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Canon EF 135mm f/2L USM Lens Review
The Canon EF 135mm f/2L USM is a popular telephoto prime lens for Canon full frame and APS-C digital SLR cameras. The most common use for this lens is in individual portraits thanks to it’s fast f/2 aperture and 135mm focal length, especially on full frame cameras. I really like the 135mm focal length on full frame bodies for portraits as it renders a natural to slightly compressed perspective.
From Canon’s Website
The fastest 135mm telephoto lens in its class. Ideal for indoor sports and portraits with background blur. Two UD-glass elements correct secondary spectrum for outstanding sharpness and color. Compatible with Extender EF 1.4x II and 2x II.
What as Like
- Fast f/2 aperture for portraits and low light photography
- USM focusing for fast auto focus
- Build quality
What I Don’t Like
- Not image stabilized
- Canon EF 135mm f/2L USM - $999.99
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Overall User Rating
4.94 out of 5
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|Focal Length||135 mm|
|Minimum Focus distance||36 inches|
|Number of Elements||10|
|Number of Groups||8|
|Aperture Blade Design||Rounded|
|Number of Aperture Blades||8|
|Filter Size||72 mm|
|Lens Mount Construction||Metal|
|Distance Scale||Yes - With Hyper Focal Markings|