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Canon EF-S 15-85mm f/3.5-5.6 IS USM

 
KenjiS
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Jan 26, 2012 01:26 |  #2251

peterbj7 wrote in post #13768119external link
I wasn't offered it...

Its only available in some markets..

oddly the US doesnt get it as an option for 7D kitting, We only have the option of the 18-135 (Which is kinda eh..) or the 28-135 (Which is also eh)

I bought mine when it first came out, Got the 7D after, I feel this lens is THE kit lens for the 7D like the 24-105L is for the 5DII


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Jan 26, 2012 01:54 |  #2252

KenjiS wrote in post #13770425external link
Its only available in some markets..

I bought mine when it first came out, Got the 7D after, I feel this lens is THE kit lens for the 7D like the 24-105L is for the 5DII

For sure. I did the same (550D/T2i though) Only time it comes off is when I'm after a bit more reach. Perfect walkaround lens for my requirements.




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Jan 26, 2012 08:55 |  #2253

speedync wrote in post #13770515external link
For sure. I did the same (550D/T2i though) Only time it comes off is when I'm after a bit more reach. Perfect walkaround lens for my requirements.

For me its been tending to be left at home in favor of my 28mm or 50mm primes..i simply need the aperture for isolation effect half the time...


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Jan 26, 2012 11:20 |  #2254

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Jan 26, 2012 11:22 |  #2255

KenjiS wrote in post #13770425external link
Its only available in some markets..

oddly the US doesnt get it as an option for 7D kitting, We only have the option of the 18-135 (Which is kinda eh..) or the 28-135 (Which is also eh)

I bought mine when it first came out, Got the 7D after, I feel this lens is THE kit lens for the 7D like the 24-105L is for the 5DII

I agree. It has the right focal length range for general use and wonderful image quality (and your review was a major factor in convincing me to get one :D).


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Arte ­ Automobilistica
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Jan 28, 2012 16:40 |  #2256

speedync wrote in post #13770515external link
For sure. I did the same (550D/T2i though) Only time it comes off is when I'm after a bit more reach. Perfect walkaround lens for my requirements.

Mine is welded to my X4. A perfect combination.


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Jan 29, 2012 08:07 |  #2257

Learning photography has been very intriguing for me - still a long way to go, but I keep on trying...

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Jan 29, 2012 11:38 |  #2258

stsva wrote in post #13772278external link
Very nice auto shots!

Shows the IQ very well in these shots...


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Jan 30, 2012 14:30 |  #2259

michgirl wrote in post #13787567external link
Learning photography has been very intriguing for me - still a long way to go, but I keep on trying...

I'm the same! But it's sure fun trying.
I just purchased the 15-85mm lens today as my everyday walk around lens. I can't wait to try it out.


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Jan 30, 2012 16:03 |  #2260

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Jan 31, 2012 11:58 |  #2261

I just got back from a trip to Machu Picchu. The only lens I took was the 15-85 IS mounted on my 60D. It did everything I wanted from close ups of Moche portrait vases in museums to cathedral ceilings to portraits of Andean people selling wares at local markets. Needless to say it did a superb job at Machu Picchu itself. The only other thing I took was a 430EX flash for fill purposes. The 15-85 is a superb lens!


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Dawud
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Feb 01, 2012 03:41 |  #2262

HughR wrote in post #13800652external link
I just got back from a trip to Machu Picchu. The only lens I took was the 15-85 IS mounted on my 60D. It did everything I wanted from close ups of Moche portrait vases in museums to cathedral ceilings to portraits of Andean people selling wares at local markets. Needless to say it did a superb job at Machu Picchu itself. The only other thing I took was a 430EX flash for fill purposes. The 15-85 is a superb lens!

Show us the pics! :D

I'm selling the 18-200 tonight and just placed my order for this lens. I hav high hopes for this lens.


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Robinson ­ Crusoe
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Feb 01, 2012 08:42 |  #2263

Dawud wrote in post #13805175external link
Show us the pics! :D

I'm selling the 18-200 tonight and just placed my order for this lens. I hav high hopes for this lens.

You'll miss the wide zoom range and long end, but you won't regret, i'm sure about that ;)


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Feb 01, 2012 17:09 as a reply to Robinson Crusoe's post |  #2264

Taken indoors on a Winter's afternoon without tripod. The results always amaze me.

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Feb 02, 2012 01:33 |  #2265

Robinson Crusoe wrote in post #13805878external link
You'll miss the wide zoom range and long end, but you won't regret, i'm sure about that ;)

My longest lens for a few years was a 24-105 on a 5D, so I'll manage.
Ow and also have a 100-400 :D

The image quality of the 18-200 was, for me, to big of a compromise.
I'm hoping the 15-85 will deliver.


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