Go Back   Steve's Digicams Forums >

LinkBack Thread Tools Search this Thread
Old Dec 29, 2009, 7:17 AM   #61
Senior Member
TCav's Avatar
Join Date: Sep 2005
Location: Washington, DC, Metro Area, Maryland
Posts: 13,826

Upon further reflection, I think the stabilized Canon 55-250 might be the best choice. Most of what you say you want to do will probably be outdoors and in good light, but during some of your travels through Costa Rica, you may want to use a longer focal length in lower light, and the 55-250's IS would help with that.
  • The lens is the thing.
  • 'Full Frame' is the new 'Medium Format'.
  • "One good test is worth a thousand expert opinions." - Tex Johnston, Boeing 707 test pilot.
TCav is offline   Reply With Quote
Old Dec 29, 2009, 7:26 AM   #62
Senior Member
shoturtle's Avatar
Join Date: Dec 2009
Location: Frankfurt AM
Posts: 11,348

The canon 55-250 IS is also a light lens, and make for a bit better travel companion also.
shoturtle is offline   Reply With Quote
Old Dec 29, 2009, 12:27 PM   #63
Senior Member
littlejohn's Avatar
Join Date: Aug 2009
Posts: 629

Thanks gentlemen...appreciate the advice. Glad to hear that the 55-250 Canon lens is a good lens.
littlejohn is offline   Reply With Quote

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 12:25 PM.