/4.5-6.3 DG OS HSM Lens Buy
  104. Tamron 35mm f/1.8 Di VC USD Lens Buy
  105. Sigma 10-20mm f/4-5.6 EX DC HSM Lens Buy
  106. Sigma 24-35mm f/2 DG HSM Art Lens Buy
  107. Canon TS-E 17mm f/4L Tilt-Shift Lens Buy
  108. Tamron 10-24mm f/3.5-4.5 Di II Lens Buy
  109. Sigma 18-200mm f/3.5-6.3 DC OS HSM C Lens Buy
  110. Tamron 16-300mm f/3.5-6.3 Di II VC PZD Lens Buy
  111. Zeiss 55mm f/1.4 Otus Lens Buy
  112. Zeiss 135mm f/2.0 Apo Sonnar T* Lens Buy
  113. Tamron 18-200mm f/3.5-6.3 Di II Lens Buy
  114. Zeiss 21mm f/2.8 Distagon T* Lens Buy
  115. Zeiss 100mm f/2.0 Makro-Planar T* Lens Buy
  116. Tamron 28-300mm f/3.5-6.3 Di VC PZD Lens Buy
  117. Zeiss 85mm f/1.4 Otus Lens Buy
  118. Sigma 150mm f/2.8 EX DG OS HSM Macro Lens Buy
  119. Tokina 16-28mm f/2.8 AT-X Pro FX Lens Buy
  120. Canon TS-E 90mm f/2.8 Tilt-Shift Lens Buy
  121. Samyang 135mm f/2 ED UMC Lens Buy
  122. Zeiss 85mm f/1.4 Planar T* Lens Buy
  123. Tamron 45mm f/1.8 Di VC USD Lens Buy
  124. Canon EF-S 55-250mm f/4-5.6 IS II Lens Buy
  125. Canon EF 400mm f/4 DO IS USM Lens Buy
  126. Sigma 18-300mm f/3.5-6.3 DC OS HSM C Lens Buy
  127. Samyang 14mm f/2.8 IF ED UMC Lens Buy
  128. Sigma 17-70mm f/2.8-4 DC Macro OS C Lens Buy
  129. Tamron 18-270mm f/3.5-6.3 Di II VC PZD Lens Buy
  130. Zeiss 85mm f/1.4 Milvus Lens Buy
  131. Zeiss 50mm f/1.4 Milvus Lens Buy
  132. Tokina 11-20mm f/2.8 AT-X Pro DX Lens Buy
  133. Sigma 30mm f/1.4 DC HSM Art Lens Buy
  134. Canon EF 75-300mm f/4-5.6 III Lens Buy
  135. Zeiss 21mm f/2.8 Milvus Lens Buy
  136. Zeiss 35mm f/1.4 Distagon T* Lens Buy
  137. Zeiss 28mm f/1.4 Otus Lens Buy
  138. Zeiss 50mm f/2.0 Makro-Planar T* Lens Buy
  139. Sigma 120-400mm f/4.5-5.6 DG OS HSM Lens Buy
  140. Sigma 18-250mm f/3.5-6.3 DC Macro OS HSM Buy
  141. Zeiss 50mm f/1.4 Planar T* Lens Buy
  142. Zeiss 35mm f/2.0 Milvus Lens Buy
  143. Canon TS-E 45mm f/2.8 Tilt-Shift Lens Buy
  144. Zeiss 18mm f/3.5 Distagon T* Lens Buy
  145. Tokina 14-20mm f/2 AT-X Pro DX Lens Buy
  146. Zeiss 100mm f/2M Milvus Lens Buy
  147. Sigma Dock Buy
  148. Samyang 24mm f/3.5 Tilt-Shift Lens Buy
  149. Zeiss 35mm f/2.0 Distagon T* Lens Buy
  150. Sigma 180mm f/2.8 EX DG OS HSM Macro Lens Buy
  151. Tokina 24-70mm f/2.8 AT-X Pro FX Lens Buy
  152. Tokina 12-28mm f/4.0 AT-X Pro DX Lens Buy
  153. Tamron 180mm f/3.5 Di Macro Lens Buy
  154. Samyang 24mm f/1.4 US UMC Lens Buy
  155. Samyang 35mm f/1.4 US UMC Lens Buy
  156. Tokina 100mm f/2.8 AT-X Pro Macro Lens Buy
  157. Samyang 85mm f/1.4 Lens Buy
  158. Zeiss 25mm f/2.0 Distagon T* Lens Buy
  159. Tamron 60mm f/2.0 Di II Macro Lens Buy
  160. Zeiss 50mm f/2M Milvus Lens Buy
  161. Zeiss 28mm f/2.0 Distagon T* Lens Buy
  162. Tokina 17-35mm f/4 AT-X Pro FX Lens Buy
  163. Canon EF 50mm f/2.5 Macro Lens
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Post Date: 7/11/2016 10:01:52 AM CT   Posted By: Bryan
 Wednesday, July 6, 2016
Wondering what the new Pelican AIR hard cases are like? Check out the just posted Pelican 1535 AIR Hard Case Review.
 
