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Old Feb 15, 2009, 2:14 AM   #1
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I'm looking at getting these lenses for my new EOS 50D body.. and need advice, everything I read they both look like good lenses. Does anybody have any comments good or bad?

EF-S 17-55 f/2.8 IS USM
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EF 70-200/2.8L IS USM

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Old Feb 16, 2009, 2:44 AM   #2
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It would be better if you can also let us know what kind of photography you would be doing.

The reason i ask is, both the lens's are pretty costly and based on your needs one can recommend even primes for the same cost.
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Old Feb 16, 2009, 8:08 AM   #3
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A very nice pair of lenses, which will give you great quality and decent coverage for a wide range of applications.

If can afford it, go for it.
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Old Feb 16, 2009, 2:28 PM   #4
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Thanks for the replys.... ... I ended up with the 17-55 IS USM and 70-200 IS USM both at F/2.8.

As I live in Japan I will take be taking photos of anything from the plate of food in front of me which seems compulsory here to longer shots of Fuji... and everything in between.

After all the hunting and searching for answers... F/2.8 continuous and the IS were the deciding factors... which almost makes the choice for me...

Thanks again...

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