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8.5 out of 10

Canon EF-S 17-55mm f/2.8 IS USM

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Overall 8
8.0

upgrade w/o breaking the bank

P, B&H Photo
3 weeks ago
  • Excerpt: being just a hobbiest I am going from a standard lens that was included with my Canon RebelT3i to this lens. I wanted to upgrade my gear w/o maxing my CC. I was surprised by the size and weight but still easy to work with. I was looking for better sharpness and DOF for smaller space shooting areas--this lens is perfect!!
  • Pros: Durable, Easily Interchangeable
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Overall 8
8.0

Great Lens for the price

Angie F., Newegg
29 August 2014
  • Summary: This lens was a replacement for my kit lens. I'm more than happy with the lower apeture, and achieving a great balance for both indooor and out.
  • Pros: The lens is light, quiet, and is sharp. Very good lens for the price
  • Cons: Auto focus is a bit slow
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Overall 8
8.0

Work horse

EMS, B&H Photo
28 August 2014
  • Excerpt: I use this lens all the time and love it. The wide is enough for my needs and opening up to f2.8 is awesome. If I had to pick on it for a reason it would be that I wish it could be a longer zoom closer to 105mm.
  • Pros: Consistent Output, Durable, Easily Interchangeable, Fast / accurate auto-focus, Lightweight, Nice Bokeh, Rugged
  • Cons: 55mm Is Too Short
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Overall 8
8.0

Great Lens

Geno, B&H Photo
1 July 2014
  • Excerpt: Fantastic lens, a bit pricey. A lot of distortion at Wide Angle
  • Pros: Nice Bokeh
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Overall 8
8.0

Great lense for on the field.

albyrd, B&H Photo
7 May 2014
  • Excerpt: I use this lense the most with my blackmagic cinema camera. If you need a lense where you are out and about and you are not sure what you plan to capture this one is very versatile.
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Overall 8
8.0

Great value for a sharp lens.

Phil in MIdland, Amazon
31 March 2014
  • Summary: I've been using this lens for over 2 years now. It replaced the 17-85mm f4-5.6 that I bought several years ago. Here are some of my random comments about it. This lens is mounted on my camera (Canon 7d) more than any other lens. It is very sharp for a zoom, and I have tested the sharpness using FoCal and various test targets. The IS and auto-focus is effective and fast enough for me. There are times when I wish it would reach a bit further, maybe, 70mm.
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Overall 8
8.0

Fast sharp lens with one major defect

M in AZ, B&H Photo
18 March 2014
  • Excerpt: This is an excellent lens, very sharp, very fast, and of solid construction (although, as others have pointed out, not up to L caliber). It is a great lens especially for the price but there is one caveat - it suffers from marked lens flare.
  • Pros: Consistent Output, Nice Bokeh
  • Cons: Heavy
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Overall 8
8.0

Quality Lens

ag25, B&H Photo
26 December 2013
  • Excerpt: I'm a very casual shooter, and only occasionally take photos that are paid jobs. I got the lens since I value a large constant aperture over longer range like Canon's 15-85.I upgraded from the standard 18-55, and find I have more photos now that are out of focus, or mis-focus; however I don't know if this is due to the narrower depth of field at f/2.8, combined with personal bad judgement through the viewfinder, OR if the autofocus with this lens has a problem.
  • Pros: Quality, Reliable
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Overall 8
8.0

Canon 17-55 EF-S f2.8IS

Nick, B&H Photo
24 November 2013
  • Excerpt: I researched a lot and tried to figure out which lense would fit my needs without breaking the bank. So far so good, no creeping like others have stated, build not the same as my 24-105L but this is solid. This lense will be on my 60D 90% of the time! excited to do some portraits with it. Worth the money if you have a crop sensor camera.
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Overall 8
8.0

Nice fast lens for handheld photography

Pamhowdy, Adorama
22 November 2013
  • Excerpt: Nice fast lens for handheld photography. Quality glass for reasonable price for Rebel.
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