Lenses that keep me shooting APS-C

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Abu Mahendra
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Lenses that keep me shooting APS-C
4 weeks ago

I've got a 6D and several EF lenses, but I still keep one foot in APS-C, the main reason being that there are a few very compelling lenses on the EF-M or EF-S mounts that have no close parallels or alternatives on the EF mount. The lenses that keep me with one foot in APS-C are:

Sigma 18-35 f/1.8 Art

Why? It's the highest resolving optic for Canon APS-C. 'Nuff said

FF alternative? the Canon 24-70II, at nearly 3x the price

Canon EF-M 11-22 f/4-5.6 STM IS

Why? Great image quality, small size, light weight and IS on UW focal range

FF alternative? Till the introduction of the EF 16-35IS, there was none. Still that new lens is 3x the price, 2.5x the weight and quite bigger

Canon EF-M 22 f/2 STM

Why? Inexpensive, small, light, fast and very good IQ

FF alternative? The 40Pancake, but that lens cannot be mounted natively on a camera as small as the M

Canon EF-S 55-250 STM

Why? Moderately priced, smallist, light, 3.5-stop IS and very good IQ

FF alternative? EF 100-400, but much heavier, larger, pricier and the IS is not as good

There you have it.

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