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Canon EF 70-300mm f/4-5.6L IS USM

 
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Aug 25, 2010 23:26 |  #1

interesting.

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Aug 25, 2010 23:32 |  #2

This lens is intriguing indeed. Neither of my current long zooms are vacation-friendly (70-200/2.8IS; 100-400)' and the DO version too expensive and wanting.


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Aug 25, 2010 23:32 |  #3

Definitely one of the weirdest lenses made..looks like a 70-200 with the front cut off. I wonder how sharp it will be compared to 70-200's...


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Aug 25, 2010 23:34 |  #4

yea it does look a little funny.

its like they took the 70-300mm 4-5.6 IS USM lens and slapped on a white barrel and called it an L.


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Aug 25, 2010 23:39 |  #5

Any word on retail price yet?


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Aug 25, 2010 23:39 |  #6

it is going to duel with tamron 70-300 VC, which i have one pre-ordered.


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Aug 25, 2010 23:41 |  #7

acpoweradapter wrote in post #10789616 (external link)
Any word on retail price yet?

Not yet, probably will come in a few days i hope


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Aug 25, 2010 23:41 as a reply to  @ mizouse's post |  #8

Well the current 70-300mm can look a little bit soft at times, so if they can improve that and have a newer 4-stop IS and keep it maybe at $600 range then it will be something good.



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Aug 25, 2010 23:42 |  #9

HyperYagami wrote in post #10789643 (external link)
Well the current 70-300mm can look a little bit soft at times, so if they can improve that and have a newer 4-stop IS and keep it maybe at $600 range then it will be something good.

$600....hmm..if i had to put it somewhere, since it has better range than 70-200 and IS..im thinking ~1000-1250...but thats just a guess


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Aug 25, 2010 23:43 |  #10

Retail is going to be $1500, so street should be what, $900-$1k?


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Aug 25, 2010 23:44 |  #11

That is one of the weirdest looking lenses I could imagine.


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Aug 25, 2010 23:44 |  #12

I'm intrested. But it has to be sharp and not just a white bodied 70-300.


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Aug 25, 2010 23:44 |  #13

rnb2 wrote in post #10789658 (external link)
Retail is going to be $1500, so street should be what, $900-$1k?

Where did you find the retail? I would agree..about $1k


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Aug 25, 2010 23:48 |  #14

Only 2.3 lb... intriguing.


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Aug 25, 2010 23:48 |  #15

neonlazer wrote in post #10789667 (external link)
Where did you find the retail? I would agree..about $1k

http://www.usa.canon.c​om …il&docId=0901e0​24801e8289 (external link)


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