178 Reasons to Buy the Canon 135mm F/2 L USM

A follow-up to yesterday’s “Croppity-Crop” piece.

Here are 178 links to photos culled from Flickr groups dedicated to the amazing Canon 135 F/2.

I bookmarked these photos while evaluating the lens…no, I misspoke. actually I bookmarked them to persuade myself that it was worth the price. (It is.)

Need I say more?

Recommended: check Jakub Ostrowski’s portraits, shot mostly with the 135 (quite a few examples included here). And a special shout to Elvin from the Netherlands whose work I love (samples included).

    1. https://www.flickr.com/photos/victormk1/15048473107/in/pool-135mmf2l/
    2. https://www.flickr.com/photos/136504092@N03/43392488074/
    3. https://www.flickr.com/photos/75571860@N06/11874722676/in/datetaken/
    4. https://www.flickr.com/photos/75571860@N06/8942010794/in/datetaken/
    5. https://www.flickr.com/photos/jeanbour/32407931417/in/pool-canon135mmf2l/
    6. https://www.flickr.com/photos/25228175@N08/40786965605/
    7. https://www.flickr.com/photos/25228175@N08/38628858810/
    8. https://www.flickr.com/photos/127542255@N07/19818998802/in/pool-135mmf2l/
    9. https://www.flickr.com/photos/wmgagne/44225867950/in/pool-canon135mmf2l/
    10. https://www.flickr.com/photos/123084951@N02/22066472106/in/pool-135mmf2l/
    11. https://www.flickr.com/photos/wmgagne/22513462319/in/pool-135mmf2l/
    12. https://www.flickr.com/photos/136504092@N03/43113772352/in/datetaken/
    13. https://www.flickr.com/photos/136504092@N03/29494913737/in/datetaken/
    14. https://www.flickr.com/photos/25228175@N08/32852557993/in/pool-135mmf2l/
    15. https://www.flickr.com/photos/25228175@N08/38524586180/
    16. https://www.flickr.com/photos/58362996@N04/25368901749/in/pool-625952@N23/
    17. https://www.flickr.com/photos/derekmackinnon/33152613540/in/pool-135mmf2l/
    18. https://www.flickr.com/photos/lasvegasinside/30298248731/in/datetaken/
    19. https://www.flickr.com/photos/123665184@N03/30693341732/in/pool-625952@N23/
    20. https://www.flickr.com/photos/127542255@N07/33602541986/in/pool-135mmf2l/
    21. https://www.flickr.com/photos/123687608@N08/22070240735/in/pool-135mmf2l/
    22. https://www.flickr.com/photos/25228175@N08/24058113555/in/pool-2023253@N24/
    23. https://www.flickr.com/photos/petr_dolezal/10279511495/
    24. https://www.flickr.com/photos/25228175@N08/30854279564/in/pool-625952@N23/
    25. https://www.flickr.com/photos/chrisjohnbeckett/30987951965/in/pool-135mmf2l/
    26. https://www.flickr.com/photos/93434234@N05/29653911533/in/pool-625952@N23/
    27. https://www.flickr.com/photos/needoptic/6825768137/
    28. https://www.flickr.com/photos/129313538@N07/32424114762/in/pool-135mmf2l/
    29. https://www.flickr.com/photos/108340888@N08/23762403725/
    30. https://www.flickr.com/photos/jorge_vi/32826193546/in/pool-135mmf2l/
    31. https://www.flickr.com/photos/20801210@N00/32561185212/in/pool-135mmf2l/
    32. https://www.flickr.com/photos/petr_dolezal/12756180655/in/dateposted/
    33. https://www.flickr.com/photos/mmoskala/28764001480/in/pool-625952@N23/
    34. https://www.flickr.com/photos/69551807@N08/31046831653/in/pool-625952@N23/
    35. https://www.flickr.com/photos/25228175@N08/32664706421/in/pool-135mmf2l/
    36. https://www.flickr.com/photos/rstrazz/31897598453/in/pool-135mmf2l/
    37. https://www.flickr.com/photos/97871763@N06/32523637976/in/pool-625952@N23/
    38. https://www.flickr.com/photos/127542255@N07/32077713064/in/pool-135mmf2l/
    39. https://www.flickr.com/photos/davidjewels/22042542493/in/pool-135mmf2l/
