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Mar 16, 2009 14:57 as a reply to  @ post 7534009 |  #166

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Mar 20, 2009 12:50 |  #167

I have one for sale if anyone is interested, great condition.




  
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Mar 22, 2009 23:41 |  #168

FociBC wrote in post #6989526 (external link)
I dislike this lens, but it can produce at times.

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Mar 22, 2009 23:48 |  #169

Its not a bad lense at all!


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Mar 24, 2009 07:50 as a reply to  @ Josue DG's post |  #170

Would this lens give me the same sharp result's as the 18-55 ?

I can pick one up very cheap and it give's me that little more distance over the 55mm...


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Mar 30, 2009 21:21 as a reply to  @ Martin.D's post |  #171

I've always liked this lens, first on my 350D and now on my 40D.

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Apr 06, 2009 07:33 |  #172

The review on ephotozine says this
positive points of the Canon EF-S 17-85mm IS USM are:
Excellent resolution holds up throughout the focal range.
IS system helps a lot in low light.
The lens makes a good replacement for kit lenses
The focal range ideal for a walkabout lens.

The negative points are:
Distortion is bad at the widest settings and a little CA creeps in.
Front lip is prone to damage.
Hood is an optional extra.

Can anyone explain Front lip prone to damage why



  
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Apr 11, 2009 10:25 |  #173

grandadraymond wrote in post #7676595 (external link)
Can anyone explain Front lip prone to damage why

I don't have a clue and I've had this lens for some time now and used it extensively without a problem. I took a look at the front lip and can't see any real difference between it and my other Canon lenses.

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Apr 11, 2009 17:27 |  #174

Here is a shot I took. It is six images self stitched together. Taken with the 17-85 lens.

This lens is wide but its not this wide, not even a 10mm is this wide. The river actually turns the other way it appears.


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May 07, 2009 01:55 as a reply to  @ cjm's post |  #175

Now relagated to travel duty, my 17-85 still performs quite well when called upon.

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May 11, 2009 17:58 as a reply to  @ Jason C's post |  #176

1st day with this lens, pretty happy so far. :)

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May 16, 2009 21:28 |  #177

After looking at all your photos, I am so tempted to get a used one. I have a Sigma -mm which I don't like the color. Should I get this lens even I have the Sigma?


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May 20, 2009 07:59 |  #178

i'm looking to trade one of these for a EF 28-135 IS lens, please look in the for sale trade.

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May 21, 2009 02:57 as a reply to  @ absolutic's post |  #180

Canon EF-S 17-85mm f/4-5.6 IS USM


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