This lens is great for wide angle photography, it is extremely compact. If a lens is required wider than this, then go for the 14-24mm f/2.8 zoom.

The lens features the close range correction (CRC) system to provide high performance at both near and far focusing distances, this lens is the best of the older 24mm f/2.8 D and 35mm f/2.0 D lenses.

With this lens there is some curvature of field, at close ranges, and there is also some chromatic aberation. Image sharpness is reasonable but not excellent. Contrast is quite good.

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Lens specification:

  • Lens Construction,12 elements, 6 groups,
  • Picture Angle, FX, 94 degrees,
  • Picture Angle, DX, 70 degrees,
  • F stop range 2.8 to 22,
  • Closest focusing distance, 0.25 metres, 0.85 feet,
  • Maximum reproduction ratio 0.12 times,
  • Filter size 62 mm,
  • Dimensions 69 x 42.5 mm,
  • Weight 270 grams.
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