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Old Sep 1, 2018, 2:04 PM   #1
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I am a newbie, and I have purchased a Canon EOS Rebel T6 with a Canon EF 75-300mm 1:4-5.6 III lens and an EFS 18-55mm lens. I have also been told (not from anyone here) that I should replace the Canon EF 75-300mm 1:4-5.6 III lens with the Canon 55-250 EF-S lens because the the EF lens is a lesser quality lens because it has no image stabilization. Is this a good idea?
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Old Sep 5, 2018, 4:36 PM   #2
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G'day Linda
I think that TCav is helping you out on this one ... he knows heaps of useful stuff like this
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The Canon 75-300, in fact, ANYBODY'S 75-300 is a throw-away lens that was originally designed to supplement a kit lens in when manufacturers would sell them as part of a kit along with a reasonably good film SLR. It's usually included free and not worth the price.
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