A&P Find me the best price for the canon 70-200mm f/2.8L non-is

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  1. Pineapple Devil

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    i've made my decision.
     
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  3. Pineapple Devil

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    can anyone find one lower than $1139 + $40 mail in rebate? thats from b&h
     
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    you're going to regret not getting the IS :run:
     
  6. Pineapple Devil

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    do you really think its worth $600 more?
     
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    Maybe. Doesn't matter what I think. :run: You'll regret it either way.
     
  8. Pineapple Devil

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    either way as in if i get it or if i dont?
     
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    Instead of being able to use 1/200 in the tele end, you'll be able to use 1/25.
     
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    anyone have an example of the IS being used and not being used. i cant seem to find a side by side example of the same picture

    i thought the non-is was better than the is version :confused:
     
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    I've never heard the non IS being better than the IS version of the 2.8. If you find yourself always carrying around a tripod, and having time to set up your shots, maybe the $600 IS isn't worth it. The IS will let you use several more stops of useful light before your pics become blurry from camera shake. However, when you use a tripod, the IS becomes useless anyway so... If you've got the money, I would probably go for it. Oooor you could use that $600 bucks and get yourself a nice prime, because, primes are the shit. :bowdown:
     
  12. Pineapple Devil

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    thats kind of what i was thinking of doing. getting the no-is and using the other $600 to save for a 24-70 f/2.8L IS

    if i can find a good deal on the IS version i guess i'll get that. the cheapest i found so far is $1661 from amazon
     
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    Go Used man, I got my IS for 1400. There have been ones that went for less
     
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    i cant really find any. i'm hesitant about buying used since its a large amount and the possibility of being scratched
     
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    Here's a vid of image stabilisation on the Canon S1 IS.
    First ten seconds are stabilised, the latter 10 seconds are not

    http://tomash.ibjhb.com/vids/isandnois.avi
     
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    There is no 24-70 f/2.8 IS.
     
  17. Pineapple Devil

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    you're right. i've got so much is on the brain i thought there was. just the L then


    wow thats pretty cool. i guess i'm going to go with the is after all. now its on to pricing
     
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    For 600 dollars, you can get one hell of a nice tripod.
     
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    :rofl:
    Check The B&S forum at fredmiranda.com.
     
  20. Pineapple Devil

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    i did. nothing. i think there is one on there but it was built in 2002
     
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    Oh.
    You might have trouble with finding a used 3rd generation IS for sale. :hsd:
    Shit, just wait some more, save some more, and buy it new.
     
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    There is no difference :o


    f2.8, 1/25, ISO 3200
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    f2.8, 1/20, ISO 3200
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    I got mine for $1091.42 :mamoru:

    [move]Canon refurb FTW :hsughr:[/move]
     
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    :hs:

    Not a big refurbed man myself, but thats coo
     

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