Forever ? --- NEVER !
dlkeller: B&H doesn't list VC as one of the features in the Sony version. If this is true Sony A mount users are being screwed again. Hope it isn't true as it looks like a lens I would buy--but not if VC is left of my version.
With no VC for the Sony model, I hope that means it will be cheaper than the models with VC. If not, 'then' I would say "Sony A mount users are being screwed."
jacketpotato: 8 little crocs on mum made me laugh
I count 11 with one in the water (foreground) = 12.
"Though the site mentions you have to take a lot of shots and check the results because you can't see through the viewfinder, it's worth pointing out that using an SLR with a swivel screen would allow you to compose while you shoot."
Another alternative is to put a small mirror behind the camera at about a 45 degree angle. The LCD image will be upside down but still very helpful in composition.
And to all the Nay Sayers - you eithera) don't have any imagination or initiative and don't appreciate those who do.b) think the idea is cool but your jealous you didn't think of this idea.c) never heard of Angus MacGyver.d) afraid to get your feet wet because you don't like water.e) don't like fish because your pet goldfish bit your finger when you were 3 yrs old.
It is a good article for novices and for those of us advanced amateurs as a reminder.
One thing that could have been mentioned, however briefly, is the crop 'format'. Some of your images could have been improved yet again with the 'square format'.