Canon 135mm f/2 first reaction

Today I got a Canon 135mm f/2 lens.  After years of hearing how great a lens it was compounded with my desire to rely more heavily on primes for my non-sports work, I decided I’d make the jump as soon as I found a good deal on the lens.  Well, a good deal I found.  I haven’t had much time to work with it yet, but here are two quick photos I shot just to illustrate how sharp this thing is wide open at f/2.  Rarely, and I mean RARELY, do I ever shoot with my lens all the way open anymore, but I’d have no problem doing just that with this lens.  The main reason I won’t is because most lenses are slightly soft at their maximum aperture, but the 135 f/2 is freakin’ sharp.  No way around it.

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