Excerpt: This is one of the few Canon lenses that I would recommend with my eyes closed to anyone using an APS-C camera. L lenses are exceptionally good, but also very expensive. This 55-250 mm is very, very good outdoors, has excellent image quality and great sharpness.
Pros: Compact Design, Easy To Use, Improves Picture Quality, Lightweight
Excerpt: I do think the quality of the lens is great. I'm not so fond of the 55mm low end range of the lens though. It is a fairly narrow lens. Being used to an 18-270mm lens (which I don't think is a real 270), it is very nice to have the ability to use it as my one go-to lens if I don't want to carry the...
this lens was perfect! My pictures turned out great
2 December 2015
Summary: I don't know much about cameras but needed a longer lens to take photos of my son at his football games from the stands, this lens was perfect! My pictures turned out great! I have a Canon Rebel EOS T3. It was a good price for an entry level lens and perfect for what I needed it for.