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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 18-250 mm Lens - A Zoom With A View

Advantages: Compact for such a powerful lens. Good build quality. Probably the only size of lens I'll need.
Disadvantages: All zooms are something of a quality compromise.

I’ve always liked having a camera that can have interchangeable lenses, even if I don’t buy (m)any. In the case of my current DSLR (Digital Single Lens reflex) a Nikon D7000, I do actually have two lenses. a) The 18-105 mm ‘standard zoom’ supplied with t ...

BNibbles 01.02.2014 · Read full review
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Review of Sigma telephoto zoom lens - 18 mm - 250 mm F/3.5-6.3 for Nikon F

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

Canon 70-200mm F4 L

Advantages: Light, excellent quality
Disadvantages: Attention grabbing

...One of the cheaper of Canon's excellent 'L' series professional lenses, I bought this lens for a safari trip in South Africa. Twinned with a Canon 300D, it gave sufficient length for the price. It is also very solid, and coped with several hard knocks w ...

rhubarbthecat 12.09.2006 · Read full review
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Review of Canon EF 70-200mm f/4.0L USM