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Old 01-06-2009, 03:25 AM   #32
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Originally Posted by ken45
You also might consider the 24-70 2.8L. It's similar in price, and from what I've heard and seen in tests, it's sharper than the 24-105 and has less distortion...not that the 24-105 has a lot. I strongly considered buying that lens, but went with the 24-105 because its range fit my shooting style better and had IS. But had IQ been the sole determining factor I would have gone the 24-70 route.
Great. Thanks for that. Now you have me thinking about spending MORE money.

The 24-70 has always been on the radar for me. If the image quality is that noticeable between the 24-105 and the 24-70, I'd probably just wait, save the money and go with that.
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