07-02-2014 11:25 PM
So I just purchased the 70-200 f/4 L series non-IS lens and instead of being pure white it is more greyish/tanish color. Is this normal. Most images I see have it as pure white. I purchased it from Best Buy.
07-02-2014 11:56 PM
Yes, the "white" lenses are actually slightly off-white with a bit of a grayish "putty" like color.
07-03-2014 12:54 PM
07-03-2014 12:59 PM
Like Campbell said, it's normal. Advertising photos tend to make things whiter to look more attractive. It's a great lens. I love it.
Really? Deep and enduring affection?
07-03-2014 01:21 PM
07-03-2014 01:28 PM
You bet. It is my first L lens. Bought it in 2000 for less than $400 (it was a deal on Dell). I used it so much that the rubber for the focus/zoom had turn white. But I got some of those silicon cloth (to clean guns) to clean it, and now it's sparkling new. 🙂
07-04-2014 10:51 AM - edited 07-04-2014 10:53 AM
It is a very good lens. Well worth the money. You will love it too. Ignore the sarcasm here.
07-04-2014 11:24 AM
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