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Canon EF 400mm f/5.6L USM

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Review Date: Dec 9, 2007 Recommend? yes | Price paid: $890.00 | Rating: 9 

 
Pros: Resolution, fit and finish, ergonomics
Cons:
Hood is hard to deploy
 
Canon EF 20mm f/2.8 USM

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Review Date: Jun 7, 2007 Recommend? yes | Price paid: $400.00 | Rating: 8 

 
Pros: Fit and finish, price
Cons:
So-so towards the edges below f/5.6
 
Canon EF 85mm f/1.8 USM

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Review Date: Feb 16, 2007 Recommend? yes | Price paid: $340.00 | Rating: 10 

 
Pros: Sharp, great feel, perfect focus with 5D
Cons:
None
 
Canon EF 15mm f/2.8 Fisheye

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Review Date: Aug 8, 2006 Recommend? | Price paid: $550.00

 
Pros: Use for panoramas
Cons:

Since posting my original review, below, I have used this lens a fair amount to make QuickTime Virtual Reality 360 x 180 degree panoramas, with considerable success.

Go here http://pindelski.org/Photography/ and click on 'Panoramas' in the left hand column to learn more.


 
Canon EF 200mm f/2.8L II USM

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Review Date: Jun 9, 2006 Recommend? yes | Price paid: $675.00 | Rating: 10 

 
Pros: Optics, build.
Cons:
Detachable lens hood.
 
Canon EF 15mm f/2.8 Fisheye

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Review Date: Jun 3, 2006 Recommend? yes | Price paid: $550.00 | Rating: 10 

 
Pros: Sharper than the 14mm 'L'
Cons:
Got to use ImageAlign or similar if you want rectilinear rendition

Read here http://pindelski.org/Photography/?p=151 for my preliminary impressions. My desire was for an affordable hyper-wide, not for a fisheye.