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The EF 16-35mm f/2.8L III USM Lens Reviews

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First Canon EF 16-35mm f/2.8L III USM lens reviews now available on the web with several samples.

The lens has a fully weather-sealed construction, provides fast and constant aperture of f/2.8. The construction of the wide-angle zoom optic consists of two UD lenses help to reduce chromatic aberration.

When it comes to the coating, this popular product offers Sub-wavelength Coatings (SWC) and Air Sphere Coatings (ASC) to eliminate lens flare and ghosting.

Now let’s have a look at the latest EF 16-35mm f/2.8L III USM lens reviews and samples.

First Canon EF 16-35mm f/2.8L III USM Lens Reviews

First test for the third generation of this wide-angle zoom published by DxOMark. As you might remember that the lens became the best performing Canon wide-angle zoom lens in their database.

The EF 16-35mm f/2.8L III USM Lens Reviews

Dpreview published their full in-depth review for EF 16-35mm f/2.8L III USM lens. The wide-angle lens achieved an impressive score of 91% and earned Gold Award. See their conclusion below.

The updated Canon 16-35mm F2.8L III offers some incredible performance wide open at 16mm. It’s one of the sharpest wide angle zoom lens options on the market. Many of the issues such as coma, chromatic aberration and corner sharpness have all been addressed in this update and the results are impressive. The lens does suffer a bit in terms of sharpness at focal lengths beyond 24mm, but many of those issues can be resolved by stopping the lens down. If you’re in the market to upgrade your 16-35mm F2.8L II or if you’re looking for a fast wide-angle zoom, then this lens is an excellent option.

LensTip also published their full in-depth review for the lens.

After two previous, not completely satisfying versions you get a lens which generates very sharp images in the frame centre but also provides very high image quality on the edge of the APS-C sensor and on the edge of full frame. None of the rival products managed to perform so well. Paradoxically a very well-done f/4 brother of the lens tested here might become also its biggest rival – it is not only optically excellent but also it comes with an optical stabilization unit and its price is over two times lower. The owners of Canon reflex cameras are in a very comfortable situation because they are spoilt for choice.


The lens is an indispensable ultra wide-angle zoom for professional and enthusiast photographers. It has been one of the most popular lenses for landscape photography. The real-world sample gallery has been created at DPReview. Check it out!

These were the latest EF 16-35mm f/2.8L III USM lens reviews. The price is $2,199 and available at Amazon | B&H Photo |Adorama stores.

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