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Canon EF 24mm f/1.4 L II USM

Canon EF 24mm f/1.4 II L USM Specifications
Frame Coverage 35mm
Lens Construction (groups) 10
Lens Construction (elements) 13
No. of Diaphragm Blades 8
Minimum Aperture 22
Closest Focusing Distance .25mm (9.8")
Maximum Magnifcation 0.16x
Filter Diameter 77mm
Maximum Diameter x Length 86.9mm x 86.9mm (3.4" x 3.4")
Weight 650g (22.9oz)
The Canon EF 24mm f/1.4 USM L II gave us some mixed feelings during the tests. If you use it at its sweet settings - that's between f/4 and f/8 - the lens will be about as good as it gets for a lens in this class. It's extremely sharp here and there's no significant vignetting to speak of.
The Canon 24mm ƒ/1.4L II USM is an excellent lens, with only two reservations, both relating to the lens' usage on full-frame bodies. The first is some corner softness when used at wide apertures; the second is substantial corner shading, upwards of two stops when used wide open.
The Canon EF 24mm f/1.4 L II USM Lens is a bit soft (not sharp) wide open at f/1.4 - and f/1.4 performance does not look nearly as good when compared to f/2.8 results. The 24 L II steadily increases in sharpness from f/1.4 until becoming razor sharp around f/2.8. Corner sharpness is especially good for a 24mm wide angle lens.
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