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Canon EF 24mm f/1.4L USM

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(From Canon lens literature) Professional wide-angle lens with an ultra-large maximum aperture of f/1.4. This is the first EF lens to employ both a replicated Aspherical lens element to suppress distortion and spherical aberration, and a UD lens element to correct lateral chromatic aberration. Thanks to the floating construction, excellent corner-to-corner delineation is attained from 10 in. (25 cm) to infinity.

Canon EF 24mm f/1.4L USM User Reviews

9.5/10 average of 2 reviews Build Quality 10.0/10 Image Quality 9.5/10
  • 9 out of 10 points and recommended by (13 reviews)
    Very fast wide angle, build quality
    You have to pay the price for its qualities...

    I had the opportunity to try this lens when looking for a fast normal prime for my 350D (Rebel XT).

    I didn't intend to buy it because of the price, but also because using it on a crop body was paying the price and weight for a very fast wide angle lens, whereas I would use it like a ~40mm, that should be light, cheap and easy to design...

    Basically, I've been really impressed by the L build quality and feeling.

    The contrast and colors were really great, sharpness was just good at 1.4 but got much better past f:2

    This lens really makes sense on a full frame body and is not really exciting on a crop body, but the cropped part I saw was realy good...

    reviewed December 5th, 2006
  • 10 out of 10 points and recommended by (13 reviews)
    Sharp wide open. Great Bokeh. Fast AF. L Quality

    THE fastest lens at 24 mm.

    reviewed November 23rd, 2006 (purchased for $1,000)