Canon’s 24mm f/1.4L II is a successor to the respected 24/1.4L. The original was a very fine lens in many ways, but really was not up to the task of high resolution DSLRs. The “II” version has been upgraded in a variety of ways, including two large-diameter aspheric elements, sub wavelength coating (SWC), enhanced control of color aberrations, and 8 rounded aperture blades resulting in a nearly circular aperture at wider settings.
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