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Bower24mm f/1.4 Wide-Angle Lens for Canon
 
4.4

(based on 8 reviews)

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88%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Nice bokeh (4)
  • Strong construction (4)
  • Durable (3)
  • Easily interchangeable (3)

Cons

No Cons

Best Uses

  • Night photography (6)
  • Landscape/scenery (3)
  • Low light (3)
  • Video (3)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Semi-pro photographer (5)
    • Was this a gift?:
    • No (8)

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4.0

Bower 24mm f/1.4

By NickOmanPhotography

from Utah

About Me Semi-pro Photographer

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Lightweight

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Landscape/Scenery
    • Night Photography

    Comments about Bower 24mm f/1.4 Wide-Angle Lens for Canon:

    One of the best lenses for night photography you can get. The ability to shoot at lower ISO's(1600-2000) for night-time landscapes is the only way to make good quality large prints. At a third the price of the Canon L, this lens is a no brainer.

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    (2 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

     
    5.0

    Very Wide Indeed

    By Videographer

    from Tracy, Ca

    About Me Semi-pro Photographer

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Durable
    • Easily Interchangeable
    • Nice Bokeh
    • Rugged
    • Strong Construction

    Cons

    • Blurry Focus

    Best Uses

    • Indoors/Low Light
    • Night Photography
    • Video
    • Weddings/Events

    Comments about Bower 24mm f/1.4 Wide-Angle Lens for Canon:

    For the price this lens was a steal.
    I was debating on whether to give it 4 or 5 stars due to the fact that when this lens is all the way open it is a bit fuzzy.
    Close it down to a 2.8 however and it's just fine.
    For the price, and the nice Bokeh I decided on a 5. Perfect for professionals and hobbyists alike.

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    (3 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

     
    5.0

    Great lens for the price

    By bikeco

    from Manitou Springs, CO

    About Me Photo Enthusiast

    Verified Buyer

    Comments about Bower 24mm f/1.4 Wide-Angle Lens for Canon:

    Have used this lens for night star shots and it works great. No comas on the side. This works for great for night sky pictures, haven't used it for any other type of photos. It is a manual focus lens but you have to use manual focus on night sky shots.

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    (3 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

     
    5.0

    Great lens for the price!

    By tetsu

    from Paraguay

    About Me Semi-pro Photographer

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Durable
    • Nice Bokeh
    • Strong Construction

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Indoors/Low Light
      • Landscape/Scenery
      • Night Photography
      • Video

      Comments about Bower 24mm f/1.4 Wide-Angle Lens for Canon:

      I bougth this instead of the Canon 24mm f1.4 for astrophotography and video, its a great lens for the price! Great build and optical quality!

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      (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

       
      4.0

      quality build

      By BIGJ

      from ST. GEORGE, UT

      About Me Casual Photographer

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Easily Interchangeable
      • Great Price For The Lens
      • Nice Bokeh
      • Quality Built Lens
      • Strong Construction

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Night Photography

        Comments about Bower 24mm f/1.4 Wide-Angle Lens for Canon:

        This lens feels like a quality piece of equipment to use. I bought this to use for night photos of mostly stars. Sharp and defined images.

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        (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

         
        5.0

        great lens at a great price

        By FLO

        from Lahaina, HI

        About Me Semi-pro Photographer

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Consistent Output
        • Durable
        • Easily Interchangeable
        • Lightweight
        • Nice Bokeh
        • Rugged
        • Strong Construction

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Landscape/Scenery
          • Night Photography

          Comments about Bower 24mm f/1.4 Wide-Angle Lens for Canon:

          I bought this lens as a lower cost alternative to canon's 24L. My reason for purchasing this lens was for night landscapes and therefore the lack of AF and manual aperture was not an issue. Vignetting is an issue at F/1.4 but much better at F/2. Overall I am very happy with this lens.

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          (6 of 7 customers found this review helpful)

           
          2.0

          Nice build, poor optics

          By PaulW

          from CO

          About Me Photo Enthusiast

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Very Nicely Built

          Cons

          • Poor image quality

          Best Uses

          • Indoors/Low Light
          • Night Photography

          Comments about Bower 24mm f/1.4 Wide-Angle Lens for Canon:

          A well built lens, but image quality was pretty poor on full frame. All 3 copies I tried (2 Rokinons, 1 Bower) exhibited severe de-centering and therefore one side of the image was blurry. Also, reviews I read claiming this lens exhibits no coma were just plain wrong. I'm really disappointed, as this would have been the bargain of the year if it had good image quality.

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          (1 of 18 customers found this review helpful)

           
          5.0

          A+++++

          By Ms

          from Rochester,mn

          About Me Semi-pro Photographer

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Easy to Use
          • Good Video Quality
          • Great Picture Quality

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Family Photos
            • Video
            • Weddings/Events

            Comments about Bower 24mm f/1.4 Wide-Angle Lens for Canon:

            The best I love it n I'll buy it again

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            • No

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