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Which two do you have?

EDIT: Sorry, didn't read.

I'd go with the 17-85mm over the longer zoom, as you'll want a wider angle for any building shots.
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Originally Posted by phospholipid View Post
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16830998034


What do you think of this lens? I have a 28-135mm and when i got to NYC for a week, i can either take the 28-135 of my friends 17-85mm EF-S. i love ef-s lens SOOO much. i think i might sell my 28-135mm [in a few months when i have more cash] and buy the sigma 18-125, but it only stops to 3.8.

what do you guys thing? take the 17-85mm ef-s or the 28-135mm, or both? if i bring both, i'd have to bring my bigger canon bag :[
It's a decent lens, but overpriced. For not much more, you can have a EF 17-40mm L, which is better by a wide margin.
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Just a friendly observation. I'd drill some holes and put some lag bolts through them to the porch. Either that, or not drink beer on the porch in summer! - in fear of knocking one out of place after one too many!

Nice pics!
Come now, I was joking. That's not really my house. Give me some credit here!
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Originally Posted by GoneTomorrow View Post
It's a decent lens, but overpriced. For not much more, you can have a EF 17-40mm L, which is better by a wide margin.

Oh, I know good sir.
I have the the 28-135mm [my friend gave me his !!!] but the 18-80mm isn't mine, my best friend said she'd lend it to me for the trip. So I was seeing if I should take her up on it

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I'd go with the 17-85mm over the longer zoom, as you'll want a wider angle for any building shots.
So borrow the 17-85mm eh? I'll take your word on it :]
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Originally Posted by phospholipid View Post
i understand this... but wouldn't the EF-S make the 17-85 a 17-85 or does it actually translate the way you described it?
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Originally Posted by [PWN]Schubie View Post
that was my understanding, i believe the 17-85 should act as a 17-85.
Even though it was already answered I'm just going to post this for other people to see.

http://kwc.org/blog/archives/2006/20...ersus_efs.html

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Important things you need to know about EF-S lenses:

-You still use the 1.6x multiplier when evaluating the field of view for EF-S lenses. The 10-22mm EF-S lens gets zoomed up to a 16-35mm lens. You may think it's a bit confusing at first that a lens designed specifically for the crop factor still has to have the multiplier used, but it's consistent: always use the multipler.
-You (currently) can only use EF-S lenses on Digital Rebels, EOS 20D, EOS 30D, and EOS 40D. You can't use them on Canon's top-of-the-line Digital SLRs, which have different sensor sizes.
-There is always the possibility that Canon could stop making cameras that support EF-S. However, EF-S lenses tend to be cheaper, as lenses go, and you would only really buy them for wide-angle uses, so it's unlikely that you would ever have many EF-S lenses.
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Well, to add insult to injury, Mother Nature added a heap of snow to the freezing rain, resulting in fully half my city (125,000 people) without power (including myself). But it made for an interesting photo op.







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Yeah, it's switched to freezing rain up here. Tomorrow is supposed to be sunny so depending on whether or not it's still light when I get home...
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Can i be added under the P&S category. Canon A590IS . Oh i also have a flickr account
w00t A590IS owner here too
They take great pictures.
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w00t A590IS owner here too
They take great pictures.
aye for such a cheap camera, its awesome. I want to get the lens adapter for it and some filters.
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