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

 
gvidon212
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Feb 28, 2006 19:47 |  #1

Hello,

I am considering upgrading to this lens as my primary walk around lens and am interested to see some sample pics taken with a 20D or 350D, and especially some 100% crops to compare the sharpness and contrast to my EF-S 17-85 IS that this would replace. This is a very large investment for me and I want to know that it will be worthwhile on my 350D.

Please post pics here, or if full size photos are too large I would appreciate very much receiving them as an email attachement sent to rollingball@ gmail. com

Thanks!




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Tsmith
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Feb 28, 2006 20:13 |  #2

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ed ­ rader
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Feb 28, 2006 20:25 |  #3

gvidon212 wrote:
Hello,

I am considering upgrading to this lens as my primary walk around lens and am interested to see some sample pics taken with a 20D or 350D, and especially some 100% crops to compare the sharpness and contrast to my EF-S 17-85 IS that this would replace. This is a very large investment for me and I want to know that it will be worthwhile on my 350D.

Please post pics here, or if full size photos are too large I would appreciate very much receiving them as an email attachement sent to rollingball@ gmail. com

Thanks!

here's a snapshot i took as we were leaving the SF zoo last week. the picture has been resized and sharpened a bit and that's it.

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here's a 100% crop from the original photo with no PP.

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here's one i shot in carmel @ f4.5.

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5D3, 7d, 16-35L f4 IS, 24-70L II, 70-300L, 100-400L II, 14L II, 15mm FE (sigma), gitzo, markins, benro

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JohnnyBlood
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Feb 28, 2006 20:55 |  #4
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It is a wonderful lens. Since it arrived it has been on my camera 70% of the time:

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Some of my other Canon 24-105mm f/4.0L IS USM images can bee seen here:

http://www.flickr.com ...gs/canonef24105mmf4​lisusm (external link)

http://www.flickr.com/​photos/latitudes/external link

Canon 5Dexternal link & 20Dexternal link

Canon EF-S 10-22mm f/3.5-4.5external link
Canon EF 15mm f/2.8external link, 16-35mm f/2.8Lexternal link, 24-105mm f/4Lexternal link, 35mm f/1.4Lexternal link, 50mm f/1.8 IIexternal link, 85mm f/1.8external link, 100mm f/2.8external link
Sigma 30mm f/1.4 EX DCexternal link, 120-300mm f/2.8 APO EX DGexternal link
Other Carl Zeiss Flektogon 35mm f/2.8external link, Asahi Pentax Super Takumar 50mm f/1.4external link, Jupiter9 85mm f/2external link

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Stan43
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Apr 18, 2006 08:31 |  #5

This nhas become my favorite lens. I have a great copy.


Canon: 5DSr,5Dmk3,1DXmk2 . 11-24L,35L,70-200 2.8L2,24-105L,24-70L,Sigma 24-105 Art,50 1.4 Art,Tamron SP85 1.8,Tamron SP90 Macro.
Pentax 645Z,90 2.8 Macro,55 2.8,24-48 . Fuji: EX2,XT1,14mm,18-55,56,55-200,Zeis Touit 2.8 Macro

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RAitch
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Apr 18, 2006 10:58 |  #6

Great lens... worth every penny! And it looks sexy!


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maderito
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Apr 18, 2006 11:13 as a reply to RAitch's post |  #7

Terrific lens that would sit on my camera all the time if I wasn't so addicted to sports.

100 mm, f/4.0, 1/100s, ISO 800, available light

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Apr 18, 2006 11:39 |  #8

I love this lens so far. Here is a link to a previous post of mine with examples:

http://photography-on-the.net/forum/showthre​ad.php?t=156501

Another example below (67mm; f4; ISO 800; 1/50th - available light - no sharpening on the crop - may have added some to the full shot but I can't remember). Keep in mind that this shot was hand held at ISO 800!!

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100% crop:

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Canon Ti5 w/ 18-135 IS STM, 70-300 IS, 85 1.8
Canon 20D w/ Tamron 17-50
Olympus PEN E-PL2 w/ VF-2, Panny 20, 14-42 II
Flash - 550EX, 430EX II, Vivitar 283's
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danster
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Apr 18, 2006 22:43 |  #9

I'm sold on this lens, gonna get this next month when I can afford it. Thanks for sharing the pics guys.


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Tsmith
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Apr 18, 2006 22:48 |  #10

Something keeps telling me I really need this lens too.



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aericj
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Apr 18, 2006 22:48 |  #11

I'm sold on this lens, gonna get this next month when I can afford it. Thanks for sharing the pics guys.

Canon should pay us!!!!


Canon Ti5 w/ 18-135 IS STM, 70-300 IS, 85 1.8
Canon 20D w/ Tamron 17-50
Olympus PEN E-PL2 w/ VF-2, Panny 20, 14-42 II
Flash - 550EX, 430EX II, Vivitar 283's
Other - Bogen tripod w/ ballhead, Vivitar monopod, Kenko tubes

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RAitch
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Apr 18, 2006 22:54 |  #12

It's great and works really well with flash.
It's my best lens investment. It stays on the body as the default lens, my wife loves it, it looks sexy, it's light and balanced, has IS, and has a great average focal length to capture almost anything as best you could with one lens. Plus, it works well with tubes (I prefer the 70-200 though).


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calicokat
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Apr 19, 2006 00:05 as a reply to Tsmith's post |  #13

Bluedog_XT wrote:
3825 available Photosexternal link

Not going to post any samples after that :)


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Apr 19, 2006 00:10 |  #14

you don't want to know what I think about it.....


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Tsmith
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Apr 19, 2006 00:16 as a reply to calicokat's post |  #15

calicokat wrote:
Not going to post any samples after that :)

Hey the total is up to 5581 now but always contribute.



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