A stunner for the cash - can I get it in white ?

Started Jun 4, 2013 | User reviews thread
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Sad Joe New Member • Posts: 12
A stunner for the cash - can I get it in white ?

This lens is my most recent telephone zoom purchase for use on my APS-C cameras. I've used a vast range of such lenses include Vivitar, Kiron, Tamron, Nikon as well as Canon, some AF. some not. I still have a rather old 70-210 F4 AF Canon lens but nowadays I don't tend to use long lenses - so why the new purchase ? IS - the ability to hand hold a 400mm lens (in FF terms) at slow shutter speeds, a dream come true. The lens is compact and super light weight. It's a take it almost everywhere (just in case) lens. Sharpness - FINE - L Quality ? Of course not. But too my eyes its sharp enough. PROS:  Chips as chips. Light weight - you'll take it with you rather than dragging your 70-200 f2.8 IS Mk2 lens along. Close focus - OK not macro but good enough. Sharp !! CONS: Slowish speed AF. Not a low light lens (F4/5.6). If you shoot APS-C and are not sure if a longer telephone zoom is for you - GIVE IT A TRY. You can always E Bay it afterwards if you hate it....

Me ? It's a KEEPER. But can I get it in white ?

 Sad Joe's gear list:Sad Joe's gear list
Canon EOS-1D Mark II N Canon EF-S 15-85mm f/3.5-5.6 IS USM
Canon EF-S 55-250mm f/4-5.6 IS
Telephoto zoom lens • Canon EF-S • 2044B002
Announced: Aug 20, 2007
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