The IS version also has much better bookeh. For me that is sufficient reason to buy it as the old version has awfull bookeh.
Cheers - Finn
Is this post a joke?
00 2.8 2 just a bit heavier than the 300 4.
IT IS TWICE THE WEIGHT (2.4 instead of 1.2 kg).
If you want to carry it throughout a day and even worse if you are doing in...
a tack sharp lightweight (plastic) 300 f4 that could manage decent pictures at least in the center with a 1.4 and 2 X extender... on fullframe.
The 300 has probably more chances of...
My 5DMkIII focuses nicely fast with my 135 f2, or my 100 macro L, or my 35 F2, but with my old 300 f4 (no IS) it is often frustratingly slow or even fails to focus, while my 300 worked nicely...
Indeed we actually really want new high quality versions of the 300 f/4 and 400 f/5.6, whatever the price, because yes these are lenses you can walk around with.
Hope we get new versions soon.
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