Second Lens Purchase: 35mm, 15-85mm, ?, ?...

Started Jul 10, 2013 | Discussions thread
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confyushis Senior Member • Posts: 1,070
15-85 or 17-5_ f/2.8 ...

raptor402 wrote:

My friend wants a general multipurpose lens.

if he's looking for a great zoom range that will cover many shooting scenarios on day trips, he should consider the 15-85mm ...

if he's looking for a lower-light photos and/or blurred background portraits, he should consider any one of the 17-5_mm lenses by canon, sigma, and tamron ...

both options are very well regarded ... can't go wrong with either lens ...

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Canon EOS 550D Canon EOS Rebel SL1 Canon EF-S 15-85mm f/3.5-5.6 IS USM Sigma 30mm F1.4 EX DC HSM Sigma 8-16mm F4.5-5.6 DC HSM +3 more
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