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The Canon EF 24-105mm F/4L IS USM is a general-purpose lens designed to cover a large zoom area ranging from 24mm wide-angle to

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Pros

Excellent build quality--can withstand regular use and abuse well.

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L series - Canon's best lens class, high quality build and optics

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image stabilization - improves image sharpness shooting in hand

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good overall image quality for such a versatile lens

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pretty versatile - large zoom range performs well in a variety of situations

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full frame

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Not too heavy or large, won't hinder casual use.

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fixed aperture - can be set at f/4 at any zoom / focal range

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Cons

The idiot who above leaves IS turned on when using a tripod needs to think again.

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Zoom quality degrades the further you zoom in.

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Image stabilization cuts image quality when used with a tripod.

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lacks a professional fixed aperture of f/2.8 - poorer in low light, not as good at separating a subject from their background

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The Canon EF 24-105mm F/4L IS USM is a general-purpose lens designed to cover a large zoom area ranging from 24mm wide-angle to 105mm portrait-length telephoto. It was constructed from a single Super-UD glass element and three aspherical lenses, and it’s designed to minimize chromatic aberration and distortion. Featured also is Image Stabilizer technology for steadying camera shake up to three stops, a ring-type USM for silent but quick AF, and full-time manual focus. Critics say the Canon EF 24-105mm F/4L IS USM is solidly built; that the zoom and focus rings are smooth; and that it feels nice and handles well. It is however heavy, it doesn’t extend with focusing, and the barrel doesn’t rotate.

Features
  • General-Purpose Lens/Lenses
  • 24mm Wide-Angle
  • 105mm Telephoto
  • Single Super-UD Glass Element
  • Three Aspherical Lenses
  • Minimized Aberration/Distortion
  • Image Stabilizer Technology
  • Ring-Type USM
  • Silent/Quick AF
  • Full-Time Manual Focus
  • Solid Built
  • Smooth Zoom
  • Eight Circular Aperture Blades
  • 3-Stops of Hand Holdability
  • Shutter Speeds as Low as 1/3s @ 24mm
  • Shutter Speeds as Low as 1/6s @ 105mm
Specifications
  • Focal Length & Maximum Aperture:    24-105mm f/4
  • Lens Construction: 18 elements in 13 groups
  • Diagonal Angle of View: 84° - 23° 20' (with full-frame camera)
  • Focus Adjustment: Inner focusing system with focusing cam
  • Closest Focusing Distance: 1.48 ft./0.45m
  • Zoom System: 5-group helical zoom (front group moves: 32.5mm)
  • Filter Size: 77mm
  • Max. Diameter x Length, Weight: 3.3 in. x 4.2 in., 23.6 oz. / 83.5mm x 107mm, 670g (lens only
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