500D+ 55-250mm IS for pet photos?

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OP rochester21 Senior Member • Posts: 1,212
Re: 500D+ 55-250mm IS for pet photos?

Ray UK wrote:

The original 55-250 IS is okay but nowhere near as good as the later 55-250 IS STM model.

If you are only going to produce small prints or show your pictures on the web then the early one should be adequate.

Can`t be worse than the dreaded EF 8-200 lens, my first ever dslr lens. It was a nightmare, took 5 minutes to get a shot in focus. But even with that abomination on the old 400D i did manage to get a number of decent images.

I really cannot fathom the 55-250mm IS II being worse than this:

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