Top positive review
30 January 2016
I purchased this lens as I often visit London and got fed up of stitching photos together in editing software to get the shot I wanted.
I've had the kit lens ( Canon 18-55mm IS lens ) for so long I'd come accustomed for either settling for cropped images where I could not stand any further back. Or stitching images together which I never enjoyed.
The reviews both on here and on YouTube were both highly recommending this lens. So I thought I would go for it and I've not been disappointed.
The motor is very quiet and equally as smooth and the image stabilisation is an added treat. But for me the best aspect of this lens is the wide angle it offers.
The only slight niggle I have with this lens is using Neutral Density Graduated filters. At the lenses wide 10mm focal length you do see your own filter holder as two black bars on either side of the image. But this is the only slight draw back I've seen. Otherwise the lens is excellent.
I would go as far to say that this lens has given my trusty Canon EOS 550D a new least of life and it's a fantastic lens
I have added a couple of images. One at 18mm and one at 10mm to show how much difference the extra 8mm lets you get in to the frame. I was standing at the same spot for both photos.