Originally Posted by M_Six
Dave, would you say the IS version is worth the extra cash over the non-IS? It's about double the cost.
Agree with what's said so far. I also shoot this at night at its wide end and find the IS useful at like 1/25th at 70mm. Surely at the long end it's very useful.
Lots of people do shoot the non-IS successfully, but you need to bump the ISO up and the SS accordingly.