Canon EF 24-70mm f/4L IS USM Review

4.5
January 18, 2013 | Mark Goldstein |

Sharpness Cont... 2

Sharpness at 35mm

The sharpness tests for this review were carried out using a real-world subject rather than a test chart. The Canon EF 24-70mm f/4L IS USM lens was attached to a Canon 6D body, which in turn was mounted on a sturdy tripod. Self-timer mode was activated. Slight tonal changes are due to slight changes in natural light during the session.

The full frame The full frame at 35mm

Center sharpness is excellent wide open at f/4 and nothing short of outstanding between f/5.6 and f/8. At f/11 - f/22 sharpness is beginning to drop-off due to diffraction, but is still commendably high. Edge sharpness is best between f/8-f/11.

Aperture Centre Crop Edge Crop
f/4
f/5.6
f/8
f/11
f/16
f/22

Entry Tags

wide-angle, lens, travel, canon, wide angle, telephoto, portrait, image stabilisation, f4, macro, journalism, journalists, photojournalist, ef, 24-70mm, wedding, usm, IS, 24-70, reportage, 4-stop, 24-70 mm, Canon EF 24-70mm f4L IS USM Review, 0.7x

Tracker Pixel for Entry