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Re: I just ordered my new 70-200 f2.8 MkII today!
« Reply #15 on: September 07, 2013, 09:29:00 AM »
Thanks - this is my first L and most likely the gateway to others.

Congrats ;)

I feel like 70-200 is a MUST have lens in every Canon shooter bags.
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Re: I just ordered my new 70-200 f2.8 MkII today!
« Reply #15 on: September 07, 2013, 09:29:00 AM »

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Re: I just ordered my new 70-200 f2.8 MkII today!
« Reply #16 on: September 07, 2013, 10:58:07 AM »
It's my only Canon lens, L or otherwise, which didn't require any AF adjustments in-camera.  Paired with my 5DM3 it's a freakin' dream.  It almost NEVER comes off my camera!

Once you get it, try to always shoot at f2.8 - this is where it really shines.

Have fun!
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Re: I just ordered my new 70-200 f2.8 MkII today!
« Reply #17 on: September 09, 2013, 05:38:56 AM »
Does it feel 'loose' when you mount it on your camera??? Careful there, cause that would ruin the experience  :'( :'(
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Re: I just ordered my new 70-200 f2.8 MkII today!
« Reply #18 on: September 09, 2013, 01:11:40 PM »
I've been considering this same purchase.  Can anyone confirm whether the refurbs include the lens hood and lens bag?

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Re: I just ordered my new 70-200 f2.8 MkII today!
« Reply #19 on: September 09, 2013, 01:22:13 PM »
I've been considering this same purchase.  Can anyone confirm whether the refurbs include the lens hood and lens bag?


Hard to say:
http://shop.usa.canon.com/shop/en/catalog/eos-digital-slr-camera-lenses-specials/lenses-flashes/refurbished-lenses-speedlites/ef-70-200mm-f-28l-is-ii-usm-refurbished

The "Features" tab implies that it is in the box, but the "What's in the Box" tab just lists optional accessories for some reason.

Presume it's all there b/c the refurb price is too close to new MSRP, but I've never bought a refurb. 

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Re: I just ordered my new 70-200 f2.8 MkII today!
« Reply #20 on: September 09, 2013, 02:03:55 PM »
I just bought a refurbished 100mm 2.8L Macro and it DID indeed come with a lens hood and bag, although these items were not listed on the Canon Direct Store page  :)

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Re: I just ordered my new 70-200 f2.8 MkII today!
« Reply #21 on: September 09, 2013, 02:04:43 PM »
In a few days I'll let you know what comes in the box.
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Re: I just ordered my new 70-200 f2.8 MkII today!
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Re: I just ordered my new 70-200 f2.8 MkII today!
« Reply #22 on: September 09, 2013, 02:14:50 PM »
This lens is my work horse. I have shot nature, landscape, sports and parties with this. Some of my sharpest and clearest images are from this lens. Make sure AF is calibrated, at purchase. I had to get mine calibrated after but fortunately i'm 25 minutes away from the Canon repair department in Irvine. Congrats on the purchase...It shoots wide open pretty damn flawlessly all things being equal.

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Re: I just ordered my new 70-200 f2.8 MkII today!
« Reply #23 on: September 09, 2013, 02:57:57 PM »
I've been considering this same purchase.  Can anyone confirm whether the refurbs include the lens hood and lens bag?

I bought the 24-70 2.8II  from Canon Refurbs and it came with hood, bag, caps and the lens looked like new. it was perfect and it is now my best lens. I remember that I had the same fear but reading the entire thing said that included everything..... one thing though ... it does not come with the original box.... is a white simpler box

I will buy again refurbs. I saved a ton of money.
 
I hope this helps

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Re: I just ordered my new 70-200 f2.8 MkII today!
« Reply #24 on: September 09, 2013, 03:00:48 PM »
ive had mine for about two years...the dudes face at adorama retail when i paid for it was like  "daaaaaaaaaaaammmmnnnnnnnnn.....2k++??? Daaaamnnnnnnn"

Best f'ing lens. with the 24-105, a prime, and an ultra wide, your set for all kinds of shooting.

Shooting @ fashion week over the weekend, there were TONS of them around. Even photoogs ive sen there for years with a 50mm have stepped it up.

Congrats dude!

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Re: I just ordered my new 70-200 f2.8 MkII today!
« Reply #25 on: September 09, 2013, 05:55:50 PM »
I should be clear - it's a canon refurbished lens, so it's not "new."   But, a canon refurb with a year warranty is good enough for me.

I got mine from them also and it's indistinguishable from new, apart from the generic box. I actually like buying from Canon refurbished because (at least in my head) they've been tested and verified more than a normal production run (otherwise there'd be no "bad" copies of new lenses).

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Re: I just ordered my new 70-200 f2.8 MkII today!
« Reply #26 on: September 09, 2013, 07:12:42 PM »
Congrats! I've exchanged my 4.0IS for the 2.8IS II a week ago. Still trying to get used to this beast. Extremely happy overall!  ;D
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Re: I just ordered my new 70-200 f2.8 MkII today!
« Reply #27 on: September 09, 2013, 07:46:26 PM »
Are you a pro or prosumer?
Did you consider the new Tamron 70-200 before picking the Canon?
I was and am still thinking about the Canon 70-200 but the more I'm reading and more importantly seeing about the Tamron, I'm thinking it may fill my needs and save me a few $. BTW, I'm not a pro, just love the sport. Whatever I get will be paired with my 6D.
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Re: I just ordered my new 70-200 f2.8 MkII today!
« Reply #27 on: September 09, 2013, 07:46:26 PM »

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Re: I just ordered my new 70-200 f2.8 MkII today!
« Reply #28 on: September 09, 2013, 07:54:45 PM »
Congratulations! The 70-200 f2,8 II is a great lens. You’ll love it.  8)

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Re: I just ordered my new 70-200 f2.8 MkII today!
« Reply #29 on: September 09, 2013, 08:01:56 PM »
Yes, congratulations on the purchase, I'm sure you will have many years of great Images from this Lens, it's one of my most used, very adaptable.

To see what is possible you need go no further than CR, some amazing Images posted here with this Lens.
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Re: I just ordered my new 70-200 f2.8 MkII today!
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