While people may take fancy to the AOV of 110°, it also comes with its own unusual characteristics. Not understanding those can quickly result in frustration. Still, if you are willing to set aside sometime to climb the learning curve you can get results that will be the envy of others. The extreme focal length plus its cost may curtail its popularity. However, this is perhaps the best lens in its class. The high price is due to the advanced technology used in this lens and its superior performance.