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If I have the 70-200 MKII is the 135L worth it?

 
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Aug 26, 2012 12:32 |  #16

I too have sold my 135L after getting the 70-200 II :)


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Aug 26, 2012 16:53 as a reply to  @ Mashimaro's post |  #17

I'm wanting to specifically sell my 70-200 OS to get the 135mm soley.


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Aug 26, 2012 20:53 |  #18

Talley wrote in post #14909766 (external link)
I'm wanting to specifically sell my 70-200 OS to get the 135mm soley.

Difference between sigma 70-200mm OS and 70-200mm f2.8 IS II.:D


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Aug 26, 2012 20:59 |  #19

Simple. Do you have to have an extra stop of light at 135mm.... Otherwise, no.


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Aug 26, 2012 21:02 |  #20
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Talley wrote in post #14909766 (external link)
I'm wanting to specifically sell my 70-200 OS to get the 135mm soley.

Um why Talley? I thought you love your Sigma 70-200 OS???

Was that a tongue in cheek comment?


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Aug 26, 2012 21:28 |  #21

I had the 135L when I bough the 70-200L II
after a few months, I was sure that I could readily get rid of the 135L as I simply didn't use it at all, nor feel like I needed it. so sold it (this was about March 2011) and have not missed it once.


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Aug 26, 2012 21:42 |  #22

kin2son wrote in post #14910693 (external link)
Um why Talley? I thought you love your Sigma 70-200 OS???

Was that a tongue in cheek comment?

I'm a lost soulless creature who consistently feels nothing is ever good enough haha.

I do love it, just weighs down on my bad should and makes my arm tingle after long hauls like the zoo. Took some great shots today with it but the AF speed of my old 70-200 F4 IS and my 85mm has me spoiled.

I'll show you what I mean. I just took video with my S100 through the viewfinder of the 7D and will post up the AF speed difference.


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Aug 27, 2012 08:08 |  #23

I rarely ever use the 135 anymore - but my assistant still uses it quite a bit at weddings, so I'm no letting it go yet...


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Aug 27, 2012 08:15 |  #24

Depends how much $800 really means to you.

I had the 70-200 f2.8 IS V1 and the 135L KILLED that thing, but the V2 is pretty close on sharpness.

If I was doing portrait work, the 135L may have the edge, but for weddings, the versatility of the V2 takes the edge for me. I hardly use my 135L now, but pretty sure it'll never leave my bag.


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Aug 27, 2012 10:52 |  #25

Not for me. Sold the 135L and never missed it.
Very happy with the 70-200 IS II.

I did get a 100mm f/2 as a low weight replacement for 135L, and it's amazing.


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Aug 29, 2012 22:21 |  #26

I like the 135L better than the 70-200 II to be honest in terms of rendering, bokeh, sharpness, etc... But the 70-200 II is just too dang versatile with the zoom range and IS... I love to own both, but always end up giving up the 135L due to use. I still think the 135L is better though...

Sometimes versatility wins, though. Until I get enough money to own both again. :p


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