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By Ann K.

from Charleston, SC

About Me Photo Enthusiast

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Good lens

 
3.0

PROS

  • Lightweight
  • Nice Bokeh
  • Fast / accurate auto-focus

CONS

  • Insufficient crop
  • Weak Casing

BEST USES

  • Indoors/Low Light

Comments:

I liked this lens okay, but I am really looking for a lens that allows me to take photos of my toddler indoors and of food. The 50mm f/1.8 has been my go-to for that except that I feel like the crop is too close for me. I had hoped the wide angle of the 35mm would be enough for me to feel like I could capture enough of the action, but it still felt cramped. I returned this lens in the end, and Abes of Maine was great in helping me handle the return smoothly and efficiently.


By itsjustlam

from San Diego Ca

About Me Casual Photographer

Verified

For the price its a good buy

 
4.0

PROS

  • Consistent Output
  • Lightweight
  • Easily Interchangeable

CONS

  • Blurry Focus
  • Slow Focus
  • Weak Casing

BEST USES

  • Group setting
  • Indoors/Low Light
  • people

Comments:

For the price you are getting a EF mount 35mm f2, I wish it was a bit faster in the focusing, and could be a bit sharper as well.


By JellyPhotographer

from Murrieta, CA

About Me Semi-pro Photographer

Verified

Everything Lens

 
5.0

PROS

  • Consistent Output
  • Lightweight

CONS

BEST USES

Comments:

I bought this product for group shots, weddings, and landscapes. So far, it's produced beautiful pictures, with great background blur. It's lightweight and dependable.[...]Recommended.

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By Natalie Shen

from Ames, IA

About Me Casual Photographer

Verified

Nice lens for this price!

 
4.0

PROS

  • Lightweight
  • Fast / accurate auto-focus
  • Consistent Output

CONS

  • Poor in Low Light
  • Weak Casing
  • Lens Creep

BEST USES

  • Weddings/Events
  • Night Photography
  • Indoors/Low Light

Comments:

Great lens for this price. Fast focus, picture quality is not soft. Not that worse than the expensive 35mm/F 1.4L.


By Luke G.

from Kitchener, Ont.

About Me Photo Enthusiast

Verified

Great General Purpose Prime

 
4.0

PROS

  • Fast / accurate auto-focus
  • Lightweight
  • Consistent Output
  • Easily Interchangeable

CONS

  • Weak Casing

BEST USES

  • Video
  • Night Photography
  • Indoors/Low Light
  • Weddings/Events
  • Landscape/Scenery

Comments:

This lens is an excellent choice for a general purpose prime lens. The design is a bit dated and the focusing motor a little buzzy, but the quality pictures that it creates is what matters most. Highly recommended. I trust this lens much more than the Sigma 30mm 1.4 that I previously owned.


By Luke G.

from Kitchener, Ontario

About Me Photo Enthusiast

Verified

Great Prime

 
4.0

PROS

  • Consistent Output
  • Lightweight
  • Fast / accurate auto-focus

CONS

  • Weak Casing

BEST USES

  • Landscape/Scenery
  • Night Photography
  • Indoors/Low Light
  • Weddings/Events

Comments:

If your looking for a great prime lens with fast accurate focusing at a decent price, do yourself a favour and give this a try. I had a Sigma 30mm 1.4 and loved some of the pictures, but the focus was inconsistent and unreliable. This Canon 35mm f2 is much more accurate with good colours and contrast. This lens is also very sharp wide open. Yes the motor is a little buzzy but not a big deal. Build quality is decent, but could be better. I plan on keeping this lens on my camera for quite awhile. Highly recommended.


By Jerry

from Silver Spring, MD

About Me Hobbyist/Enthusiast

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Happy with this EF35 F2

 
4.0

PROS

  • Durable
  • Quick Focus
  • Easily Interchangeable
  • Lightweight
  • Consistent Output
  • Sharp Focus

CONS

  • Weak Casing

BEST USES

  • Special Effects
  • General Use

Comments:

Useable F2. It is sharp with good colors and contrasts. It is fast and inexpensive. This lens also gives photos a certain feeling that I just love. Build quality is very good for a lens of this price. Its minimum focus distance is very useful. [...]

 Images from Jerry
 

By Xiao

from Diamond Bar, CA

About Me Getting started

Verified

Great lens for Canon T1i

 
5.0

PROS

  • Lightweight
  • Sharp Focus

CONS

  • Slow Focus

BEST USES

  • Night Photography
  • General Use

Comments:

Attached to Canon T1i, it becomes a 55 mm lens. Good for low light shooting. Color is as rich as other Canon prime lens like 50mm 1.8/100mm 2.0. Focus is not quick and kind of noise. But you can take it if you are a casual user.


By Barbara

from San Francisco, CA

About Me Professional

Verified

A very good value

 
4.0

PROS

  • Easily Interchangeable
  • Consistent Output
  • Lightweight
  • Quick Focus
  • Sharp Focus

CONS

BEST USES

  • General Use

Comments:

This lens is lightweight, fast and sharp for the money. it's a great focal length for all uses. My only complaint is that it is easily damaged. With a small impact, the lens will stop working on auto focus. This is my second one, because i use it all the time. But this time I will treat it very carefully. The plastic casing isn't very durable.


By Howard

from TX

About Me Hobbyist/Enthusiast

Verified

Sharp, Sharp, Sharp!

 
4.0

PROS

  • Lightweight
  • Consistent Output
  • Quick Focus
  • Sharp Focus

CONS

  • Weak Casing

BEST USES

  • Landscape Photography
  • Night Photography
  • General Use

Comments:

I use this lens on a 1D Mark IIn. The 35mm and 1.3X is a great focal length for shooting anything. Sharp wide open. Although not USM, focus is pretty fast and not as noisy as other people have made it out to be. I can live with the "noise" as long as I get consistent results, and I do! The minimum focus distance is about 11" so you can get face to face with your subject. Great lens!

 Images from Howard
 


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