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Examples on this page shot on a dreary early March overcast day. I’m less than thrilled with the image quality of the Canon 5D Mark II (ISO 400 at 1/30 shows numerous hot pixels, and dirty blacks). But the 200/2L lens quality shows.
I realize that the 200/2L IS will by and large be applied to sports and similar, but it makes a darn fine landscape lens, and I’m not a sports guy. With pleasing lighting, the 200/2L can yield stunning results by zeroing in on detail and separating out the subject and/or compressing perspective.
Note just how well the 200/2L separate the flower from the background at f/2. There is no compromise in sharpness, only depth of field.
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