XF 16-55 versus XF 18-135

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Vic Chapman Veteran Member • Posts: 7,542
Re: Great Question

Sutto wrote:

Oops - sorry Vic it was Mrflash who commented on the 55 and 135 lenses - not you!

Sutto

Yes, I'm more in the other camp. I think the IQ of the 18-55 is a little better and the wider aperture a plus. At the long end the 55-200 surpasses it. Basically too much of a compromise (and price) for a comparatively modest zoom range - the comparison being with a Tammy 28-300mm on Nikon FF/APS which always surprised me with the quality of its output.

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