EF-S 17-55 or EF 24-108L for 7D...

Started Aug 23, 2010 | Discussions thread
Rakumi Veteran Member • Posts: 6,256
You hit it on the nose...

They both have different uses. The 17-55 is better for landscape and indoor photos but is a bit weak in the area of zooming outdoors for like you said, the zoo. The 24-105 can do a bit of landscape (not as good though), and can do ok indoors if the light is decent (especially non moving subjects) but is strong as a general purpose outdoors when your unsure if you need to get a bit wide or zoom in close to a subject.

I find the 24-105 suits my needs a bit more. You must ask yourself which fits you most.
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