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Canon EF-S 17-55 f/2.8 IS USM

Review Date: Jun 21, 2006 Recommend? yes | Price paid: $1,179.00 | Rating: 10 

Pros: Likely the best walkaround EFS lens Canon makes...Super sharp, great IQ, nice and wide, IS is a shot saver, 2.8f is great for sooo many reasons!!
Cost...but you get what you pay for...and this case its a bargin. Build quality could be slightly better if I was being picky...

I was nearly ready to make a move on several other 'L' lens, when this one was introduced..glad I decided to a word Awesome! I can't say enough about this little just stays on my camera all the time. My image quality has gone up it the IS or the 'L' optics or 2.8f...its all good.
I have since sold my efs 10-22(which in spite of the hype, I wasn't impressed by it much) as I find the 17-55 is wide enough and more importantly the image quality is much much better. I also sold a Tamron 28-75 2.8f macro, as the AF was too slow for my needs and the 17-55is easily replaced it in both image quality, AF speed and the added feature of IS...if I were to ask of anything a bit more lenght would be grand..
This lens has made me reconsider getting a 5d..simply cause I could not use this lens.
I have also gone to a 2 lens system which works great...this one 17-55is and the 70-200 2.8f IS.
If your on the fence about a lens in this range...Do this one! you won't be sorry you did!