stanic042: no weather sealing?
This lens features a splash proof design for use in harsh conditions
forgot two important features
+ HSM+ Extender Compatible, where the Canon 100L IS USM is not
Street price here in Switzerland is 1149 CHF or in USD 1376 ;-)
It has weather sealing and OS :-)
Corner sharpness at 17mm look awsome on the 5DMK2. Since i have that one, this looks very promising.
Ztaz: Thats right price !!! If price will be like for Canon 17-40/4, so whos gona buy this Tokina?)))))
If the corner sharpness is like the Tokina 16-28 and the price like the 17-40L, the answer is ME ;)