Further readings for the Canon EF 24-70mm f/2.8L USM
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Introduced in February 2012, the EF24-70mm f/2.8L II USM is the long-awaited update to Canon’s pro-grade standard zoom and replaces the highly regarded EF24-70mm f/2.8L USM. Designed with the objective of improving image quality and providing greater durability for daily use with digital cameras, it has a completely revised optical design as well as an enhanced mechanical construction. As full-frame lens, it’s compatible with the firm’s full range of DSLRs including 1.6 (APS-C) and older APS-H (1.3x crop) DSLRs making it an attractive choice to a wide of range users. However, at around $2,500 it’s not likely to be a casual purchase.
The Sigma 17-70mm OS HSM replaces the previous Sigma 17-70mm HSM launched in 2006 and it’s the equivalent of a 25-105mm on a Full-frame camera.This new model has stabilization.
The 24-70mm f/2.8 is the classic trans-standard lens for Full Frame and it’s available for Canon and Nikon mounts. With a fixed aperture of f/2.8 this lens is fast and suitable for any circumstance. The Sigma 24-70 competes vs. famous and pricey models such as the Canon EF 24-70mm f/2.8L USM and the Nikon AF-S Nikkor 24-70mm f/2.8G ED, we will compare them all on this review.