Summary: I got this lens via a wharehouse deal and it was described as new but when it arrived it was broken and the aperture lever was jammed so it had to go back.Iwish they would check the item befor dispatch as it is a pain to have to reurn knackered items.
Summary: Having spent many hours online reading through very positive forum entries and reviews about this lens I finally ordered one on Amazon. After it arrived (after only 2 days, one of which was a Sunday!) I couldn't wait to go out and test it. It comes with a little pouch and hood and the build quality really impressed me for a lens of that price. I went to the beach with the kids on a cloudy day with some sunny spells in between, i.e.