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Mar 24, 2011 10:31 |  #2356

I was just in the 35L thread thínking maybe i should get this lens even though I´ve sort of decided on this one because of the insanely great images there.
Then i pop in here and there are even greater images, the problem is they are different in style.

There is only one sollution this summer i get a 24L II and next summer or this christmas i get the 35L, i just have to wait longer to get a FF body.

There was a B&H video where one photographer said that no great picture had ever been taken with a telephoto lens, I´m thinking more like her every day :)


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Mar 24, 2011 18:10 |  #2357

I've only had my lens about a week but I'm finding the 24mm focal length is just about perfect on my crop bodies. I'm glad I went for it over the 35mm.


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Mar 24, 2011 20:42 |  #2358

Tim Park wrote in post #12083146 (external link)
another wow for that first one, sjyap!

Count me in!




  
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Mar 24, 2011 21:46 |  #2359

mackguyver wrote in post #12086150 (external link)
I've only had my lens about a week but I'm finding the 24mm focal length is just about perfect on my crop bodies. I'm glad I went for it over the 35mm.

I agree, I've been using the m1 version for a couple years on crops.

I just bought the 35L for the 5DII, it's an amazing lens also.


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Mar 24, 2011 23:33 |  #2360

jdizzle wrote in post #12082408 (external link)
Exactly!! The first one is total WOW!! :cool:

Agreed, great concept, excellent composition & processing!


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Mar 26, 2011 01:06 as a reply to  @ KarlG-'s post |  #2361

Fruit & Vegetable shopping this afternoon:

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Mar 26, 2011 15:03 |  #2362

First landscape shot with the 24 1.4 II. According to my brick wall tests, it's not much sharper than my 24-70 from f/4 to f/8, but in terms of diffraction, IMHO it stays acceptably sharp up to about f/16 (as used here) vs. f/9 on the 24-70.

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Mar 26, 2011 17:22 |  #2363

^This lens isn't bad but, if you want a great landscape lens get the 24 TS-E MK II. It is more versatile even though there's no AF. :)




  
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Mar 26, 2011 20:26 |  #2364

...of course - and maybe I'll add that to my collection oneday...


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Mar 26, 2011 21:14 |  #2365

Nice shots guys!

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Mar 26, 2011 22:50 |  #2366

Nice shoot, Davo!


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Mar 26, 2011 23:38 |  #2367

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Mar 27, 2011 15:10 |  #2368

Morning after the night before.

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Mar 27, 2011 15:35 as a reply to  @ post 12082756 |  #2369

Hi guys,

Quick question regarding the 24L II, I have it and think that I like it better than my old 35L. The question is how sharp is at max ap? I don't know if I am asking to much from a wa lens. My 35 seemed to be sharper in the aspect of cropping and looking at eyelashes for example. Both at 1.4, the 24 seems to be less sharp. I have tried to MA it, but I either I am completely inept or I am just not doing the right technique of MA, but I can't get it any better. I am comparing it to a lot of the head shots of kids in this thread where they take up 60-75% of the frame. Thanks for any info you can give.

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Mar 27, 2011 19:18 as a reply to  @ skater911's post |  #2370

^^^^^^^I've never actually owned the 35L, though I did have one as a loaner lens through CPS, and I found the 24L II to be a sharper lens wide open. I didn't have the 35 for more than a few days, so I didn't do a ton of stopped down work, but when I did, they seemed comparable.

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