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6.8 out of 10

Canon EF-S 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6

A standard zoom exclusively for the EOS Digital Rebel and EOS 20 Read more

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Overall 4

Incorrect photo for product title.

Andrew V, Amazon
29 September 2014
  • Summary: Beware of the listing, as the photo does not match the title. There are several versions of this lens which appear similar, and the photo is of the earlier non-"USM" version, which many of the listings are selling. The lens you get may match the picture, but you won't be getting the "USM" version. Verify with the seller which lens you will be receiving.
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Overall 10

I like it! I recommend this

Ihar, Amazon
29 July 2014
Overall 10

This would be a great addition to any photography bag.

parrot_head_26, Ebay
1 June 2014
Overall 8

Costs little and will be a good starter lens

rlubell, Ebay
2 June 2013
  • Summary: Lightweight very slow kit lenses that is sharp as a tack. Don't get stuck in a dark room with this one. If you have little money it is a great start. Better is the Canon 17 to 40mm.
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Canon EF-S 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6 IS review by prithul1311

prithul1311, slrgear.com
7 May 2013
  • Summary: Here are some samples of this lens http://www.flickr.com/photos/abdullahmahmud1311/8708636529/in/photostream http://www.flickr.com/photos/abdullahmahmud1311/8714219882/in/photostream http://www.flickr.com/photos/abdullahmahmud1311/
  • Pros: Good Kit Lens , Image Stabilization
  • Cons: Plastic Built
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Overall 10

Great lens, easy to use, Sharp, quick focusing, compact.

duncanphoto, Ebay
4 February 2013

Canon EF-S 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6 IS review by Apricane

Apricane, slrgear.com
16 September 2012
  • Summary: Good as a kit lens, but I wouldn't buy it otherwise unless I had no other choice. I spent almost no time upgrading mine to a 15-85mm.
  • Pros: Light & Small, Sharp, Good IQ
  • Cons: Slow and noisy AF, filter ring rotates, feels like a toy
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Canon EF-S 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6 IS review by shroud72

shroud72, slrgear.com
29 September 2011
  • Summary: Not a bad kit lens or starting lens to have as it performs above average although it is not exceptional in any one thing. I recently reviewed by photo collection and saw that among my personal favorite photos this lens took a lot of them. A great starter lens capable of taking decent enough photos until you need a lens capable of lower light shots.
  • Pros: decent kit lens, IS works well, center sharp with decent corners
  • Cons: build quality is cheap
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Canon EF-S 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6 IS review by luke

luke, slrgear.com
10 June 2011
  • Summary: This lens came with my T2i. I used it in Europe and Corsica and found the images to be good, but I also was using a 24-105 L at the same time and the images from it were always better, obviously. I also have owned the first generation 18-55mm without IS and could not really tell a difference in the quality, build-wise or optically. I thought this lens was good, but not good enough to keep.
  • Pros: sharp, light, compact, IS, cheap price
  • Cons: plastic mount, build quality, bad zoom and focus rings
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Overall 8

make great memories

stephen dixon, Amazon
22 February 2011
  • Summary: This lens is great and if you want to take some amazing pictures I would suggest it for its great versatility. This lens is the first that we have gotten and it does what we need so far. Great for beginning!!!
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