Playing around with the Canon 70-200mm f2.8L IS USM on my 7D

Well, for a long time I’ve wondered what it’s like to use the Canon 70-200mm f2.8L IS USM, which seems to be the perfect lens for quite a few applications such as sports photography, wildlife shots, and covering low-light indoor events from a  distance. It turns out a fellow Microsoft co-worker named “Gavin Gee” (we’ve gotten eachother’s mail over the years quite a bit :) ) was kind enough to loan me this lens over the weekend to do some photo work for church.

As the lady from  Napoleon Dynamite said- “I WANT THAT!”

This lens is transforms your camera from “a camera with a lens attached to it” into “a lens with a camera attached to it”.


Here’s some shots I took walking around the neighborhood for a few minutes and in my studio:


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2 thoughts on “Playing around with the Canon 70-200mm f2.8L IS USM on my 7D”

  1. Hey, those shots are great. Looks like you will be saving some pennies to be procuring one of those lenses in the future.


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