$294.99 - $479.99
2 Stores333 Reviews
Review by infomania
June, 24 2008
Pros: Ease of use. Clear, sharp photos. Professional looking lens.
Cons: A little heavy. 72mm filters and accessories.
Review by tcrobert
January, 07 2008
Pros: Very sharp, great color, contrast, IS for low light
Cons: Not weather sealed like L lenses... but it doesn't carry the L price either.
Review by soupcraze
December, 16 2007
Pros: Excellent image quality; Image Stabilization; Excellent focal length range
Cons: Plasticky, whereas the 28-105mm f3.5-4.5 feels more solid; Heavier; IS eats battery
Review by profaudio1
March, 29 2006
Pros: Image Stabilization is a nice and useful feature in some circumstances.
Cons: Fantastic lens, but a little "salty" for photogs on a budget.
Review by aeubank
November, 29 2005
Pros: Professional focus, feel. Great value for the money!
Cons: Can be bulky, requires hood for daytime shots.
Review by jedi29
February, 28 2005
Pros: 5x zoom, IS, range on 35mm, sharp
Cons: FOV on Canon consumer dSLR, zoom creep, slow f3.5-5.6 aperture
Review by suemccartin
November, 15 2004
Pros: Good "walk-around" lens. IS system, sharp, full time manual focus. USM lens motor.
Cons: Heavy, IS eats batteries, 72mm filters are expensive, pricey
Review by photogeeks
November, 04 2004
Pros: Clean photos, smooth operating
Cons: bulky not cheap
Review by andrewma
July, 28 2004
Pros: Good deal for the buck. IS is a great feature.
Cons: Nothing that I can really think of
Review by hunor_demeter
March, 23 2004
Pros: Good features
Review by sumo-kun
December, 23 2003
Pros: Good range, high quality, IS.
Cons: A bit plasticky.
Review by cheezecurls
November, 19 2003
Pros: It looks cool.
Cons: It doesn't take pictures.
Review by mnyadi
October, 27 2003
Pros: Affordable, sturdy, good optics
Cons: a bit heavy, would be better if f/2.8
Review by jgbfan
June, 09 2003
Pros: Good range, Sharp, & IS!!
Cons: For me, none
Review by turp
November, 27 2002
Pros: The Image Stabilizer. Sharp results. Extended zoom range.
Cons: A little slow at f5.6 @ 135mm
Review by gosoon
October, 27 2002
Pros: Excellent range, fast autofocus, image stabilizer is awesome!
Review by ekonno
April, 25 2002
Pros: Image Stabilizer, USM with Full time manual.
Cons: f5.6 at 135mm...
Review by anthwo
February, 10 2002
Pros: Image stabilization, ultra-fast and quiet AF, great zoom range, lightweight and compact, contrasty and sharp.
Cons: Zoom design, small maximum aperture, expensive, pronounced linear distortion, plastiky feel.
Review by chriscalabro
April, 23 2001
Pros: Great Range, IS, very good build quality
Cons: Variable aperature
Review by chilantro
March, 03 2001
Pros: Awesome image stabilization, ample zoom range, good optics.
Cons: Cost, Lens-slips out when facing down
Review by Ilobob
December, 12 2000
Pros: compact, quiet, great feel
Cons: rather small maximum aperature