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Great lens indeed. Canon’s 70-200/4 has always been great performer and one of best values among standard long zooms. Good to see new version again setting the bar even higher.
No surprise, when it comes to tele zooms canon always did well.
Just a question: About the back focus, did you try AFMA ? If yes, how effective was it ??
08-05-2018, 11:19 AM
(This post was last modified: 08-05-2018, 11:44 AM by davidmanze.)
Great detailed review!
and a great lens with great performance....except the slightly nervous bokeh shown up by the Jacks "ruffle"!
Pretty nice (sharp), but not really a viable alternative to my ageing EF 70-200mm f4 L USM, because it lacks its smooth background bokeh. The Tamron 70-210mm f4 seems to be better in that respect.
Nothing wrong with bokeh there, in my opinion. There might be lenses to be smoother. However, with right subject and photographer doing his job in regard to background, lens will deliver big time, pretty sure. ?
The further background is fine....... but not "just behind" the plane of focus........ie the ruffle........it looks a bit busy!
08-05-2018, 05:23 PM
(This post was last modified: 08-05-2018, 05:26 PM by Brightcolours.)
Choosing/limiting yourself to a featureless background does not make one a good photographer and does not make for "nothing wrong with bokeh"..
Of course, lacking in samples. But the background bokeh card crop does not bode well for my applications.
Well, whatever works for you. I do beg to differ, though, that this lens will need “featureless” background to deliver. ?
I do find it funny though. I do consider myself to be on the geeky side. Yet here doesn’t quite seems that way. ?