18-55 kit lens or 17-85 help please!?

Started Apr 4, 2012 | Discussions thread
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Re: 18-55 kit lens or 17-85 help please!?
In reply to EJDarcy, Apr 8, 2012

EJDarcy wrote:

I know that the 17-85 is not perfect, and I also know the 15-85 is a much better lens. However, I can't justify that cost right now, so that one is not in the cards.

The lens is disappointing in many respects but it gives you greater focal length - useful when snapping candids and for getting that nice blurred background. Pick up 17-85 second hand. Sell it to fund the 15-85 when you've saved up.

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