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Monday, July 13, 2009

Canon EF-S 17-55mm f/2.8 IS Lens Personal Review

Aloha!
I've been using the Canon EF-S 17-55mm f/2.8 IS lens for about 2 years and have to say, it's the best all around lens i own. It's not TOO heavy, like my 70-200 L lens, and it has a great range. It is my most used lens.
When i only feel like taking my small holster camera bag, i take this lens.
The Image Stabilizer feature really makes this lens useful in low light situations and allows me to leave my tripod at home.

Pros:
Super Sharp
Fast 2.8 Lens
Nice Background Blur
Lighter than the 24-70 L lens
Wider Range than 24-70 L lens
Image Stabilizer is very effective
Cons
Not weather sealed
The zoom creeps out when the camera is pointed down.
does not come with a hood

1 Comments:

Blogger neil said...

It's an amazing lens. Up to now, I've been using the 28-135mm and have been very happy with it. Now I can't image when I'll use the 28-135 again as the 17-55mm is now my daily walkaround lens.

dsi r4

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