Warning: Canon EF 24-70mm f/2.8L II USM – $1799 (B&H Photo)

Exceptionally good deal for the amazing Canon EF 24-70mm f/2.8L II USM lens: B&H has it on sale for just $1799 after a $200 mail-in rebate. Please note: the price first goes down to $1999 when the lens is added to the cart, and then you claim the $200 MIR. Free shipping and 2% rewards.

This lens is usually priced $2299, that means you get a $500 discount on one of Canon’s best regarded full-frame lenses! If you are on the fence for the Canon EF 24-70mm f/2.8L II then this may be your chance.

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New Tokina AT-X PRO 24–70mm f/2.8 SD (IF) FX Lens Was On Show at CP+

Tokina AT-X PRO 24–70mm

Image courtesy: Optyczne

Another competitor is entering the 24-70mm game for full-frame DSLRs. The Tokina AT-X PRO 24–70 mm f/2.8 SD (IF) FX was seen on display at CP+. The lens is rumored to be announced at Photokina later this year.

It’s getting crowded in the 24-70mm offerings. Besides Canon’s own EF 24-70mm f/2.8L II USM (price & specs) and EF 24-70mm f/4L IS USM (price & specs), there are also the Tamron AF 24-70mm f/2.8 VC (price & specs) and the also rumored Sigma 24-70mm f/2 OS HSM (expected to be announced during 2014) not to mention the highly popular Canon EF 24-105mm f/4L IS USM (price & specs) and the new, outstanding Sigma 24-105mm f/4 DG OS HSM (price & specs), which is defined as the new reference standard for professionals by DxOMark.

[Optyczne via Photo Rumors]