Canon 17-55 impressions (vs 17-40)

Started Jun 17, 2006 | Discussions thread
carlk Forum Pro • Posts: 15,940
Re: i agree

Same here. Always give me a strange feeling when I see these sharp images that actually don't need sharpening. I still do a little USM but probably only about 50% as what I would normally use. It's really a nice feeling that you don't need to struggle between not enough and too much sharpening. BTW all of my other lenses are not bad lens.

With all the comparison in the world just the IQ alone will keep me from going back to anything else.

Lee Baby Simms wrote:

" My results from the 17-55 are like that. In almost
every photo, there's a part of it that just looks off the chart on
sharpness. It's still surprising because it looks sharper than the
scene I remember shooting. Wow - I'm using USM far less often as a

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