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Old Jun 22, 2004, 10:00 PM   #11
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Take a look at the Sigma EX DG lenses. I have both the prime 20mm f/1.8 (great for indoor, wide angle stuff) and also the new 17-35 f/2.8.

You could buy both giving you a wide prime with fast glass and a wide zoom which is also pretty fast for about the cost of the Canon 17-40 which is slower.

The Canon may be better in some respects, but the 10D will probably be pretty forgiving.

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Old Jun 25, 2004, 11:20 AM   #12
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My vote is for the 17-40 L from cannon. I bought mine from buydig for 659.00 and got a $40. rebate from canon. I had to pay $10. shipping from NJ to NY. The auto focus on the lens is a lot faster then the tamron(28-200) that I also own and the pictures are crisp and clean at both ends of the zoom.
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Old Jun 29, 2004, 3:14 PM   #13
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Don't forget the Sigma 18-55mm DC lens especially for digital SLRS such as the 10D. Very sharp and also very compact. Unfortunately it vignettes onstandard 35mm film using EOS cameras
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Old Jun 29, 2004, 4:37 PM   #14
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I'd go for

Canon EF 28-135mm f/3.5-5.6 IS USM Image Stabilized $579

I have a (non-IS) 35-135 5.6 on my 300D. The zoom range is about what I had from my previous digital compact, and it's a smooth sharp lens. The IS will give you better low-light performance or allow you faster shots on sports.

I think you'll find anything that doesn't go over 100mm won't be long enough.
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Old Jul 3, 2004, 10:00 PM   #15
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Canons 17-40 f4.0 is a great lens.


Sigma 20-40 f2.8 sounds ok.


Sigmas 17-35 f2.8-4.0 is a bad lens i´ve heard.


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I wouldn´t go less wider than that ´cos of the 1.6x field of view, but I love widezoomes.

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