Review by usafromabove
August, 28 2009
Pros: 17mm looks good on 5D
Cons: Slow.....but cheap!
Review by irinette
May, 27 2009
Pros: Compact for L lens, sharp, good colors, good built
Cons: no IS, not good for indoors/poor lighting
Review by andgott
March, 28 2008
Pros: Sharp optics. Great build quality. Good range.
Cons: Heavy. Expensive. Massive hood. No Image Stabilizer
Review by ncphototrekker
March, 05 2008
Pros: Typical Canon "L" build quality...excellent. Silent AF, constant aperture, internal focusing.
Cons: The only negative is there is no hyperfocal scale.
Review by hoangnguyenh
December, 01 2007
Pros: Please see above
Cons: Please see above
Review by rbau
June, 15 2006
Pros: -focal length on 1.6x -color and sharpness
Review by camerawizard
February, 09 2006
Pros: Solid, sharp, bombproof. Buy it.
Cons: On the heavy side due to solid metal build.
Review by tt81156
January, 01 2006
Pros: Great build quality and sharp results
Cons: Sometimes hunts in low-light
Review by motomille
July, 13 2005
Pros: Image Quality, Great Value for L series, Not too heavy
Cons: Not a f/2.8
Review by hopetest
April, 29 2005
Pros: Super sharp, beautiful to use, top quality, weather sealed
Cons: Need a bigger back for the lenshood! Nothing else, this is a GREAT lens!
Review by jedi29
February, 28 2005
Pros: Sharp, well made,important focal length on smaller sensor Canon dSLR
Cons: Price, bulky hood, 1.6 crop factor robs its ultra wide magic
Review by wilco42
May, 25 2004
Pros: excellent image quality, solid construction, constant maximum aperture through zoom range
Cons: the 17-40mm f/4L may be a little too slow for some
Review by fashfoto
December, 05 2003
Pros: An ultra wide-angle zoom lens, well constructed, reasonably priced, yielding great image quality?
Cons: Well, $700 is $700, reasonable or not!
Review by poprockruss
November, 21 2003
Pros: Sharp images. Contrast & color. Solid construction. A handsome piece of equipment. Pride of ownership.
Cons: None. Some may say it's too pricey. It's not.