Reviews and Problems with Canon EF-S 55-250mm f/4-5.6 IS
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but I used my older one and it worked just fine so I ended up returning this one
Rebecca Rasmussen, Amazon
3 March 2016
Summary: I had a hard time getting this lens to focus. I've used them in the past, but this one was trickier for me. I imagine it was user error, but I used my older one and it worked just fine so I ended up returning this one. It is a great lens though. I just may have gotten a less than perfect one.
Summary: This lens is good, but not great. This lens is a good complement to the 18-55 Kit lens. If you are photographing anything that is fast moving, I would not recommend this lens. This lens struggles to produce sharp photos on fast moving subjects.
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...
Summary: The lens is the IS STM model and the picture quality is very good. The lens itself gets 4-5 stars. The lens I received is gray market - no US warranty - hence the lowball price. The accessories received with it are very poor quality - cheap - the UV filter noticeably degraded the sharpness of the...
Excerpt: I purchased this lens a few weeks ago and have used it at one big event. I was impressed with the handheld images I was able to get during an outdoor, late afternoon wedding. The autofocus is silent; it's also quick while on static subjects.
Excerpt: I have been using this lens for 6 months regularly. It was purchased as a refurb. Generally, it has functioned very well, mechanically. The focusing motor is good and I don't feel that it is noisy.