11 of 12 people found the following review helpful
This lens could easily be over looked by those seeking a fast lens or those requiring image stabilisation or confused by its macro capabilities. But let me in on a well kept secret; this lens is awesome.
First off the f3.5 might seem a little on the slow side but consider that this is usual territory for lenes of this price range. Additionally, if you are using the capabilities of macro side then you usually have to stop down the lens in any case (this is essential with all macro photograhy).
But why stop at just its macro trick. This lens is fully capable of taking some superbly sharp general photographs. Infact there are lab reports detailing it's fantastic… Read more