9 out of 10 points and recommendedShare at f2.0, very sharp at f2.8, light weight, strong builddoesnt come with lens hood
I use it with my Canon 5D Mark II for portrait. Image quality, contrast & AF are better, faster then my 24-105Lreviewed March 15th, 2010 (purchased for $360)
If you are serious of image quality, this is a cheap solution for Portrait with this range.
Sample photo I have as following