« on: June 15, 2013, 02:34:41 AM »
I'm surprised by the price. I was expecting it to be around $1,200. I don't expect this lens to be quite as good as an f/1.8 or f/1.4 prime. However, it is really competing against the Tamron 17-50 f/2.8 and Canon 17-55 f/2.8. As such the extra aperture it offers makes it very attractive.