Canon 'L' Lenses V non 'L' Lenses

Discussion in 'Canon' started by Russell, Apr 29, 2005.

  1. Russell

    Russell Guest

    I understand that the Canon 'L' lenses are optically very good. However, I
    can not see anything wrong with the non 'L' lenses (Normal USM).

    Is it that I don't have a trained eye? Or, is the difference more apparent
    when the photo's are blown up to large sizes?
     
    Russell, Apr 29, 2005
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  2. Russell

    Matt Ion Guest

    There have been some links to reviews posted here before in response to
    this question... you don't have to look very close in a lot of instances
    to start seeing how much better the L glass is.

    Here's some more info...
    http://www.kjsl.com/~dave/lenstest/lenstest.html

    This one's got a great comparison of a 100-400mm L-series vs. the
    standard 75-300mm (same lens I've got):
    http://www.impactsites2000.com/tekreview/400L_003.htm

    And this one compares the 17-40mm 'L' vs the 18-55mm "kit" lens included
    with the Digital Rebel:
    http://www.fountainphoto.com/archives/000020.html




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