Not to bad, for general, non-pro usage

Started Jul 16, 2018 | User reviews thread
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Kreitmann Contributing Member • Posts: 650
Not to bad, for general, non-pro usage

Its a small lens, its a kit-lens. The aperture is slow, the AF its not fast. IQ needs help from software correction. Still, for the money and the size, this is a great kit-lens. If you don't need more, don't want to carry more, or you are afraid sand or other bad things might damages your valuable L zooms, grab this one instead. The zoom-range is in the "normal" / "boring" rage, so if your photo are no good, there is just you to blame for it. The macro capability is ok, but the are no other special skills. For general photography, for kid, beginners, and casual shooters, this lens is a good option.

 Kreitmann's gear list:Kreitmann's gear list
Canon EOS 80D Canon EOS 5D Mark IV Canon EF 300mm f/4.0L IS USM Canon TS-E 45mm f/2.8 Canon EF 100mm F2.8L Macro IS USM +9 more
Canon EF-S 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6 IS STM
Zoom lens • Canon EF-S • 8114B002
Announced: Mar 21, 2013
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