Originally Posted by Rowdy
To each their own! I went with the f4 IS for weight, price and sharpness. I generally ONLY shoot outdoors with it (chasing airplanes and cars) I find it even more fun now with the 5dmk3! Sure a 70-200 f2.8 L IS II would be amazing.. but Im not sure I want to drop almost 3k to lug around an almost 4lb lens for the benefit of an extra stop.
almost 3k, jeeeez. Didn't know it was that bad in canada. I liked the f4 IS a lot, it was awesome. I just shoot in low light as much as I do outdoors so it was a necessary evil. My firm has an office in hongcouver, I'll bring you some photo goodies on my next visit haha.