    40. https://www.flickr.com/photos/77112601@N06/31639763236/in/pool-625952@N23/
    41. https://www.flickr.com/photos/24151892@N06/30212394426/in/pool-625952@N23/
    42. https://www.flickr.com/photos/ishootcandid/31627307715/in/pool-625952@N23/
    43. https://www.flickr.com/photos/101362934@N05/31445469232/in/pool-625952@N23/
    44. https://www.flickr.com/photos/124644435@N07/31369148922/in/pool-625952@N23/
    45. https://www.flickr.com/photos/d_artyom/31133755052/in/pool-625952@N23/
    46. https://www.flickr.com/photos/stefrib/29325099280/in/pool-625952@N23/
    47. https://www.flickr.com/photos/_mad_/30728011372/in/pool-625952@N23/
    48. https://www.flickr.com/photos/ishootcandid/30578262611/in/pool-625952@N23/
    49. https://www.flickr.com/photos/ishootcandid/29993012504/in/pool-625952@N23/
    50. https://www.flickr.com/photos/111207378@N06/31054077084/in/pool-625952@N23/
    51. https://www.flickr.com/photos/111207378@N06/31696395441/in/pool-625952@N23/
    52. https://www.flickr.com/photos/vitocampanelliphoto/23649796124/in/pool-2023253@N24/
    53. https://www.flickr.com/photos/88203791@N00/23829046119/in/pool-2023253@N24/
    54. https://www.flickr.com/photos/ishootcandid/29614206415/in/pool-625952@N23/
    55. https://www.flickr.com/photos/lasvegasinside/15598970045/in/pool-625952@N23/
    56. https://www.flickr.com/photos/squamigera/31972125930/in/pool-625952@N23/
    57. https://www.flickr.com/photos/137065268@N05/32198051735/in/pool-625952@N23/
    58. https://www.flickr.com/photos/mstoynov/31131328784/in/pool-625952@N23/
    59. https://www.flickr.com/photos/68202745@N08/23491387540/in/pool-2023253@N24/
    60. https://www.flickr.com/photos/25228175@N08/30526051602/in/pool-eos6d/
    61. https://www.flickr.com/photos/riccardoarenatrazzi/25587121764/in/pool-eos6d/
    62. https://www.flickr.com/photos/68202745@N08/26192080861/in/pool-eos6d/
    63. https://www.flickr.com/photos/97669521@N06/26124478352/in/pool-eos6d/
    64. https://www.flickr.com/photos/ishootcandid/26220186532/in/pool-eos6d/
    65. https://www.flickr.com/photos/ishootcandid/26305080846/in/pool-eos6d/
    66. https://www.flickr.com/photos/manson-wu/26288918120/in/pool-eos6d/
    67. https://www.flickr.com/photos/25228175@N08/26656728475/in/pool-eos6d/
    68. https://www.flickr.com/photos/ishootcandid/26935681812/in/pool-eos6d/
    69. https://www.flickr.com/photos/ishootcandid/26917570844/in/pool-eos6d/
    70. https://www.flickr.com/photos/ishootcandid/27395289460/in/pool-eos6d/
    71. https://www.flickr.com/photos/ishootcandid/29373786852/in/pool-eos6d/
    72. https://www.flickr.com/photos/88203791@N00/30572114746/in/pool-eos6d/
    73. https://www.flickr.com/photos/25228175@N08/30758853206/in/pool-eos6d/
    74. https://www.flickr.com/photos/68202745@N08/25402607231/in/pool-eos6d/
    75. https://www.flickr.com/photos/25228175@N08/25529774335/in/pool-2023253@N24/
    76. https://www.flickr.com/photos/ishootcandid/25143007992/in/pool-2023253@N24/
    77. https://www.flickr.com/photos/77597203@N08/25179785609/in/pool-2023253@N24/
    78. https://www.flickr.com/photos/ishootcandid/24683505739/in/pool-2023253@N24/
    79. https://www.flickr.com/photos/133906470@N06/23509916941/in/pool-2023253@N24/
    80. https://www.flickr.com/photos/110463784@N04/22549872694/in/pool-2023253@N24/
    81. https://www.flickr.com/photos/sammers05/22686389918/in/pool-2023253@N24/
    82. https://www.flickr.com/photos/101362934@N05/31478088495/
    83. https://www.flickr.com/photos/101362934@N05/29179742644/
    84. https://www.flickr.com/photos/101362934@N05/29604637842/
