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Canon's widest (full frame) zoom lens at its launch offered excellent image quality and high build quality. Distortions and aberrations are not intrusive and fixable in software. Shows its age on higher resolution full frame sensors and in comparison to the mark II version. Still more than good enough for general use if found used.

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Lens specifications

Focal Length & Maximum Aperture 16-35mm 1:2.8
Lens Construction 14 elements in 10 groups
Closest Focusing Distance 0.28m
Maximum Magnification (x) 0.22
Filter Size 77mm
Max. Diameter x Length, Weight 83.5 x 103mm, 600g

EF16-35mm f/2.8L USM wide zoom lens block diagram

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Sample images

16mm gives a wide view on a FF sensor. Note slight vignetting at f/6.3

sample image EF16-35 2.8L

Product launch

No information available on the 2001 launch of this lens.

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