Is the 15-85mm really faster than 18-55 or 18-135?

Started Apr 6, 2013 | Discussions thread
Damoo
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Re: Is the 15-85mm really faster than 18-55 or 18-135?
In reply to Myer, Apr 23, 2013

I beg to differ. I also have the 15-85mm lens & use it quite frequently as well. But IMHO it is overpriced.

Optical quality is not as great as that of 17-55mm and sharpness is not better than the 18-55mm.

Surely the IS, the 2mm at the wide end and the additional zoom makes up for a good lens. Other than that the lens is an overpriced lens.

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