B&H has the Pelican 1535 AIR Hard Case in stock.
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Post Date: 7/6/2016 9:45:08 AM CT   Posted By: Bryan
 Tuesday, July 5, 2016
In addition to image quality results, vignetting, flare and distortion test results along with specs and measurements have been added to the Samyang 14mm f/2.8 Lens and Samyang 135mm f/2 ED UMC Lens pages. As mentioned before, both of these lenses are scheduled to have full reviews completed in the near future.
 
B&H has the Samyang 14mm f/2.8 Lens and Samyang 135mm f/2 ED UMC Lens in stock.
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Post Date: 7/5/2016 8:05:00 AM CT   Posted By: Bryan
I mentioned a couple of lens' TDP rank recently and by request, I'm sharing the full list. Keep in mind that there are a lot of factors that can influence a lens' popularity (including search engine referrals) and popularity can be measured in a variety of ways. But, here is a rough look at the popularity of Canon's current (on retailer shelves) lenses:
 
  1. Canon EF 100-400mm f/4.5-5.6L IS II USM Lens Buy
  2. Canon EF 70-200mm f/2.8L IS II USM Lens Buy
  3. Canon EF 24-70mm f/2.8L II USM Lens Buy
  4. Canon EF-S 17-55mm f/2.8 IS USM Lens Buy
  5. Canon EF 16-35mm f/4L IS USM Lens Buy
  6. Canon EF 24-105mm f/4L IS USM Lens Buy
  7. Canon EF-S 10-18mm f/4.5-5.6 IS STM Lens Buy
  8. Canon EF 70-300mm f/4-5.6L IS USM Lens Buy
  9. Canon EF 70-200mm f/4L USM Lens Buy
  10. Canon EF 11-24mm f/4L USM Lens Buy
  11. Canon EF-S 10-22mm f/3.5-4.5 USM Lens Buy
  12. Canon EF 100mm f/2.8L IS USM Macro Lens Buy
  13. Canon EF 70-300mm f/4-5.6 IS USM Lens Buy
  14. Canon EF 24-70mm f/4L IS USM Lens Buy
  15. Canon EF 16-35mm f/2.8L II USM Lens Buy
  16. Canon EF-S 18-135mm f/3.5-5.6 IS STM Lens Buy
  17. Canon EF-S 15-85mm f/3.5-5.6 IS USM Lens Buy
  18. Canon EF 200-400mm f/4L IS USM Lens Buy
  19. Canon EF 85mm f/1.2L II USM Lens Buy
  20. Canon EF 50mm f/1.4 USM Lens Buy
  21. Canon EF 85mm f/1.8 USM Lens Buy
  22. Canon EF 100-400mm f/4.5-5.6L IS USM Lens Buy
  23. Canon EF 17-40mm f/4L USM Lens Buy
  24. Canon EF 70-200mm f/4L IS USM Lens Buy
  25. Canon EF 14mm f/2.8L II USM Lens Buy
  26. Canon EF 35mm f/1.4L II USM Lens Buy
  27. Canon EF 50mm f/1.2L USM Lens Buy
  28. Canon EF 100mm f/2.8 USM Macro Lens Buy
  29. Canon EF-S 24mm f/2.8 STM Lens Buy
  30. Canon EF 35mm f/2 IS USM Lens Buy
  31. Canon EF 24mm f/1.4L II USM Lens Buy
  32. Canon EF 50mm f/1.8 STM Lens Buy
  33. Canon EF 135mm f/2L USM Lens Buy
  34. Canon EF 400mm f/4 DO IS II USM Lens Buy
  35. Canon EF-S 18-135mm f/3.5-5.6 IS USM Lens Buy
  36. Canon EF 200mm f/2L IS USM Lens Buy
  37. Canon EF-S 18-200mm f/3.5-5.6 IS Lens Buy
  38. Canon EF 75-300mm f/4-5.6 III USM Lens Buy
  39. Canon EF-S 55-250mm f/4-5.6 IS STM Lens Buy
