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A Prime Example

Advantages: Low light performance, sharpness, colour saturation and contrast
Disadvantages: Plasticy construction and poor feel of manual focus ring

Overview ------------- The Canon EF 50mm f/1.4 sits in between the cheap-o f/1.8 mkII version and the ridiculously expensive f/1.2 L-series version. There was a crazy f/1.0L lens at one time but this seems to have been discontinued (presumably as nobod ...

buyer991 01.05.2008 · Read full review
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Review of Canon EF 50mm f/1.4 USM

Best lens I have

Advantages: Perfect picture quality, fast and silent
Disadvantages: Prime... Zoom and Dezoom with your feet

I bought this lens to do portrait work but then I find myself using it more and more for every kind of pictures, compressed landscape, flower, nature, anything really. The quality of the pictures is just too great to miss. This lens is well balanced on a ...

bardall 12.10.2009 · Read full review
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Review of Canon EF 85mm f/1.8 USM

Excellent

Advantages: Brilliant clear exposure
Disadvantages: no diadvantages yet

I purchased this lens for my SLR camera and i must say that i did try a few different lens and this 1 seemed to come out on top, It has a more imprssive exposure than most of its competiters and helps give the crisp and clean effect most people want from ...

kirst1612 15.05.2012 · Read full review
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Review of Canon EF-S 18-135mm f/3.5-5.6 IS

Canon 75-300mm USM III - A good all-round lens but not perfect

Advantages: Speed, Appearance, Build quality, Price
Disadvantages: Picture quality at long focal distances

...I have read several positive reviews about the Canon 75-300mm USM III lens but I don't share other people's enthusiasm because it is not nearly as sharp as I would expect from a Canon lens. Of course, compared to the Canon L Series lenses, this is an ...

rabidbadger 01.09.2009 · Read full review
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Review of Canon EF 75-300mm f/4.0-5.6 USM MK III

Great lens

Advantages: great for taking pictures that are far away.
Disadvantages: decreases the quality as you zoom, can become loose at times.

...I have purchased this lens not long after the Canon EOS 550D. Upon opening the package, which was very well packed. I noticed that the quality of the lens was slightly lower than expected. I quickly reviewed the instruction manual telling me how to set up ...

xxkellywxx 14.05.2013 · Read full review
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Review of Canon EF 75-300mm f/4.0-5.6 USM MK III