Summary: I bought this lens for portraits and realized quickly that the lens was also perfect for taking pictures during basketball season. I love a fixed lens, and this one is one of the best. SUPER glad I bought it.
Summary: I am replacing a 70-200 2.8 with this, reluctantly. However, I am pleased with the results and quality. Very sturdy build, which I like. I feel like I could drop it and not damage it. Much lighter than a telephoto lens with a wide aperture. A tad on the noisy side.
Summary: I bought this lens before going to a concert at a very small, intimate club that is known for insanely low light levels. It performed like a champ on my D7000. I was getting great shots while other photogs were grumbling obscenities.