  40. Canon EF 28-300mm f/3.5-5.6L IS USM Lens Buy
  41. Canon EF 400mm f/2.8L IS II USM Lens Buy
  42. Canon EF 400mm f/5.6L USM Lens Buy
  43. Canon EF 300mm f/2.8L IS II USM Lens Buy
  44. Canon EF 70-200mm f/2.8L USM Lens Buy
  45. Canon EF-S 18-135mm f/3.5-5.6 IS Lens Buy
  46. Canon EF 24mm f/2.8 IS USM Lens Buy
  47. Canon EF 300mm f/4L IS USM Lens Buy
  48. Canon EF 200mm f/2.8L II USM Lens Buy
  49. Canon EF 28-135mm f/3.5-5.6 IS USM Lens Buy
  50. Canon EF 600mm f/4L IS II USM Lens Buy
  51. Canon EF 50mm f/1.8 II Lens Buy
  52. Canon EF 800mm f/5.6L IS USM Lens Buy
  53. Canon EF 35mm f/1.4L USM Lens Buy
  54. Canon EF 20mm f/2.8 USM Lens Buy
  55. Canon EF 40mm f/2.8 STM Lens Buy
  56. Canon MP-E 65mm Macro Lens Buy
  57. Canon EF 8-15mm f/4L USM Fisheye Lens Buy
  58. Canon EF 100mm f/2 USM Lens Buy
  59. Canon EF 500mm f/4L IS II USM Lens Buy
  60. Canon EF 2x III Extender Buy
  61. Canon EF 180mm f/3.5L USM Macro Lens Buy
  62. Canon EF 24-105mm f/3.5-5.6 IS STM Lens Buy
  63. Canon EF 1.4x III Extender Buy
  64. Canon EF-S 17-85mm f/4-5.6 IS USM Lens Buy
  65. Canon EF 28mm f/2.8 IS USM Lens Buy
  66. Canon EF 70-300mm f/4.5-5.6 DO IS USM Lens Buy
  67. Canon EF 28mm f/1.8 USM Lens Buy
  68. Canon EF-S 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6 IS STM Lens Buy
  69. Canon EF-S 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6 IS II Lens Buy
  70. Canon EF-S 60mm f/2.8 Macro USM Lens Buy
  71. Canon TS-E 24mm f/3.5L II Tilt-Shift Lens Buy
  72. Canon TS-E 17mm f/4L Tilt-Shift Lens Buy
  73. Canon TS-E 90mm f/2.8 Tilt-Shift Lens Buy
  74. Canon EF-S 55-250mm f/4-5.6 IS II Lens Buy
  75. Canon EF 400mm f/4 DO IS USM Lens Buy
  76. Canon EF 75-300mm f/4-5.6 III Lens Buy
  77. Canon TS-E 45mm f/2.8 Tilt-Shift Lens Buy
Let us know which rankings are surprises to you!
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Post Date: 7/5/2016 6:26:00 AM CT   Posted By: Bryan
 Thursday, June 30, 2016
Image quality results from the Canon EOS 5Ds R, 1Ds Mark III and 7D Mark II have been added to the Samyang 135mm f/2 ED UMC Lens (also branded as Rokinon, Bower, etc.) page.
 
You are going to like what you see from this lens, especially for the price. Here are some comparisons:
 
Samyang 135mm f/2 compared to the Canon EF 135mm f/2L lens
Samyang 135mm f/2 compared to the Zeiss 135mm f/2 lens
 
A full review of this lens is planned.
 
B&H has the Samyang 135mm f/2 ED UMC Lens in stock.
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Post Date: 6/30/2016 8:34:06 AM CT   Posted By: Bryan
 Tuesday, June 28, 2016
Image quality results from the Canon EOS 5Ds R, Canon EOS-1Ds Mark III and Canon EOS 7D Mark II have been added to the Samyang 14mm f/2.8 Lens (also branded as Rokinon, Bower, etc.) page.
 
