Sigma AF 17-70mm f/2.8-4.5 DC macro instead of Canon 17-85mm IS?

Started Aug 17, 2009 | Discussions thread
johnbachel
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Re: Sigma AF 17-70mm f/2.8-4.5 DC macro instead of Canon 17-85mm IS?
In reply to Clyde Frog, Aug 22, 2009

I had the Sigma 17-70 and agree that it is a very good lens for the money. The wide opening at 17mm is useful in low light. However, you should keep in mind that if you can afford a lens with IS, it will help you get blur free shots, particularly when you are using it near 70mm.

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