    85. https://www.flickr.com/photos/101362934@N05/27038460153/
    86. https://www.flickr.com/photos/101362934@N05/24938363856/
    87. https://www.flickr.com/photos/101362934@N05/23132185552/
    88. https://www.flickr.com/photos/25228175@N08/23071304596/in/pool-2023253@N24/
    89. https://www.flickr.com/photos/martinmoucha/31763774303/
    90. https://www.flickr.com/photos/martinmoucha/31763774893/
    91. https://www.flickr.com/photos/24151892@N06/26151243040/in/pool-eos6d/
    92. https://www.flickr.com/photos/25228175@N08/26302852426/in/pool-eos6d/
    93. https://www.flickr.com/photos/31860231@N07/26234582436/in/pool-eos6d/
    94. https://www.flickr.com/photos/68202745@N08/26192080861/in/pool-eos6d/
    95. https://www.flickr.com/photos/sabrou_yves/26117518370/in/pool-eos6d/
    96. https://www.flickr.com/photos/hyonkwon/30779962213/in/pool-625952@N23/
    97. https://www.flickr.com/photos/philip_van_ootegem/32214268804/in/pool-625952@N23/
    98. https://www.flickr.com/photos/132048272@N06/32200282573/in/pool-625952@N23/
    99. https://www.flickr.com/photos/120923878@N03/32801025062/in/pool-625952@N23/
    100. https://www.flickr.com/photos/anniemacd/32665197202/in/pool-625952@N23/
    101. https://www.flickr.com/photos/squamigera/17716902568/
    102. https://www.flickr.com/photos/25228175@N08/33586339586/
    103. https://www.flickr.com/photos/25228175@N08/32679410053/
    104. https://www.flickr.com/photos/25228175@N08/27591367261/
    105. https://www.flickr.com/photos/25228175@N08/26179091936/
    106. https://www.flickr.com/photos/25228175@N08/22716293768/
    107. https://www.flickr.com/photos/25228175@N08/20573260653/
    108. https://www.flickr.com/photos/25228175@N08/20691628299/
    109. https://www.flickr.com/photos/25228175@N08/17093173238/
    110. https://www.flickr.com/photos/25228175@N08/17242714006/
    111. https://www.flickr.com/photos/25228175@N08/16432297663/
    112. https://www.flickr.com/photos/needoptic/7819778642/
    113. https://www.flickr.com/photos/rob_orchard/25982456597/in/pool-135mmf2l/
    114. https://www.flickr.com/photos/25228175@N08/38963720050/in/pool-135mmf2l/
    115. https://www.flickr.com/photos/25228175@N08/26758464478/in/pool-135mmf2l/
    116. https://www.flickr.com/photos/tropicdiver/39493125744/in/pool-135mmf2l/
    117. https://www.flickr.com/photos/tropicdiver/28424588479/in/pool-135mmf2l/
    118. https://www.flickr.com/photos/graveur/26235139269/in/pool-135mmf2l/
    119. https://www.flickr.com/photos/mathieuezan/37960170432/in/pool-135mmf2l/
    120. https://www.flickr.com/photos/ceaswaran/37742544072/in/pool-135mmf2l/
    121. https://www.flickr.com/photos/111809963@N07/37494668966/in/pool-135mmf2l/
    122. https://www.flickr.com/photos/127962900@N07/30724179463/in/pool-135mmf2l/
    123. https://www.flickr.com/photos/ludtz/30219712812/in/pool-135mmf2l/
    124. https://www.flickr.com/photos/ludtz/30335593025/in/pool-135mmf2l/
    125. https://www.flickr.com/photos/120923878@N03/29418291302/in/pool-135mmf2l/
    126. https://www.flickr.com/photos/129864297@N07/29410260251/in/pool-135mmf2l/
    127. https://www.flickr.com/photos/23236468@N04/29387993175/in/pool-135mmf2l/
    128. https://www.flickr.com/photos/132113898@N07/29036207571/in/pool-135mmf2l/
    129. https://www.flickr.com/photos/76958734@N07/28340259274/in/pool-135mmf2l/
    130. https://www.flickr.com/photos/127542255@N07/27353822244/in/pool-135mmf2l/
    131. https://www.flickr.com/photos/101362934@N05/27856454211/in/pool-135mmf2l/
    132. https://www.flickr.com/photos/133548803@N08/23038125314/in/pool-135mmf2l/
