8 out of 10 points and recommendedA nice lens for portrait, good shots even with CANON 500D E58 and ASP-C for macroDry weather use only. See review
Excellent ratio performance /price until weather condition becomes adverse rendering the lens useless due to fog deposit on glass inside the lens.reviewed March 16th, 2010 (purchased for $464)
It seems that USM auto focus is acting as a pump.
That did not happen to my "L" lenses; still working all day long in the windy fog of Asir Mountain last month.
10 out of 10 points and recommendedThe best wide angle lens ever?????
Still on discovering phase (Three month use).reviewed March 16th, 2010 (purchased for $3,004)
The full manual operation is part of the "personality" you have to deal with.
Shift option makes easy panoramas.
The quality of the picture is the reward of time spent for composition and setup.
9 out of 10 points and recommendedExcellentNothing
My bag is already above 10kg.reviewed March 16th, 2010 (purchased for $1,510)
Will I add 750 more grammes to gain one stop less ?
The former 70-200 has to be closed to F/4 to match it at the same aperture.
May be the new 2.8 L II IS said excellent since 2.8...