Canon guys...

Discussion in 'Canon' started by Gavin Cato, Oct 23, 2003.

  1. Gavin Cato

    Gavin Cato Guest

    Is it true the 17-40L is better than the 16-35 L, with the exception of the
    Gavin Cato, Oct 23, 2003
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  2. I hope so... I just purchased mine ($1300 from PC), but am waiting for
    delivery (was due the day I purchased it, but they now tell me early

    From all the reports and test images that I have seen the 17-40 looks to
    suffer less from chromatic aberration and holds a bit more contrast.
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  3. Here is a link for a side by side comparison....
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  4. Gavin Cato

    Henrik Guest

    what ? are you thinking of switching camp? :)


    PS: Very happy with the 16-35L - haven't tried the 17-40L but at half the
    price it sounds like a bargain
    Henrik, Oct 23, 2003
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    Derek Guest

    Hi Gavin, I have had and used both.

    I think the 17-40L is better (sharper) on the wide end.
    Derek, Oct 23, 2003
  6. Gavin Cato

    Phil Guest

    Not that there's anything wrong with that.
    Phil, Oct 23, 2003
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    Henrik Guest

    No not at all, we can only encourage him :)

    Henrik, Oct 23, 2003
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    Peter Wallis Guest

    we used one for a week to test at our newspaper......super lens
    that........wide angle and good for candid stuff........with the exception
    of 1 mm why 16mm to 17mm.....why would you spend all the extra money for 1
    stop......its an awesome little bit of gear........i am getting one thats
    for sure......
    Peter Wallis, Oct 23, 2003
  9. Gavin Cato

    Gavin Cato Guest

    Bloody Canonites :)

    Gavin Cato, Oct 24, 2003
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    Gavin Cato Guest

    Gavin Cato, Oct 24, 2003
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    Danny Smith Guest

    I can't speak to the comparison, but the 17-40 is damn nice if
    considered in isolation!


    Danny Smith, Oct 24, 2003
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