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Canon EF-S 18-135mm f/3.5-5.6 IS

Review Date: Oct 31, 2015 Recommend? yes | Price paid: Not Indicated | Rating: 9 

Pros: Very useful range for a walk around lens. Image quality much better than the price indicates. Image quality approaches "L" level and I feel quite comfortable using it instead of my "L" lenses.
F stop range limited in low light, but with today's cameras high ISO is not the problem it used to be.

On a crop camera this makes a great walk around lens. Image quality very, very good.

Sigma 18-125mm F3.5-5.6 DC

Review Date: Mar 4, 2005 Recommend? yes | Price paid: $245.00 | Rating: 9 

Pros: Light weight and excellent zoom range, Very sharp and good color rendition.
Auto focus noisier than Canon lenses.

This lens has turned out to be better than I had hoped for. It is so good I have sold Canon 28/135 IS and a Tamron 19/35. It replaces both lenses and produces better results than the pair it replaced. It is all you could hope for in a walk around lens for a 1.6 crop digital camera. Excellent sharpness, detail and color rendition. This is the third Sigma lens I have purchased and I have been pleased with all three.