Review by drumbum
March, 07 2007
Pros: optical quality, IS, wide angle
Cons: cheap build quality, f4 aperture, slight electronic hum, lens hood
Review by suemccartin
December, 17 2005
Pros: IS, stationery front element, good range for walk around lens
Cons: Many have bad things to say about it, slow max aperature, C sized sensors only
Review by Chicago_Bill
September, 01 2005
Pros: Nice zoom range covers just about everything I want to do - IS really works.
Cons: Quality control, weight. I'd have felt ripped-off if I'd paid $500 to $600.
Review by tcchou71
July, 02 2005
Pros: Phenomenal IS, 5x zoom range, USM.
Cons: High price. Slow aperture bad for people/pets. Didn't use IS as often as expected.
Review by nogodforme
May, 18 2005
Pros: Lightweight and nice focal range
Cons: Price, soft pictures, and dark corners
Review by itisspeedy
April, 22 2005
Pros: great quality optics, image stabilizer, excellent range
Cons: low light flaws, expensive
Review by theuerkorn
January, 06 2005
Pros: IS, non-rotating filter mount, quiet operation, fast internal focus, 'lightweight', constant length focus
Cons: Maximum aperture only f4, somewhat expensive, no full-frame compatible, sharpness below fixed lens