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Hot spots and strong backfocus make working with this lens a hassle. Field experience showed hot spots to be extremely strong in some cases with bright areas, so strong as to destroy (“blow out”) image detail in the center of the frame.
Canon 70-200 f/2.8L IS hot spots
Very strong hot spots, especially at the long end. Avoid stopping down beyond f/5.6.
Canon 70-200 f/2.8L IS Backfocus
At 70mm, backfocus is not large, but a B+W 091 nearly corrects it, with a B+W 092 eliminating it.
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