Lenses / Re: Canon Announces Two New EF Ultra Wide-Angle Zoom Lenses and White EOS Rebel SL1 Digital SLR Came« on: May 13, 2014, 11:01:35 AM »
anyone pre-ordered yet to fill an anticipated need? B&H has no availability info / Amazon says first availability june 30th. tempted.Yes, I pre-ordered this morning - B&H wasn't available to pre-order last night and Adorama & Amazon were, but Adorama wanted $10 to ship (vs. B&H free) and stupid Amazon started charging sales tax here in Florida last week .
This lens is going to be perfect for me - I rarely bring my 16-35 II along because of the size and ridiculous hood and have almost never used f/2.8. I don't really need IS, but I think that might be nice once I start using it. The MTF curves and samples from the Canon Japan link showing sharp corners with no CA look amazing so I'm sold. If I shoot in low light, I usually use my 24 f/1.4 II, so I can live without the single stop. B&H tends to get the first shipment, so I guess it will be coming sometime in late June, and I can't wait.
I just bit the bullet. pre-ordered from both Amazon and B&H. Amazon may get a larger allocation and they said they would notify me via email when they have a ship date. I figure this way I'll get which ever ships first and cancel the other.