The 35mm focal length is very useful focal length for all around shooting. And unless one really needs ƒ/1.4 and ƒ/2, the only question might be whether the 35/1.4L can outperform the 24-70/2.8L II in the ƒ/2.8 - ƒ/4 range.
So how does the 24-70mm f/2.8L II compare to Canon’s aging 35mm f/1.4L design.
For this comparison, I increased my normal sharpening amount to Amount=80 to really bring out the fine details possible. This aggressive level of sharpening is just fine so long as the exposure is full ETTR, as it is here.
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