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      01-09-2012, 02:39 PM   #2357
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Drives: white 135
Join Date: Aug 2010
Location: KW ontario/vancouver temporarily

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Originally Posted by M_Six View Post
I've thought about it and the 16-35L. But the 16-35L is not the II version. And there is a newer 17-55mm 2.8 on CL for $25 less. I just don't shoot that range much and I have it covered anyway. Besides, my funds are still on hold for a 7D at this point. Then the 70-200mm F4L. And then maybe a 135mm F2L. And so on, and so on..
i forgot about the 16-35II I have this lens, and it's basically perminantly attached to my 5DII however, it shoots like a 24-55 when i put it on my 7D, so it really has no use on a crop body to me when i have that range covered already 10x over.

I can see you getting more use out of the 70-200 F4 then the 135L, that being said, you would really like the 135L It's a fantastic lens. Lacks weather sealing however, that that's a minor inconvenience, especially if you get yourself a rain hood for the camera.