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Re: 24-70Mk2 fell off my 5DMk3 and smashed
« Reply #75 on: April 05, 2013, 10:17:53 AM »
Uh, the 24-105 also has teh zoom ring in the same spot. Never knew this was an issue.  :-X

Never used the 24-70M2, but my 24-105, the zoom ring is a good inch away from the lens release (when mounted), so I almost have to TRY to hit it.  Unless the 24-70m2 zoom sits RIGHT AT the edge of the lens, or if you just have monster hands, I cant see that being a problem... 
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Re: 24-70Mk2 fell off my 5DMk3 and smashed
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Re: 24-70Mk2 fell off my 5DMk3 and smashed
« Reply #76 on: April 05, 2013, 10:39:04 AM »
Never used the 24-70M2, but my 24-105, the zoom ring is a good inch away from the lens release (when mounted), so I almost have to TRY to hit it.  Unless the 24-70m2 zoom sits RIGHT AT the edge of the lens, or if you just have monster hands, I cant see that being a problem...

Actually, the zoom ring on the 24-70 II does sit much closer to the mount.  But having said that, I still don't find it to be problem...
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Re: 24-70Mk2 fell off my 5DMk3 and smashed
« Reply #77 on: April 05, 2013, 11:14:47 AM »
So after doing a lot of swapping out my new 24-70mm II the other day when I was performing some lens testing, I can kind of see what the OP is talking about.  When I was behind the camera (tripod mounted, not much room to stand in front of the camera) it was more difficult to mount than my original 24-70mm.  Trying to grip and twist resulted in zooming if I wasn't careful.

Of course, I'm always VERY cautious when mounting a lens, and make sure I hear and feel the click of a secured lens.

I still don't see how someone could accidentally hit the lens release button once the lens is attached, but everyone holds their camera differently.
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Re: 24-70Mk2 fell off my 5DMk3 and smashed
« Reply #77 on: April 05, 2013, 11:14:47 AM »