differences

Reasons to consider the Canon EF 24-70mm f/4L IS USM

Image stabilization Canon IS vs None
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Helps eliminate blur caused by small camera movements
More magnification 1:1.4 (0.7) vs 1:4.8 (0.2)
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Take macro shots with subjects around 3.5x larger in your photo
Cheaper $734.49 vs $1,510.19
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The best price we've seen is $776 cheaper (2.1x less)
Slightly smaller diameter 83 mm vs 89 mm
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Around 10% smaller lens at the end
Slightly shorter 93 mm vs 113 mm
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Around 20% shorter
Slightly lighter 0.6 kg vs 0.8 kg
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Around 30% lighter
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Reasons to consider the Canon EF 24-70mm f/2.8L II USM

Wider aperture f/2.8 vs f/4
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At its widest, the EF 24-70mm f/2.8L II USM captures slightly more light (1 f-stop)
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similarities

Compared to digital camera lenses

Common Strengths Common Weaknesses
Fixed aperture Constant aperture lenses Help
The same maximum aperture at all focal lengths
Auto focus Auto focus Help
Easier to use
Prime lens Both are zoom lenses Help
Typically not as sharp as prime lenses

Compared to digital camera lenses

Common Strengths Common Weaknesses
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f/22

LensHero is not aware of any interesting weaknesses shared by these two products.

competitors

Canon EF 24-70mm f/2.8L II USM Competitors

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Sigma 35mm f/1.4 DG HSM Art

Low light lens

$980

Prime lens Is a prime lens
Aperture Significantly wider aperture
Wide minimum Wider aperture
Sigma 17-50mm f/2.8 EX DC OS HSM

Sigma 17-50mm f/2.8 EX DC OS HSM

Portrait lens

$360

Image stabilization Image stabilization
Lowest price Cheaper
Max focal length Slightly worse telephoto
Sigma 18-35mm f/1.8 DC HSM

Sigma 18-35mm f/1.8 DC HSM

Low light lens

$815

Aperture Wider aperture
Lowest price Cheaper
Wide minimum Wider aperture

Canon EF 24-70mm f/4L IS USM Competitors

Canon EF 100mm f/2.8L Macro IS USM

Canon EF 100mm f/2.8L Macro IS USM

Macro lens

$709 - $799

Prime lens Is a prime lens
Wide minimum Significantly narrower aperture
Min focal length Worse wide angle
Canon EF 17-40mm f/4L USM

Canon EF 17-40mm f/4L USM

Wide angle lens

$100 - $899

Lowest price Cheaper
Weight Slightly lighter
Image stabilization No image stabilization
Tamron SP 24-70mm f/2.8 DI VC USD Canon EF

Tamron SP 24-70mm f/2.8 DI VC USD Canon EF

Wide angle lens

$1,149 - $1,199

Aperture Wider aperture
Focus motor Doesn't have a silent focus motor

discussion Which do you think is better?

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