Lens upgrade

I haven't bought a new lens in, hmm..., about a decade. I finally just sold my old 24-70mm and upgraded to the newer version. Same lens. No macro though... 

Photo with the new 24-70mm/2.8 II 

Photo with the new 24-70mm/2.8 II 

Photo with the original 24-70mm/2.8. I could get way closer with the old lens. 

Photo with the original 24-70mm/2.8. I could get way closer with the old lens. 

I've only shot one assignment with the new lens so far. Here's one of the photos:

High school science lab, shot with the 24-70mm/2.8 II. 

High school science lab, shot with the 24-70mm/2.8 II.