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The Canon 55-250mm IS is what Sherlock Holmes would use!

Advantages: nice zoom, sharp focus, premium feel
Disadvantages: some pincushion and barrel distortion, slight curvature of focal plane, some colour fringing

...Since my previous review about the 18-55 IS lens was very well received, I decided to sort of iterate on that and review little kit lens' bigger brother, the Canon EF-S 55-250 IS lens, which is in fact another kit lens, a sort of continuation of the previ ...

easycom 25.08.2013 · Read full review
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Review of Canon EF-S 55-250mm f4-5.6 IS

Brilliant Lens - Brilliant Price

Advantages: Price, Quality
Disadvantages: None

...I bought this lens to accompany my Canon EOS 450d and it really has been a brilliant purchase. Pick one up on Amazon for well under £200 which is an absolute bargain. It has very good build quality and you really will notice the picture quality differen ...

quininho 28.01.2010 · Read full review
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Review of Canon EF-S 55-250mm f4-5.6 IS

nifty fifty

Advantages: light , autofocus is fast and sharp
Disadvantages: made of plastic

...a keen photography enthusiast i have decided to take a plunge and upgrade my old Sony a200 system (that i couldn’t get on with) to a canon 7d – the first mistake i have made was buying expensive body and not having the funds to buy a decent lens. I ...

raija88 23.04.2012 · Read full review
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Review of Canon EF lens - 50 mm F/1.8 for Canon EF

Cheap as chips but still flashy

Advantages: Cheap, lightweight, sharp pictures
Disadvantages: Noisy motor, lack of zoom

...Anyone who has an interest in photography using SLR’s and particularly Canon bodies should take a look at this prime 50mm lens. Extremely inexpensive for what it is, it delivers sharp images and does exactly what it says on the tin. The feel of the lens ...

carlz2001 03.09.2012 · Read full review
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Review of Canon EF lens - 50 mm F/1.8 for Canon EF

Canon 50mm!

Advantages: easy to use, great depth of field and image quality, reasonably priced
Disadvantages: none

I received this Canon 50mm prime lens for my camera last Christmas. ~ Prime lenses ~ A prime len is a fixed lens and this lens is fixed at 50mm so instead of using the optical zoom to zoom in and out, a prime lens means that you, as the photographer, ha ...

aclevername 03.10.2013 · Read full review
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Review of Canon EF lens - 50 mm F/1.8 for Canon EF