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Re: 70-200 f/4 IS vs 70-200 f/2.8 non-IS
« Reply #15 on: October 23, 2013, 05:54:19 PM »
You've got a FF and one that does pretty well at higher ISO.  Th, but at a significant higher cost and weight.  Unless you need the f/2.8, you will love the 70-200 f/4 IS, even with a 1.4x, IMHO.
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Re: 70-200 f/4 IS vs 70-200 f/2.8 non-IS
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Re: 70-200 f/4 IS vs 70-200 f/2.8 non-IS
« Reply #16 on: October 23, 2013, 08:01:16 PM »
Get the f/2.8 non-IS only if you absolutely need f/2.8 (and cannot afford the 70-200/2.8L IS II). Else, the f/4 IS has better IQ, and is smaller and lighter.
I agree.  Non-IS can be much harder to use.  Depends on what you photograph, of course.

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Re: 70-200 f/4 IS vs 70-200 f/2.8 non-IS
« Reply #17 on: November 08, 2013, 10:20:49 AM »
What are you going to be using the soon lenses for?

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Re: 70-200 f/4 IS vs 70-200 f/2.8 non-IS
« Reply #17 on: November 08, 2013, 10:20:49 AM »