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Canon RF 35mm f/1.8 IS Macro STM Review (Photograpy Blog)

Canon RF 35mm F1.8 IS STM

Photography Blog completed their full review of the Canon RF 35mm f/1.8 IS Macro STM lens for the EOS R system. This is the less expensive RF mount lens so far available (£519/€519/$499).

From the conclusion:

There’s lots to like in terms of image quality, and little to complain about. This lens is sharp almost from the get-go, excellent in the centre and at the edges when shooting wide open at f/1.8 and outstanding between f/2.8 and f/11. It’s capable of producing some nice bokeh effects for an f/1.8 lens, helped by the ability to focus as close as 17cms away from your subject. There is some mild barrel distortion and vignetting at f/1.8, but both of these can be corrected in post-processing. Chromatic aberrations are very well controlled and it even produces some nice sun-star effects at f/16-f/22.

The build quality is very good, certainly on a par with the RF 24-105mm kit zoom, with the built-in weather-proofing offering peace of mind in more inclement conditions. Canon also provide a good lens hood and padded case in the box. Read the review…

Canon RF 35mm f/1.8 IS Macro STM:

America: B&H Photo, Adorama, Amazon USA, Amazon Canada, Canon Canada, Canon USA
Europe & UK: Amazon DE, Amazon UK, Amazon IT, Canon IT, WEX Photographic, Canon FR, Canon UK, Canon DE

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