Best lens I ever had

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Re: Best lens I ever had


Edward Leiken wrote:

... I got them with an Elan IIe back around '97.

Doppelgänger! Though I got my Elan IIe and 70-200/2.8L a little earlier.

... So much unused potential. I never knew! This lens ... is SO sharp, and focuses faster than I could have imagined before. It's heavy. ... I love this lens.

Ditto Ditto Ditto. Ditto.

Awesome bokeh, too. But the heavy part. The weight didn't bother me at all in my younger days, but in my dotage I find myself using the lightweight EF 55-250 f/4-5.6 IS STM more often. But for portraits, oooh I pull out the big ole 2.8L.

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