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The 24-70L is really nice... but it's heavy as f**k. It's nickname is "the brick".

I'd suggest you try the 24-105L. Smaller aperture, but it can still get some nice bokeh with a little practice, is a much more versatile lens and is very light. A great high-quality primary lens that won't weigh you down if you're gonna carry it for a few hours. A lot of people crap on this lens because it's a kit lens for the 5D, but I found it to be excellent. The only real con is that it's not really wide enough on a crop body.

The 24-70L is amazing, however it shines as a portrait lens and is really, really heavy for a walk around lens.

I've owned both... I owned the 24-70L first... was too limited by it's focal range and weight. When I bought the 24-105L I almost never used the 24-70 and sold it.

I've never owned the EFS 17-55 but everyone who owns one seems to really love theirs.

I personally carried a EFS 10-22 using my 24-105L as my main lens and found this two lens combo to be perfect for my needs. Your mileage may vary...
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its not THAT heavy lol

i agree with the 17-55 though. i thought i wanted a 24-70 after using one but it honestly doesnt full fill your needs when on a crop body
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its not THAT heavy lol

i agree with the 17-55 though. i thought i wanted a 24-70 after using one but it honestly doesnt full fill your needs when on a crop body
Oh yes it is! It's heavier than the Canon 70-200 f/4 IS.
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