Is there a lens with a zoom like the 15-45mm but faster?

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KevinRA Contributing Member • Posts: 790
Re: Is there a lens with a zoom like the 15-45mm but faster?

Jeff Peterman wrote:

Fairly big even when not adapted! But a great lens, with L-quality optics.

I think it may depend somewhat on copies - many reports and my experience with one copy of the 17-55 f/2.8  (which I returned) was sub-modern-L at least.  Very large combination and giving in effect a 27-88mm f/4.5 on full frame so not really exciting to me.  And large!

The sigma 18-35mm f/1.8 seems the best bet for the moderate wide - standard range in a zoom - still large though and no IS.

I've stuck so far with the lowly 15-45mm - the results IQ wise at f/8 just as good for my use as the 17-55 I had at a fraction of the size.

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