Change in lenses - Giving up my loved 17-55 for?

Started Nov 3, 2012 | Discussions thread
ForumParentFirstPreviousNextNext unread
Flat view
BellevueWA
Forum MemberPosts: 87
Like?
Change in lenses - Giving up my loved 17-55 for?
Nov 3, 2012

Hey all

I currently have the following for my Canon 7D:

Canon 10-22

Canon 17-55

Canon 28-135

Canon 50 1.4

Canon 70-200 2.8L (1st Gen)

The lenses I use the most are Canon 70-200 and 17-55 followed by the 10-22. 28-135, not used often, at all.

I am currently sending my 17-55 to Canon for cleaning/service - I LOVE this lens, LOVE it but being a push pull lens or maybe a non-L, it's very susceptible to dust. In a cleaner environment (indoor, portraits) it would be great - but I'm outside! I do a lot of landscape, agriculture and occasionally sports - so, I love 2.8 but could 'maybe' settle for 4.0.

I want to sell my 17-55 - any suggestions on a new lens to fill the gap or new lineup if I also sold the 28-135 too (although, a nominal amount of $ from that one!)? What do you LOVE in this range of 17-55 that may be a better option/upgrade? I'd prefer EF - although, I don't think it matters, there aren't really any EF-S options from here anyway!

Any suggestions, comments, feedback would be greatly appreciated!

Canon EOS 7D
If you believe there are incorrect tags, please send us this post using our feedback form.
ForumParentFirstPreviousNextNext unread
Flat view
ForumParentFirstPreviousNextNext unread
Keyboard shortcuts:
FForum PPrevious NNext WNext unread UUpvote SSubscribe RReply QQuote BBookmark post MMy threads
Color scheme? Blue / Yellow