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Jun 08, 2009 10:27 |  #1

I couldn't find a sample archive for this lens (I realize its a bit of an older lens, having two newer versions already out - 16-35 mkI & mkII), so I figured I would try to start one.
Anybody have pics from this lens?
I'll start with a shot from the Jays game last week, taken with this lens on my mkIII.

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Jul 12, 2009 10:15 |  #2

Very nice. I just ordered this lens used and hope to enjoy it soon.




  
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Aug 02, 2009 20:27 |  #3
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I borrowed my friend's Canon EF F/2.8L 17-35mm, and put it on my 5D. Here's what I got:

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Aug 02, 2009 20:32 |  #4

Sweet pic! :) I havent had a lot of fun with mine yet. Been way too busy at work. I got a used one from Adorama. Its 10 years old and rough around the edges and softer than I thought it would be, but I think I just have to get used to it. Looks sweet on your 5D. Im using 1D MKII right now.




  
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Aug 02, 2009 20:57 |  #5
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yeah seems like a decent lens!


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Aug 04, 2009 08:39 |  #6

Mike ES...

Thanks for starting a this up... here's my contribution:

At 17mm on a 1Ds MkI, Av=f/10, 1/320s, ISO=100, Exp. Comp=-2/3

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I bought this lens from the used dept at Adorama in early 2006, and it's performed well for me. I thought it was wide on my 1D MkI, until last week... when I picked up a used 1Ds MkI.

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Aug 05, 2009 05:19 |  #7

Another nice shot Geneman88, nice colors :)




  
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Aug 06, 2009 02:30 |  #8

Here's one from this last evening...

taken with 1Ds MkI at 17mm, Av=f/8, Tv=1/125s, ISO=200

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Nov 09, 2009 11:12 |  #9

Great shots guys!
I've had it almost half a year now...taken it to Peru, Mali, Senegal and Burkina Faso (through sea salt, desert sand, 90% humidity, and up to 4000ft altitude) and it worked great...even after I dropped it four feet onto a cement floor!

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Nov 09, 2009 12:16 |  #10

Mine is in the repair shop thru Adorama... wont see it for another 2 or 3 weeks.... manual focus stopped working.




  
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Mar 22, 2010 18:10 |  #11

Reviving an old thread...because I love this lens!

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Jul 10, 2010 03:35 |  #12

Very sharp lens from 20mm - 35mm at f/2.8.

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I'd say this summarises the quality... (17 @ f/2.8 is about equal to the 18-55 wide open)
35 f/2.8 9/10
35 f/4 9/10
24 f/2.8 8/10
24 f/4 9/10
20 f/2.8 8/10
20 f/4 9/10
17 f/2.8 6/10
17 f/4 8/10
17 f/5.6 9/10

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Jul 11, 2010 10:33 |  #13

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Check out the shades. :p

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Jul 11, 2010 15:26 |  #14

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I'll end my thread spamming now!

Cool lens though (I know I missed a bit of the cloning -I'm a sports photographer, so not used to this cloning stuffs!)

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Aug 05, 2010 15:20 as a reply to  @ JEmerson's post |  #15

One of these finally showed up in my mailbox today so hopefully I can help contribute to this thread a bit. Possibly even make a page 2!


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