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Old Feb 10, 2006, 10:01 AM   #1
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Hi guys..



I am planning to buy the Rebel XT Which lens I should go for

1) Canon 17-85mm f/5.6 IS

2) Canon EF-S 18-55mm f3.5-5.6 II Zoom



I will be buying only one lens, it for personal use.

Taking pics of my family, little Kids (nieces J) and Macro shots of my Fish Tank.



Because I can buy only one lens I want something I can use all for all the mentioned things.



I also have an old Normal rebel SLR (Non digital) with has the 18-55 lens on it could I use the same lens on the DSLR …

If there is a better lens then I ones I mentioned please let me know..

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Old Feb 10, 2006, 2:29 PM   #2
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if your talking about the two kit lenses, buy the IS 17-85mm (28-136mm on rebel XT). the 18-55 is a buget lens, and will not give you the highest quaility pictures. the 17-85 will be worth the extra money.
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Old Feb 10, 2006, 2:33 PM   #3
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If buying just one lens go for the 17-85. It's a much better lens.
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Old Feb 10, 2006, 5:55 PM   #4
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yes, definately the 17-85. a versatile and quite sharp little lens.
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Old Feb 11, 2006, 10:13 PM   #5
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Thank you guys...



will Canon 17-85mm f/5.6 IS take good macro shots...

i would rather not buy two different lens



Thanks again 4 ur time...
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