Canon EF 135mm f/2L USM
8.8 out of 10

Canon EF 135mm f/2L USM

The fastest 135mm telephoto lens in its class. Ideal for indoor Read more

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Canon EF 135mm f/2L USM

PC Magazine
15 July 2013
  • Conclusion: The Canon EF 135mm f/2L USM is a classic portrait lens with sharp optics and an impressive aperture, but it's not optically stabilized.
  • Pros: Quite sharp. Minimal distortion. Wide aperture.
  • Cons: Lacks optical stabilization.
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EF 135 mm f/2L USM
3 October 2011
  • Excerpt: The Canon EF 135 mm f/2.0L USM was launched in April 1996 so dating back to an era by and large completely dominated by analogue photography. Despite the fact that 15 years passed by from its launch it is still considered to be one of the most interesting and best lenses in the whole Canon line-up.
  • Cons: resolution on the edge of full frame at the maximum relative aperture a bit below decency level,, huge vignetting on full frame by f/2.0,, work against bright light could have been better.
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REVIEW: Canon EF 135mm f/2L USM Lens Review

4 September 2010
  • Excerpt: A telephoto lens, which sports a fast maximum aperture of f/2 and silent focusing with full-time manual focus override and costs around £860. In this review we'll take a close look at how it performs.
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Overall 9
Value for money 10
Overall quality 8
Build quality 10

Canon EF 135mm f/2 USM L (full format) - Review / Test Report
10 March 2010
  • Conclusion: The Canon EF 135mm f/2 USM L is a highly desirable lens with excellent performance figures in most aspects. It is very sharp and contrasty straight from f/2 and it's outstanding at f/5.6.
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Expert Review
18 February 2010
  • Excerpt: The No product information for canon_135 is not a new lens. In fact it’s been in Canon’s lens lineup since 1996. What makes it an interesting lens is that it’s very sharp, very fast and it’s one of Canon’s least expensive “L” series lenses at a current street price under $1000 The EF 135/2L USM is...
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Canon EF 135mm f/2L USM Lens Review

SLR Lens and Camera Reviews
1 June 2009
  • Summary: Canon EF 135mm f/2L USM is a very solid lens with outstanding overall performance on both APS-C and full-frame cameras. Some vignetting with a full-frame body at wide open apertures and occasional purple fringing are things to be aware of here.
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REVIEW: Canon 135mm F/2 L USM

29 September 2008
  • Conclusion: A lens of this nature is a reasonably specialised piece of kit. It’s speed, both light gathering and focussing, make it ideal for indoor sport and event work. It also scores highly if you want portraits with OOF backgrounds where the focal length is near perfect.
  • Pros: Fast and silent Autofocus, Simple operation, Good optical quality with nice OOF ‘Bokeh’
  • Cons: Price, Unusual size filters.
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Canon EF 135mm f/2L USM Lens

The Digital Picture
29 October 2007
  • Excerpt: Is the Canon EF 135mm f/2L USM Lens right for you? Learn all you need to know about the Canon EF 135mm f/2L USM Lens in's review!
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Expert Review
29 September 2011
  • Summary: Na dzień dzisiejszy (28 września 2011 roku), w bazie obiektywów na znajduje się 14 opinii Czytelników na temat testowanego obiektywu. Rzadko mamy do czynienia z taką zgodnością, bo wszyscy z nich nie mieli najmniejszych wątpliwości aby wystawić Canonowi maksymalne oceny w każdej z...
  • Pros: wysoka jakość wykonania,, świetna jakość obrazu w centrum kadru,, bardzo dobra jakość obrazu na brzegu kadru,, praktycznie zerowa aberracja chromatyczna,, niezauważalna dystorsja,, świetnie korygowana koma,, znikomy astygmatyzm,, małe winietowanie na matrycy APS-C,, szybki, celny i cichy autofoku...
  • Cons: rozdzielczość na brzegu pełnej klatki na maksymalnym otworze trochę poniżej poziomu przyzwoitości,, spore winietowanie na pełnej klatce na f/2.0,, praca pod ostre światło mogłaby być lepsza.
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