Canon 24-105mm Shootout

Canon 24-105mm EF and RF Mount Lenses Compared (Podcast 671)

In this post, I pitch the Canon RF 24-105mm f/4 lens against the EF 24-105mm f/4 Mark II lens via the Control Ring Mount Adapter on my EOS R.

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    Posted at 08:22h, 14 August Reply

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      Posted at 09:39h, 14 August Reply

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  • Adam Wierzchowski
    Posted at 07:22h, 06 January Reply

    Hi Martin,
    thanks for this comparison. Very useful. I’ve been wondering if You contacted Canon about poor performance of RF lens at f4 when zoomed to 105mm. I’m wondering if this is something to be expected with every lens or an isolated issue.

    cheers
    Adam

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