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msowsun
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Very economical prime... ($125 used)

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Post #1, Apr 25, 2008 12:04:24


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joruiz
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wow.. no one else use this lens?

Post #2, May 14, 2008 19:55:30


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kahren
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this was one of my first lenses, back when i had a 20d, it was one of my favorites, if you dont mind the f2.8 aperture this is a great lens for the money.


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rjx
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joruiz wrote in post #5526056external link
wow.. no one else use this lens?

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Post #7, May 15, 2008 03:41:46


"It doesn't matter what camera you have if your photography has nothing worthwhile to say"
“Photos are everywhere. You just have to know how to look.”

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NeoTokyo
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I got this lens with an EOS-3 for $75, just waiting for it to get here. The EOS-3 has less than 1000 clicks and the 28mm is even newer :D both are MINT MINT MINT! Same guy I got a bunch of other hardly touched items from including the sharpest 35-80mm (MKI) I have ever seen and another under 1000 cluck EOS-1.

I wanted to ask:
Where is this lens the sharpest? What does it like to be stopped down to?

I do a lot of landscape and car photography.

I hope more people add more pictures, I would love to see more :D

As soon as it gets here I will upload mine. They will be taken with a 40D.

Post #8, Jul 08, 2008 02:32:23


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LoL ­ Ish
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Since this lens looks like the Nifty Fifty, does that mean it shares it's same auto focus motor? Or does it have a more accurate focus?


Also, how sharp is this lens wide open? 100% crop's would be nice.

Post #9, Oct 21, 2008 08:06:40 as a reply to NeoTokyo's post 3 months earlier.


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FLiPMaRC
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Went out last Sunday with the EF 28mm f/2.8. Got mine used on eBay for $150.

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Post #10, Oct 21, 2008 15:06:58


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smacafee
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This tread is still pretty short, anyone else got some shots to share?

Post #11, Feb 05, 2009 19:09:25


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a little noise because of the low light ...

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p4olom
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Anymore samples? I'm planning to get this lens, so far the pictures are looking great!

Post #13, Feb 22, 2009 18:18:30


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infinite0216
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I have this lens, only because my dad had it for his SLR, but haven't taken many pictures with it. I think one of the pictures on my Flickr is from this lens. I'll edit and post it.

edit: I took this picture with the 28mm.

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Post #14, Mar 12, 2009 12:24:44


Canon Rebel T1i - Canon 28mm f/2.8 - Canon 50mm f/1.8 II - Canon 28-135mm f/3.5-5.6 IS USM - Canon 28-200mm f/3.5-5.6 USM
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jrsamples
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umm... picked up this lens in a craiglist deal a week or two back and finally got around to playing with it. Holy crap... this is a nice lens. I'll try to get out with it and post some pics, but just for the record, I like it. I would put this right in with the nifty fifty as far as good, economical primes... although not all that great for low light. I haven't peeped yet, but initially looks sharper than my 24-70L at 28mm.

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