    133. https://www.flickr.com/photos/arcafloflo/27670612671/in/pool-135mmf2l/
    134. https://www.flickr.com/photos/d_artyom/27653556521/in/pool-135mmf2l/
    135. https://www.flickr.com/photos/101362934@N05/27548405032/in/pool-135mmf2l/
    136. https://www.flickr.com/photos/127542255@N07/26995793134/in/pool-135mmf2l/
    137. https://www.flickr.com/photos/129864297@N07/17032429360/in/pool-135mmf2l/
    138. https://www.flickr.com/photos/136680247@N08/27426290796/in/pool-135mmf2l/
    139. https://www.flickr.com/photos/evoletfotografia/27249628706/in/pool-135mmf2l/
    140. https://www.flickr.com/photos/canonito/26405072483/in/pool-135mmf2l/
    141. https://www.flickr.com/photos/adamdpl/26836155102/in/pool-135mmf2l/
    142. https://www.flickr.com/photos/45881397@N06/24502488159/in/pool-135mmf2l/
    143. https://www.flickr.com/photos/ffagency/24387123393/in/pool-135mmf2l/
    144. https://www.flickr.com/photos/95284343@N07/24965998216/in/pool-135mmf2l/
    145. https://www.flickr.com/photos/vietnamonline/24170816664/in/pool-135mmf2l/
    146. https://www.flickr.com/photos/35865001@N03/22808612050/in/pool-135mmf2l/
    147. https://www.flickr.com/photos/wmgagne/21646118599/in/pool-135mmf2l/
    148. https://www.flickr.com/photos/michael_kafka/21374009960/in/pool-135mmf2l/
    149. https://www.flickr.com/photos/120923878@N03/21406698842/in/pool-135mmf2l/
    150. https://www.flickr.com/photos/fjhphotography/21076991308/in/pool-135mmf2l/
    151. https://www.flickr.com/photos/michael_kafka/20998024470/in/pool-135mmf2l/
    152. https://www.flickr.com/photos/lasvegasinside/15640989682/in/pool-625952@N23/
    153. https://www.flickr.com/photos/emanueleanselmi/23688489698/
    154. https://www.flickr.com/photos/jordivilas/4510398727/
    155. https://www.flickr.com/photos/sarafdez/8341842732/
    156. https://www.flickr.com/photos/nwmr12/7706446928/
    157. https://www.flickr.com/photos/26623679@N07/8008527669/
    158. https://www.flickr.com/photos/johnnyshakedown/34808499780/
    159. https://www.flickr.com/photos/johnnyshakedown/36977678245/
    160. https://www.flickr.com/photos/25228175@N08/36898322822/
    161. https://www.flickr.com/photos/anda874/8221123699/
    162. https://www.flickr.com/photos/nicotorregiani/43068095630/
    163. https://www.flickr.com/photos/25228175@N08/22679373123/
    164. https://www.flickr.com/photos/wmgagne/12865575873/
    165. https://www.flickr.com/photos/119629126@N06/15919927589/
    166. https://www.flickr.com/photos/thuyhn/14998766269/in/pool-135mmf2l/
    167. https://www.flickr.com/photos/nigalraymond/15153965525/in/pool-135mmf2l/
    168. https://www.flickr.com/photos/bunilays/15099947682/in/pool-135mmf2l/
    169. https://www.flickr.com/photos/bunilays/14849742231/in/pool-135mmf2l/
    170. https://www.flickr.com/photos/bryanwu/14682926872/in/pool-135mmf2l/
    171. https://www.flickr.com/photos/ysy372/14635824075/in/pool-135mmf2l/
    172. https://www.flickr.com/photos/jeanbour/8426941769/in/pool-canon135mmf2l/
    173. https://www.flickr.com/photos/patman69/44435866884/in/pool-canon135mmf2l/
    174. https://www.flickr.com/photos/108022493@N07/29145719518/in/pool-canon135mmf2l/
    175. https://www.flickr.com/photos/nicolas-hoizey/15104205129/in/pool-canon135mmf2l/
    176. https://www.flickr.com/photos/drsnitch/27631457397/in/datetaken/
    177. https://www.flickr.com/photos/drsnitch/40694465980/in/datetaken/
    178. https://www.flickr.com/photos/136504092@N03/42768173080/in/datetaken/

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