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17-40mm f4L is so so...

 
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Aug 01, 2012 00:57 |  #16

Are you using 17-40L on crop cameras?


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Aug 01, 2012 02:07 |  #17

calvinjhfeng wrote in post #14798573 (external link)
Are you using 17-40L on crop cameras?

No ...on ff
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Aug 01, 2012 02:08 |  #18

mike_d wrote in post #14798529 (external link)
So go spend twice as much on a 16-35.

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Aug 01, 2012 02:17 |  #19

I like my copy.......


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Aug 01, 2012 08:13 |  #20

I think it's an excellent lens on full frame; relatively cheap, light, compact, sharp, excellent contrast and colour. What's not to like?


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Aug 01, 2012 08:37 |  #21

17-40 was one of my least-used lens when I had it - not because it wasn't good or anything like that, I rarely ever needed....
but then I decided to spend more money, upgrade to the 16-35 for the 2.8 mostly, and it's still not a lens I really use all that much, and when I have used it, I haven't really noticed any difference over the 17-40


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Aug 01, 2012 09:27 |  #22

On full frame, it is hard to give a good answer without knowing what you want the lens to do, and what other lenses you have...and your budget.
The choices include a good prime, like a 35 or 50mm lens, a short tele, or a zoom like the 24-105L.




  
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Aug 01, 2012 14:36 |  #23

Razor sharp... mushy... what ever. Everybody has their own definition of sharpness. The only way to make such claims valuable to other readers/posters is to include 100% crops with a detailed description on what PP was done. Sorry about this... but countless threads full of empty claims are getting to me :)


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Aug 01, 2012 15:15 |  #24

I agree, so I'm opting for a 17-35 f/2.8 :)




  
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