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Canon EF 20mm f/2.8 USM

Canon EF 35mm f/2

The Canon EF 35mm f/2 is a very compact prime lens. Like Canon’s other wide primes that do not have USM focusing, its modest build quality, twitchy manual focus, and noisy herky-jerky autofocus did not endear it to me. But for about $329, it’s a decent value.

Build quality.

The 35/2 is very small and light, its biggest plus. No lens hood is supplied.

Build quality is plastic yuck, with herky-jerky autofocus and twitchy manual focus. It functions, but there is no pleasure in using it, and it feels like yesterday’s stuff right out of the box.

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