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Advantages: Good Value Product
Disadvantages: Nothing so far

This is a good quality product that offers good value for money in the very short term. Although as with most products of this type, the value will deteriorate over time and should be able to get a cheaper version next year. It's a great device with plent ...

Nazuku 26.04.2007 · Read full review
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Review of Canon EF L USM wide-angle zoom lens - 17 - 40mm F/4.0

Wide angle fun with a capital F

Advantages: Solid build, great image quality, super-wide view
Disadvantages: f4 aperture doesn't give very deep bokeh

Overview ------------- I bought the EF 17-40 f4 L about 3 years ago in order to take urban landcape pictures, as buildings often don't fit into a 28mm "frame". This optic is the widest in the f4 constant aperture series of zoom lenses in the trio that ...

buyer991 07.11.2007 · Read full review
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Review of Canon EF L USM wide-angle zoom lens - 17 - 40mm F/4.0

For landscape or cityscape photographers

Advantages: Picture quality, seal, durability, L
Disadvantages: Little heavy,

I bought this lens to use with my 40d before going to a trip in new york city. I needed a wide angle lens for my crop body and this did the trick. I travelled to chicago and I only had the 24-70 and 24mm wasn't enough on the 40d. 17 though is perfect for ...

bardall 12.10.2009 · Read full review
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Review of Canon EF L USM wide-angle zoom lens - 17 - 40mm F/4.0

The best wide angle lens money can buy for a Canon

Advantages: Build quality is outstanding, quality is excellent.
Disadvantages: None

Canon's budget kit lens is a let down to many DSLR's, but this lens is in a total class of its own compared to the kit lens. For a start, this lens features a manual focus ring which is very smooth. The zoom ring is also very well made and smooth, also wh ...

jackmcintyre 02.08.2007 · Read full review
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Review of Canon EF L USM wide-angle zoom lens - 17 - 40mm F/4.0

I was bored, so I bought this !

Advantages: Good quality glass, top spec consrtuction.
Disadvantages: Maybe price, but not as expensive as the f2.8

There I was, working overseas, racking up the money, and I decided I needed a new lens, but I didn't know whether to for a long one, or a wide one.... I decided on the 17-40, because I like wide lenses, I have a Sigma 18mm (not zoom) that's a few years ...

Nige7Whit 01.12.2004 · Read full review
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Review of Canon EF L USM wide-angle zoom lens - 17 - 40mm F/4.0