About OSS degrading image quality

Started Apr 29, 2013 | Questions thread
Mel Snyder
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Re: this is it
In reply to Brian_Downunda, Apr 29, 2013

Brian_Downunda wrote:

edwardaneal wrote:

there is a reason why both Nikon and Canon choose not to put IS in their 24-70 f/2.8 professional lenses.

Weight, size and price?  The Nikon 24-70 is already a big and expensive piece of glass.  After all, they put VR in their 70-200f/2.8 professional zoom, and even upgraded it to VRII, and I haven't heard any complaints nor seen any problems with my copy.

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If you need stabilization in a 24-70mm professional lens, you're not a professional. I shoot with a Canon FD 85mm f1.2L hand-held at f4 routinely at 1/15th. No big deal. Would love to have it in my 80-200mm f2.8 Nikon pro zoom - but have done without it for many years.

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Sony Alpha NEX-6 Sony Alpha 7 Sony E 16mm F2.8 Pancake Tokina AT-X Pro 11-16mm f/2.8 DX Leica Summicron-M 50mm f/2 +13 more
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