The first comparison I wanted to see was the Samyang 14mm f/2.8 vs. the Canon 14mm f/2.8 L II Lens. The second was the Samyang 14mm f/2.8 vs. the Zeiss 15mm f/2.8 Lens. While the Samyang comes up short of these other two lenses from an images quality standpoint, it is a FAR lower-priced lens. Stopped down modestly, many are going to find the lower price to more than offset the modestly lower image quality. Especially those who only infrequently need a focal length this wide will find the Samyang a very attractive option.
 
A full review of the Samyang 14 is planned for the near future.
 
B&H has the Samyang 14mm f/2.8 Lens in stock. Note that the Nikon mount version of this lens is $50 more expensive than the Canon mount version, apparently due to the addition of a focus confirmation chip. Prices for other mounts vary.
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Post Date: 6/28/2016 7:53:09 AM CT   Posted By: Bryan
 Saturday, June 25, 2016
 Thursday, June 23, 2016
Image quality results from the Canon EOS 5Ds R and Canon EOS 7D Mark II have been added to the Canon EF 50mm f/1.2L USM Lens Review.
 
Anyone ready for a version II of this lens? Or is it good enough now?
 
B&H has the Canon EF 50mm f/1.2L USM Lens in stock with $100.00 instant savings, 4% B&H reward and 13 months of coverage.
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Post Date: 6/23/2016 8:19:17 AM CT   Posted By: Bryan
 Wednesday, June 22, 2016
Image quality results from the Canon EOS 5Ds R and Canon EOS 7D Mark II have been added to the Canon EF 28mm f/1.8 USM Lens Review.
 
With a TDP popularity rank of 63 among Canon EF and EF-S lenses, only 4 places higher than the EF 20mm f/2.8, this lens is not a favorite of many. Make some comparisons at 28mm and see if you think this one deserves better.
 
This lens, aside from the center of the frame, was not good enough for the EOS-1Ds III and the higher density sensor DSLRs are far less kind to its even relatively wide aperture results. Stopped down, this lens needs a lot of CA correction.
 
There is no other 28mm lens with an aperture wider than f/2.8 in Canon's lineup. Does this lens deserve to remain a current model?
 
B&H has the Canon EF 28mm f/1.8 USM Lens in stock.
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Post Date: 6/22/2016 7:32:36 AM CT   Posted By: Bryan
 Friday, June 17, 2016
Image quality results from the Canon EOS 5Ds R have been added to the Canon EF 20mm f/2.8 USM Lens Review.
 
With a TDP popularity rank of 67 among Canon EF and EF-S lenses, the EF 20mm f/2.8 doesn't get a lot of love. Make some comparisons at 20mm and see if you think it deserves better.
 
B&H has the Canon EF 20mm f/2.8 USM Lens in stock.
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Post Date: 6/17/2016 9:07:39 AM CT   Posted By: Bryan
 Thursday, June 16, 2016
Image quality results from the Canon EOS 5Ds R and Canon EOS 7D Mark II have been added to the Canon EF 14mm f/2.8L II USM Lens Review.
 
The 14 L II was Canon's widest rectilinear lens until the Canon EF 11-24mm f/4L USM Lens came along. Interesting comparison: Canon EF 14mm L II vs. 11-24mm L at 14mm f/4.
 
What other 14 L II comparisons do you like?
 
B&H has the Canon EF 14mm f/2.8L II USM Lens in stock.
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Post Date: 6/16/2016 10:10:39 AM CT   Posted By: Bryan
 Monday, June 13, 2016
Image quality results from the Canon EOS 5Ds R have been added to the Canon EF 135mm f/2L USM Lens Review.
 
The 135mm f/2 lens is notably absent from the third party lens lineup, leaving the Nikon 135 f/2 as the only directly comparable lens. Zeiss has an amazing MF-only alternative – here is that comparison (1Ds III tests).
 
If 100mm f/2 can get the job done for you, the Canon EF 100mm f/2 USM Lens could be considered a close-comparable with a more-affordable price. If shooting at f/2, the 135L will make you happier.
 
B&H has the Canon EF 135mm f/2L USM Lens in stock.
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Post Date: 6/13/2016 7:59:54 AM CT   Posted By: Bryan
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