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8.6 out of 10

Canon EF-S 18-200mm f/3.5-5.6 IS

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Overall 6
6.0

Not particularly good

Adorama
22 May 2014
  • Excerpt: I've had this lens for about a month. I've used it for some landscape, some street pictures around town and some shots of flower gardens and macro photos of flowers. I've used it on a 50D body and a T3i body about equally. I've shot three or four hundred frames with it.Overall, I'd say that it's a pretty mediocre lens. Photozone.de has described it as "substandard".
  • Pros: Lightweight, Wide Focal Length Range
  • Cons: Lens Creep, Poor image quality, Poor in Low Light
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Overall 6
6.0

Very Heavy

starryeyestara, B&H Photo
20 April 2013
  • Excerpt: I rated this a 3 minly becuase it is so heavy. It works great so far.
  • Cons: Heavy
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Overall 6
6.0
Value for money 6
6.0
Features 6
6.0
Performance 8
8.0
Overall quality 6
6.0

good enough

cameraman, Canon
13 February 2013
  • Conclusion: this lens came with my camera package from Costco. It does take great photos but I dislike the fact that when taking close ups at 18mm there is a shadow at the bottom of the picture. I also extremely dislike the weight and the fact that the lens will not stay at the zoom I am at if I tip the camera forward.
  • Pros: Superior build quality, Super-sharp images
  • Cons: lens creep, lens shadow at 18mm, weight
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Overall 6
6.0

Very heavy for the Rebel Xs

twoladiesmom, Amazon
24 January 2012
  • Summary: I purchased this as an upgrade lens for my Canon Rebel XS. After reading many reviews I decided to give this lens a go, I was looking to upgrade from the kit 18-55, to a lens that could offer quality optics as well as an all-in-one lens. I am a mom and I primarily use my camera for pictures of my children to scenic views of our outings. My children are still young so I couldn't afford the time to change lenses to get the perfect shot.
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Overall 6
6.0
Value for money 6
6.0
Features 6
6.0
Performance 6
6.0
Overall quality 8
8.0

beginner lens

rudeboy, Canon
24 August 2011
  • Conclusion: The lens is big and heavy but feels good and balanced on my 60D.......but my tripod wasn't strong enough to hold it up while i was shooting video of a model. The thing attracts dust like crazy and the 200 side isn't long enough. Autofocus is not bad and images are sharp but not great.
  • Pros: Superior build quality
  • Cons: Slow auto-focus, Semi-sharp images, Poor build quality
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Overall 6
6.0

beginner lens

rudeboy, Adorama
24 August 2011
  • Excerpt: The lens is big and heavy but feels good and balanced on my 60D.......but my tripod wasn't strong enough to hold it up while i was shooting video of a model. The thing attracts dust like crazy and the 200 side isn't long enough. Autofocus is not bad and images are sharp but not great.
  • Pros: Superior build quality
  • Cons: Poor build quality, Semi-sharp images, Slow Auto-Focus
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Overall 6
6.0

Excited about using this.

KJ, B&H Photo
4 May 2011
  • Excerpt: I haven't had a chance to use this product much but have heard great things about it and am very excited.
  • Pros: Durable, Easily Interchangeable, Fast / accurate auto-focus, Lightweight, Rugged
  • Cons: NONE
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Overall 6
6.0
Value for money 6
6.0
Features 8
8.0
Performance 8
8.0
Overall quality 6
6.0

not to bad

scotth, Canon
19 April 2011
  • Conclusion: So I'm not quite sure how to rate this. I bought it solely so I didn't have to take my professional quality L lenses on vacation to the mountains camping, or just out when we go see family and that. I feel more comfortable leaving the big $$ lenses at home. So I knew when i ordered it I wasn't going to have the same quality. I knew that going in. So here are my thoughts. I found the auto focus to be quick and quiet. It focused where I wanted it to.
  • Pros: Fast auto-focus
  • Cons: Semi-sharp images
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Overall 6
6.0

not to bad

scotth, Adorama
19 April 2011
  • Excerpt: So I'm not quite sure how to rate this. I bought it solely so I didn't have to take my professional quality L lenses on vacation to the mountains camping, or just out when we go see family and that. I feel more comfortable leaving the big $$ lenses at home. So I knew when i ordered it I wasn't going to have the same quality. I knew that going in. So here are my thoughts. I found the auto focus to be quick and quiet. It focused where I wanted it to.
  • Pros: Fast auto-focus
  • Cons: Semi-sharp images
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Overall 6
6.0

Great Range But Limited Sharpness

Todd, B&H Photo
2 March 2011
  • Excerpt: Great to have on camera if you can only pack one lens and may need the wide angle or extra zoom. Very handy for indoor shots. I also have the 28 - 135 IS USM and you can definitely tell it takes sharper pictures.
  • Pros: Lightweight
  • Cons: Blurry Focus, Lens Creep
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