Update
From a usually solid source. I´m told to expect an update to the 17-40 sometime in 2009. The current lens a cash cow for Canon and any replacement is sure to be a hot seller. The main purpose for the upgrade is to improve full frame performance. The replacement will not have IS.

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34 Comments

  1. Is today’s 17-40 not going to keep up with the thhigh density pixels from the EOS 50D? Or the 5D MK II?

  2. my vite for 14-30/4L with sharpness of nikon 14-24/2.8. I’m also waiting for usable 24-70/2.8 (not a good/bad copy lottery)

  3. I’d also like to see an L quality 15~55 IS lens. Preferably f2.8. Also, if they could make it an internal focus design like the 17-40L that’d be great as well.

  4. Hi Greg, i have 17-40 on 450d its ok,if youre on a budget and not going full frame in the future, look at tamron 2.8 see test at the digital pictue.com. rgds Kevin D.

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