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Chapter 10. Working with Lenses > What Lenses Can You Use? - Pg. 282

282 David Busch's Canon EOS 60D Guide to Digital SLR Photography Canon Zoom Wide-Angle-Telephoto EF 24-70mm f/2.8L USM Autofocus lens. I couldn't leave this premium lens out of the mix, even though it costs well over $1,000. As part of Canon's L-series (Luxury) lens line, it offers the best sharpness over its focal range than any of the other lenses in this list. Best of all, it's fast (for a zoom), with an f/2.8 maximum aperture that doesn't change as you zoom out. Unlike the other lenses, which may offer only an f/5.6 maximum f/stop at their longest zoom setting, this is a constant aperture lens, which retains its maximum f/stop. The added sharpness, constant aperture, and ultra-smooth USM motor are what you're paying for with this lens. What Lenses Can You Use? The previous section helped you sort out what lens you need to buy with your 60D (assuming you already didn't own any Canon lenses). Now, you're probably wondering what lenses can be added to your growing collection (trust me, it will grow). You need to know which lenses are suitable and, most importantly, which lenses are fully com- patible with your 60D. With the Canon 60D, the compatibility issue is a simple one: It accepts any lens with