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Lensrentals Canon UWA FF lens comparison
« on: July 30, 2014, 11:49:46 AM »
Roger Cicala does another short comparison  ;)

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Lensrentals Canon UWA FF lens comparison
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Re: Lensrentals Canon UWA FF lens comparison
« Reply #1 on: July 31, 2014, 08:29:21 PM »
Nice article as usual.  The lens is more impressive than I had thought.

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Re: Lensrentals Canon UWA FF lens comparison
« Reply #2 on: July 31, 2014, 10:29:28 PM »
I'll hold off until more f8 results come out. My rationale being that I use the 16-35II 2.8 in two ways - low light people photography in tight settings (need 2.8, tack-sharpness less important since motion blur will be the image limiting effect) and landscape (shot at f8-11 where it appears the 16-35II 2.8 is not far behind the new 16-35IS 4.0). IS on a wide angle is not a big deal to me since I have steady hands and can shoot at 1/10 sec at 16-35 mm with a decent keeper rate, and if I'm shooting landscape, I mostly use a tripod anyway.

All this said, the new 24-70II 2.8 is so sharp that I now debate whether to carry my 24TS II every time I shoot landscape. If I'm not planning on TS movements, the 24-70II seems just as sharp and obviously quicker/more flexible. Maybe the 16-35IS 4.0 is so much better optically than the 2.8 that I will get it just for landscape. f 8.0 will tell (looks similar on the IQ tests from the digital picture site). Make sense?
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Re: Lensrentals Canon UWA FF lens comparison
« Reply #3 on: July 31, 2014, 10:54:33 PM »
Nice article as usual.  The lens is more impressive than I had thought.

+1...Always enjoy their reviews.
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Re: Lensrentals Canon UWA FF lens comparison
« Reply #4 on: July 31, 2014, 11:06:33 PM »
Very good review. Thanks for the link.

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A nice UWA lenses comparison
« Reply #5 on: August 01, 2014, 02:54:51 AM »
Lensrentals.com made a nice comparison of UWA lenses:
http://www.lensrentals.com/blog/2014/07/canon-wide-angle-zoom-comparison




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Re: A nice UWA lenses comparison
« Reply #6 on: August 01, 2014, 04:13:58 AM »
Very nice comparison indeed. Roger always does a very thorough job. The new 16-35 f4 seems to be a real gem.

Especially this bit says a lot: "The MTF charts clearly show the TS-E is better at . . . tilting and shifting. That’s huge for me, because I often used it as a straight lens, never intending to use the tilt-shift features, simply because of its resolution."
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Re: A nice UWA lenses comparison
« Reply #6 on: August 01, 2014, 04:13:58 AM »