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    A new 70-200 mark II is on the way

    Just ordered a 70-200 II from DWI. Now it is at Alexandria, AU.

    However, from the FedEx web site, I saw the weight of the parcel is only 0.5kg. I've contacted DWI, their suggestion is for me to wait and see what I will receive. It could be just a mistake in FedEx website or is it possible only an empty box or some other thing.

    Does anyone have this kind of experience?

    Now the parcel is still in the state of "international shipment releease". It's been in this state for about 8 hours, not sure if it will come to me safely tomorrow
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    Awsum have fun with it, I'm gonna get one soon I can't wait.
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    Quote Originally Posted by britinozz View Post
    Awsum have fun with it, I'm gonna get one soon I can't wait.
    Britinozz, it seems you've got a number of new lens recently. Where do you order your lens?

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    Hohohoho... Larry Larry my buddy.... you have got the bug too

    I still think this is the best lens I have purchased so far, I can almost have this permanently glued onto my camera

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    DWi have always been first rate. Wouldn't worry....i got mine through them too!
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    I got it today. It is the right lens. I am sure the parcel should be about 2kg. It seems Fedex doesn't really mind the true weight of the parcels it is delivering.

    I've tried a few shots. It is just slightly better than my old EFS 18-200. I am going to do more test this afternoon. I've heard about bad copies of this lens. I hope that I am not so unlucky

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    Good on you Andy. Any plan this weekend?
    Last edited by larrywen; 18-08-2011 at 1:08pm.

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    A possible Sat early morning landscape, or Sat arvo V8 supercar! But depends on weather my friend.

    With the lens and sharpness Larry, check a few things:

    1) There are 2 IS mode, if you are hand held and not panning, use IS setting #1
    2) I believe this is your f/2.8 lens? The shallower DoF could take a little time to get used to. Dial it down to say f/5.6 or even f/8 and check it out. (Might need higher ISO)

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    The best shots so far in the first day of test shoting


    Last edited by larrywen; 18-08-2011 at 6:00pm.

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    Quote Originally Posted by larrywen View Post
    Britinozz, it seems you've got a number of new lens recently. Where do you order your lens?
    eglobal is where i get mine cheapest ive seen.

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    Great test shots - I got this 2.8L ISII lens earlier this year and I LOVE it!!

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    I still love mine! Before the 50mm f1.2L the 70-200 was pretty much glue onto the camera permanently.

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    GEEZ! Number 1 with the spider in its mouth is a poster shot,,,,fantastic.
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    Tokina 11-16/2.8

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