With my purchase justification squarely in tow, I went out today to run the lens through its paces on land before experimenting with its capabilities under the water. Elise and I went to the Mohammad Al Amin Mosque in downtown Beirut for a quick walk to explore the iconic landmark. I used the 16-35 lens to snap a few photos of the interior of the mosque. The image stabilization and incredible sharpness from corner to corner gave me some beautiful images. Here are a few for your perusing.