4 of 5 people found the following review helpful
I agonised for about a year before buying this lens. I had upgraded to the 7D which shipped with the excellent 15-85mm kit lens and I wanted some time to learn the camera before investing in new lenses. My secondary consideration is that I rarely shoot in anything other than fairly wide angle.
However, the reviews on this lens finally swung me and I got an excellent Amazon price. The first Saturday after purchase was very bright and sunny so I thought I'd head to the zoo for an initial try out.
I shot a couple of hundred images all at 200mm (obviously) all hand held with a high ISO and shutter speed so camera shake wouldn't be a worry. I was horrified to find when… Read more
85 of 87 people found the following review helpful
I bought this little beauty for my partner on a special deal recommendation from Amazon. Its incredibly good. I shoot with a Canon 7D and in good light for regular street/landscape/everyday shooting, its hard to spot on the PC which camera took the shot.
Battery life is great and its never been set to anything but full auto and it hasn't muffed a shot yet.
Excellent value for money for an everyday compact camera or even a backup on a more serious shoot.