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Poll Results: Which lens is better as a general walk-around lens?

 
  • 34% (10)
    EF-S 17-85mm f4-5.6 IS USM
  • 65% (19)
    EF 28-135mm f/3.5-5.6 IS USM
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the 70-200 f/4 isn't that heavy, it's my favorite walk around tele. my suggestion is: instead of a tripod collar, i would get a higher quality ballhead.
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Originally Posted by Dream Killer View Post
the 70-200 f/4 isn't that heavy, it's my favorite walk around tele. my suggestion is: instead of a tripod collar, i would get a higher quality ballhead.
but.. I just ordered a black, ugly one that wont match the lens (but will support it just fine since it's actually made by Canon) -- and I really didn't like putting the camera itself on the tripod with this lens, it really is front-heavy (though much lighter than it's 2.8 counterpart)
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