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Canon EF 135mm f/2L USM versus Canon EF 135mm f/2.8 Soft Focus

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Canon EF 135mm f/2L USM

DxOMark Score

Best at f=135mm & f/2[?]
26

Lens Metric Scores

Sharpness
[?]
14P-Mpix
Transmission
[?]
2.3TStop
Distortion
[?]
0.1%
Vignetting
[?]
-1.4EV
Chr. aberration
[?]
4µm
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Canon EF 135mm f/2.8 Soft Focus

DxOMark Score

Best at f=135mm & f/2.8[?]
22

Lens Metric Scores

Sharpness
[?]
11P-Mpix
Transmission
[?]
3.1TStop
Distortion
[?]
0.4%
Vignetting
[?]
-1.1EV
Chr. aberration
[?]
6µm
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Canon EF 135mm f/2L USM
Announced1996-04-01 
Indicative price (USD) 1070 
Aperturef/2  
Focal range (mm) 135  
Filter diameter (mm) 72 
Max diameter (mm) 82.5 
Mount typeCanon EF  
StabilizationNo  
AF MotorUSM  
Zoom type/  
Rotating front elementNo  
Tripod mountNo  
ColorBlack  
Full-Time manual focusYes  
Number of lenses10  
Number of groups8  
Diaphragm blades8  
Circular apertureYes  
Length (mm)112  
Weight (gr)750  

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Canon EF 135mm f/2.8 Soft Focus
Announced1987-10-01 
Indicative price (USD) 870 
Aperturef/2.8  
Focal range (mm) 135  
Filter diameter (mm) 52 
Max diameter (mm) 69.2 
Mount typeCanon EF  
StabilizationNo  
AF MotorDC  
Zoom type  
Rotating front elementNo  
Tripod mountNo  
ColorBlack  
Full-Time manual focusNo  
Number of lenses7  
Number of groups6  
Diaphragm blades6  
Circular apertureNo  
Length (mm)98.4  
Weight (gr)390  

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Focal: 135
 
Focal: 135
 
Aperture: 2 - 2.8 - 4 - 5.6 - 8 - 11 - 32
 
Aperture: 2.8 - 4 - 5.6 - 8 - 11 - 32
 

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