Not really a wedding photographer’s lens, this one! I’m taking it on vacation and wanted something really big and heavy to defend myself with if I’m attacked by a grizzly. This will do the trick. Weighs about 3.5 lbs. And with the hood on, it seems like it’s about three feet long. (In fact, bit more than 12″ end to end.) Big change for me.
Makes me think of the famous scene in Crocodile Dundee where Paul Hogan calmly disses a would-be mugger, by saying, “That’s not a knife. That’s a knife.”