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Canon EF 70-200 f/2.8L IS Mark II

 
SoaringUSAEagle
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Let's see some photos. My lens will be here on Wednesday.

UPDATE: Fedex now says delivery will be Thursday (tomorrow). I cannot wait!

Mar 08, 2010 16:50

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Test shot with a 1DsIII and the new 70-200 right out of the camera no extra sharpening...

1/200 f2.8 ISO800 @70mm

IMAGE NOT FOUND IMAGE IS A REDIRECT OR MISSING!
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HTTP response: 404 | MIME changed to 'text/html' | Byte size: ZERO

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IMAGE NOT FOUND IMAGE IS A REDIRECT OR MISSING!
http://www.wildcart.nl​/70-200II_02_web.jpgexternal link
HTTP response: 404 | MIME changed to 'text/html' | Byte size: ZERO

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Mar 09, 2010 18:11 as a reply to post 9761498

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OK OK, here's the test shot. Since I'd better the first real OWNER to put one here. ;)

IMAGE: http://farm5.static.flickr.com/4001/4416351510_ef50572705_b.jpg
Even from this flickr shot, you can see it stands up with the 200 2.8L pretty well. :D

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nicksan wrote in post #9764766external link
Really?
I can't. Post some crops.

They're on the other post I did.

http://photography-on-the.net/forum/showthre​ad.php?t=837828

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Anyone from Australia got MK II lens from Canon Australia or Australia camera shop yet? Coz I ordered it two weeks ago but the shop still don't know when it will be coming in...

Any info?

Mar 09, 2010 23:33 as a reply to Stealthy Ninja's post 27 minutes earlier.

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nicksan wrote in post #9764771external link
JPEG or RAW?
If RAW, did you set sharpening to zero in whatever converter you are using?

Anyways, I agree, nice and sharp. Wonder how it controls CA.

I always shoot RAW :) I think ACR standard settings sharpening is 25%? ;)

Mar 10, 2010 02:07

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wildcart wrote in post #9765590external link
I always shoot RAW :) I think ACR standard settings sharpening is 25%? ;)

Silly not to sharpen RAW, everyone sharpens RAW. :) You did they right thing my brother.
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airvincent wrote in post #9765042external link
Anyone from Australia got MK II lens from Canon Australia or Australia camera shop yet? Coz I ordered it two weeks ago but the shop still don't know when it will be coming in...

Any info?

DD photographics got them instock I think, but the thing is it'll cost you a good AU$2949!!:cry:.... I was thinking of selling my 70-200F4IS to get this but at that price I don't think its 3x better than my 70-200F4IS... prolly I'll wait until the price go down a bit....

Mar 10, 2010 04:00

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bajaiman wrote in post #9765849external link
DD photographics got them instock I think, but the thing is it'll cost you a good AU$2949!!:cry:.... I was thinking of selling my 70-200F4IS to get this but at that price I don't think its 3x better than my 70-200F4IS... prolly I'll wait until the price go down a bit....

I think DD photographics lens source not from Canon Australia, maybe from some Asia country..

Mar 10, 2010 07:14

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wildcart wrote in post #9763040external link
Test shot with a 1DsIII and the new 70-200 right out of the camera no extra sharpening...

1/200 f2.8 ISO800 @70mm

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1/200 f2.8 ISO800 @200mm

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RiaGurl wrote in post #9763128external link
wow nice and sharp. the sample photos prepro looked horrible.

except this didnt REALLY sell me on the lens... I think it gave me more love for the 1DsIII ;)

Mar 10, 2010 07:38 as a reply to Stealthy Ninja's post 10 hours earlier.

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SoaringUSAEagle wrote in post #9766834external link
Gee, I thought I created this already??? http://photography-on-the.net/forum/showthre​ad.php?t=838247

Threads merged.

Mar 10, 2010 09:18

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Right on, thanks Pete. Let the images roll in... I am anxiously waiting for tomorrow - Barry thought my lens would be here today, but FedEx is showing other news - tomorrow.

Mar 10, 2010 12:49

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I decided to shell out for this lens. Adorama shipped it out today.

Mar 10, 2010 16:07

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Stealthy Ninja wrote in post #9765742external link
Silly not to sharpen RAW, everyone sharpens RAW. :) You did they right thing my brother.
:cool:

Yes, for the end product (i.e. real world results) it's silly b/c I know I ALWAYS apply sharpening in post.

However for comparison to another lens, not so silly. I like to see the RAW ability of lenses with no sharpening.

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ocabj wrote in post #9769503external link
I decided to shell out for this lens. Adorama shipped it out today.

Wow, when did you order yours at Adorama? Mine is still pending. (ordered on 02/24/2010)

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