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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

Sigma 70-300mm F/4-5.6 APO DG Macro - a very versatile lens

Advantages: Good value for money, versatile
Disadvantages: No image stabilisation

I bought this lens with a specific purpose in mind - photographing model aircraft in flight. I had previously used a Canon 80-200 mm which I found a bit too limiting at the long end of the range - an excellent lens, but not quite right for the job. The ...

Canonball 14.01.2010 · Read full review
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Review of Sigma 70-300mm f/4-5.6 APO DG Macro

Best lens I have

Advantages: Perfect picture quality, fast and silent
Disadvantages: Prime... Zoom and Dezoom with your feet

I bought this lens to do portrait work but then I find myself using it more and more for every kind of pictures, compressed landscape, flower, nature, anything really. The quality of the pictures is just too great to miss. This lens is well balanced on a ...

bardall 12.10.2009 · Read full review
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Review of Canon EF 85mm f/1.8 USM

great lens

Advantages: super fast, cheap, razor sharp
Disadvantages: none

...the canon EF 70-200mm F4.0 non IS lens. I have own this lens for just over 2 years and it is the best lens I have ever owned. I brought this lens because I wanted to replace my sigma 70-300mm lens which I got in a bundle with the camer ...

james1404 27.09.2010 · Read full review
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Review of Canon EF 70-200mm f/4.0L USM