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FORUMS Canon Cameras, Lenses & Accessories Canon EF and EF-S Lenses
Thread started 30 Mar 2007 (Friday) 07:28
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Poll"What is the best walkaround lens?"
Canon EF-S 10-22 f/3.5-4.5
133
2.3%
Canon EF 16-35 f/2.8 L
149
2.5%
Canon EF 17-40 f/4 L
323
5.5%
Canon EF-S 17-55 f/2.8 IS
687
11.7%
Canon EF-S 17-85 f/4-5.6 IS
234
4%
Canon EF-S 18-55 f/3.5-5.6 “Kit”
106
1.8%
Canon EF 24-70 f/2.8 L
714
12.1%
Canon EF 24-105 f/4 L IS
1125
19.1%
Canon EF 28-105 f/3.5-4.5
77
1.3%
Canon EF 28-135 f/3.5-5.6 IS
279
4.7%
Canon EF 24 f/2.8
15
0.3%
Canon EF 28 f/1.8
36
0.6%
Canon EF 28 f/2.8
13
0.2%
Canon EF 35 f/1.4 L
178
3%
Canon EF 35 f/2
36
0.6%
Canon EF 50 f/1.2 L
94
1.6%
Canon EF 50 f/1.4
162
2.7%
Canon EF 50 f/1.8
129
2.2%
Canon EF 85 f/1.2 L
60
1%
Canon EF 85 f/1.8
49
0.8%
Canon EF 100 f/2
21
0.4%
Canon EF 135 f/2 L
58
1%
Canon EF 135 f/2.8 Soft Focus
6
0.1%
Sigma 10-20 f/4-5.6 EX DC
41
0.7%
Sigma 15-30 f/3.5-4.5
6
0.1%
Sigma 17-70 f/2.8-4.5 DC
199
3.4%
Sigma 18-50 f/2.8 EX DC
56
1%
Sigma 18-125 f/3.5-5.6 DC
17
0.3%
Sigma 18-200 f/3.5-6.3 DC
55
0.9%
Sigma 28 f/1.8 EX
5
0.1%
Sigma 30 f/1.4 EX DC
65
1.1%
Tamron 17-35 f/2.8-4 Di
11
0.2%
Tamron 17-50 f/2.8 XR Di II
312
5.3%
Tamron 18-200 f/3.5-6.3 XR Di II
39
0.7%
Tamron 28-75 f/2.8 XR Di
151
2.6%
Tokina AT-X 124 AF PRO DX
23
0.4%
Other
147
2.5%
SIGMA 24-70mm f/2.8 EX DG
75
1.3%
Tamron 24-70 f/2.8 Di VC USD
2
0%
Canon EF 24-70mm f/4 L IS USM
1
0%
Sigma 24-105mm f/4 OS
0
0%
Tamron AF 18-270mm f/3.5-6.3 Di II VC LD Aspherical (IF) MACRO
0
0%
Canon EF 28-200mm f/3.5-5.6 USM
0
0%
Canon EF-S 15-85mm f/3.5-5.6 IS USM
2
0%

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HuskyKMA
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What? No option for the 800mm f/5.6L? :confused:

Fine then, 24-70mm f/2.8L gets my vote.

Oct 28, 2008 21:20

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haven't really tried many of the lenses but I love the 24-105!

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I'm surprised the 35 f/1.4 and the 50 f/1.2 each got less than 1% of the votes. I can't afford either, but if I could chose between the 35 f/1.4 or the 24-105 f/4 IS as my only lens, I'd choose the prime any day.

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There were two I was going to vote for, based on recent use and neither were on the list ?? (unless I missed them). For the last 4 months, my walk arounds have been the Tokina 11-16mm 2.8 and the Canon 60mm 2.8. Not sure why they were left off?

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I ticked the Tamron 17-50mm F/2.8.. I own and like this lens as a general purpose lens.. I often stick my Tamron SP AF 1.4X TC in my pocket just in case.. These two work well together..

Mar 14, 2009 08:13

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Does not surprise me that the 24-105 got such a high count!

Mar 14, 2009 08:35

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Rebel450D_Addict wrote in post #7521524external link
Does not surprise me that the 24-105 got such a high count!

In Scotland and New Zealand this lens 24-105 was my main lens and it was on my camera about 85% of the time, 10% my 16-35, and the rest between 70-200, 100 macro and 100-400.

Mar 14, 2009 09:57

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I have a crop body I'm stuck between the 17-55mm and 24-105mm. I love the L but there's much good review on the 17-55mm. This is my first expensive glass and I want the best choice possible cause it's going to be a while for me to upgrade again. I shoot cars, random things, and night. Was going for 17-55mm but with 500+ vote on the 24-105.. Stuck again, is it because 24-105mm get the FF vote 2?

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Tareq
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dorkiedoode wrote in post #7521829external link
I have a crop body I'm stuck between the 17-55mm and 24-105mm. I love the L but there's much good review on the 17-55mm. This is my first expensive glass and I want the best choice possible cause it's going to be a while for me to upgrade again. I shoot cars, random things, and night. Was going for 17-55mm but with 500+ vote on the 24-105.. Stuck again, is it because 24-105mm get the FF vote 2?

Yes, it is, and not only FF, even 1D series [1.3x] and also it is still great lens on crop bodies like 40D or 50D and xxxD series, this lens can be on any of my all Canon DSLRs cameras and it will work great, but 17-55 only on crop bodies then when upgrade you have to sell it or keep it only for crop bodies, and i will never try those ways of rear lens removing plastic or so to make this lens to fit on FF, so for that only 24-105 can get higher votes no doubt.

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My 24-105mm stays on my XTi body 95% of the time and only comes off when I use my 70-200mm lens for wildlife shots and my 50mm for closeup flower shots..

Mar 14, 2009 10:37 as a reply to Tareq's post 16 minutes earlier.

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I took a dive and went for the 17-55mm and hopefully upgrade to a 50D after I pay my debt for this glass. FF is not going to happen any time soon but damn the long zoom on the 24-105mm is so nice but I gotta have the wide angle and especially f/2.8. Sometime I get lazy and shoot indoor stuff to sell online.

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I voted Canon 17-55 2.8 IS for my crop body 50D.

Jun 02, 2009 09:33

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voted for 17-55

Jul 08, 2009 02:31

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Why EF-S 15-85mm f/3.5-5.6 IS USM is not included into list?

I think one of the best walkaround lenses because its performing quality similar to 17-55 and has wide focal length.

I voted for 17-55 and 24-70 btw.

Mar 21, 2010 13:01

Canon 550D + 24-105L + 18-55 IS + Canon 50mm f1.8 EF II

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burak.82 wrote in post #9841336external link
Why EF-S 15-85mm f/3.5-5.6 IS USM is not included into list?

Probably due to a couple of things:

1) The thread hasn't had any activity since July 2009 and is old as dirt before that;

2) The lens in question wasn't released until September 2009.

PM Mike (In2Photos) and ask him to update the poll to included this model. Welcome to POTN!

Mar 21, 2010 13:14

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