what lens kit to buy with T4i

Started Jul 10, 2012 | Discussions thread
klassenl
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Re: what lens kit to buy with T4i
In reply to Pete4, Jul 10, 2012

In my experience with the 18-135 the image quality is as good as the 18-55. The design is newer than the 18-55 so it -should- be better in the image stabilization part as well as manufacturing refinement part (not really a big deal). There is more optical compromise on the wide and long ends as it is still a consumer lens. Focus speed is as good or better than the 18-55. The focal length is quite good in my opinion, in others maybe not. I have two gripes, the first is zoom creep (creepier than a 40 year old guy with a mullet at a high school dance or something like that), and the other is minimum focus distance which is very poor.

Overall I would give it the same rating as the 18-55.

Mine is for sale if you want it.

The above opinions are for the old version not the STM version.

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XS / 18-55 / 18-135 (for sale) / 70-200 f4 L / NissinDi622 / Manfrotto MY 7302 Remember, ALWAYS think for yourself.

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Canon EOS 1000D Canon EF 17-40mm f/4.0L USM Canon EF 70-200mm f/4.0L USM Sigma 24-105mm F4 DG OS HSM +2 more
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