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Re: Review - Canon EF 200 f/2L IS
« Reply #30 on: October 17, 2012, 05:44:10 AM »
one more a flip thanks for the review
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Re: Review - Canon EF 200 f/2L IS
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Re: Review - Canon EF 200 f/2L IS
« Reply #31 on: November 01, 2012, 12:25:22 PM »
I like the EF 200 f/2 L IS lens. It´s one of my favorite lenses too.

What's amazing is that the lens is actually noticeably better than the 70-200 f/2.8L II IS lens at 200mm.  When scanning through files, I can see a difference.  A truly exceptional piece of glass!
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Re: Review - Canon EF 200 f/2L IS
« Reply #32 on: December 17, 2012, 05:29:06 PM »
This lens is my favorite along with 50/1.2L, the only lenses that i own nowdays.

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Re: Review - Canon EF 200 f/2L IS
« Reply #33 on: December 26, 2012, 10:42:56 PM »
The 200f2 ,TSE-17 and the 85L mk2 are my favorite Canon lenses.. The only drawback of the 200f2 is the weight..with a 1DX it's a beast..

Oh and I forgot to mention the 8-15 zoom.. great fun .

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Re: Review - Canon EF 200 f/2L IS
« Reply #34 on: December 27, 2012, 12:34:05 AM »
My favorite lens, by far....   iso 8000, f/2.0, 1/100 sec with the 1D Mark IV....
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Re: Review - Canon EF 200 f/2L IS
« Reply #35 on: December 27, 2012, 03:31:28 AM »
The only drawback of the 200f2 is the weight..with a 1DX it's a beast..

Eh.... The price? :)
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Re: Review - Canon EF 200 f/2L IS
« Reply #36 on: December 27, 2012, 12:08:09 PM »
The only drawback of the 200f2 is the weight..with a 1DX it's a beast..

Eh.... The price? :)

I still haven't paid mine off yet.  I'm using it at basketball Saturday from the stands, because in the gym I'll be in has no lights above either basket :(.
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Re: Review - Canon EF 200 f/2L IS
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Re: Review - Canon EF 200 f/2L IS
« Reply #37 on: December 30, 2012, 05:57:44 PM »
I also can't think of a sharper lens by Canon.
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Re: Review - Canon EF 200 f/2L IS
« Reply #38 on: December 30, 2012, 06:17:33 PM »
Discuss our review of the Canon EF 200 f/2L IS

How well does this lens work with teleconverters ? I looked at the pictures at thedigiticalpicture.com and it seems that at least in the center, stopped down one stop it stands up pretty well against the 300mm f/4 and the 400mm f/5.6.

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Re: Review - Canon EF 200 f/2L IS
« Reply #39 on: December 30, 2012, 06:31:51 PM »
Discuss our review of the Canon EF 200 f/2L IS

How well does this lens work with teleconverters ? I looked at the pictures at thedigiticalpicture.com and it seems that at least in the center, stopped down one stop it stands up pretty well against the 300mm f/4 and the 400mm f/5.6.

To my unskilled eyes it looks good with my 2xIII. I do not have the 1,4xIII.
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Re: Review - Canon EF 200 f/2L IS
« Reply #40 on: December 31, 2012, 09:24:36 PM »
Everyone complains about the leather lens "Condom" that Canon uses with the large white primes as lens caps.  I bought this product for both my 200/2 and 300/2.8 L lenses:

http://www.ephotocraft.com/itemdesc.asp?ic=705795001033

I don't know if they are compatible with the newer version II lenses but, for the earlier version, they've worked great for me.

FWIW

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Re: Review - Canon EF 200 f/2L IS
« Reply #41 on: April 15, 2013, 09:28:19 PM »
I haven't used the 200 f2.0 (if only...), but I am quite happy with my (ancient) 200 f2.8. Shot with Canon 7D, no cropping.

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Re: Review - Canon EF 200 f/2L IS
« Reply #42 on: April 16, 2013, 08:15:17 PM »
these lens caps are the best
http://www.lenscoat.com/hoodie-lens-caps-c-5.html?osCsid=c3128c973e5defa1c4f706b17381bb4c

got one for my 600 FD since the original that it came  with was in a bad way (perished with age but the lens itself is in mint condition)
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Re: Review - Canon EF 200 f/2L IS
« Reply #42 on: April 16, 2013, 08:15:17 PM »