Canon 24-70mm F2.8 pro grade lens for sale.
What is a Canon 24-70mm F2.8 lens? Put simply it is Canons pro grade wide apeture standard zoom. Very popular lens, sells new usually for a tad over $2000.00.
I’m selling this lens because I found I use it very little… After checking my metadata at the end of last year and I realised that I use the Canon 24-70mm f2.8 for less than a 1000 shots each year. I decided to try to live without it. So in January this year I removed it from my work bag… Not once have I really needed it. So off to Ebay she goes.
There you go all pictures of the actual lens… Note the lens hood look like it’s been to a war zone… I lost the hood off this lens and got hold of a s/hand one… Not pretty but works fine. The glass is near perfect. There is slight wear marks on rear mount and the lens barrel has some play in it. If you are going to use this daily, it will need a service sometime down the road. If used on weekends and holidays may never need a service.
Picture quality good wide open, very good stopped down a couple of stops.
So the big question is would I pick it up and clip it on the camera for any seriously important shoots? Hell yes. Would I take it on a one lens only around the world trip for 2 years? Not without having a service done first.
Last thing… Why do I not use 24-70 much. Just doesn’t suit my shooting style/habits. I normally shoot wider or longer. And if I need standard focal length lenses I have those on my medium format outfit.