Canon 16-35mm f/2.8 EF L USM

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Constant f/2.8 aperture. Solid build, but not considered a great performer, with poor corner softness.

Rating: Ed: 30, User: - (normalized, 0=useless, 50=average, 100=excellent).

Mount: Canon EF.
Format: FX/135.
Aperture range: f/2.8 to f/22.
Optical zoom: 2.2x.
Close focus distance (CFD): 28 cm / 0.92 ft (from sensor plane).
CFD magnification: 1:5 / 0.2X.
Focus: AF (built-in, ring-type).
Groups/elements: 10/14.
Filter diameter: 77 mm.
L x D, W: 84 x 103 mm, 600 g.
IR: Poor IR performance.
Approximate street price: USD 1370 (new, w/o tax).
Production: 2001-2007, replaced by: Canon 16-35mm f/2.8 EF L USM II.

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Established: 1937
HQ: Tokyo, Japan
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Canon is a multinational corporation headquartered in Tokyo, Japan specializing in the manufacture of imaging and optical products. Its products including cameras, lenses, flash units, scanners, photocopiers, printers and steppers (used in semiconductor fabrication). The company was founded in 1937 as Precision Optical Instruments Laboratory and renamed Canon Inc. in 1947.

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