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Thread: 17-85MM vs 17-55MM

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    Talking 17-85MM vs 17-55MM

    Hi guys,

    I just want to know more about why is EF-S 17-55mm f/2.8 IS USM better than EF-S 17-85mm f/4.0-5.6 IS USM ??


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    Default Re: 17-85MM vs 17-55MM

    F/2.8

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    Default Re: 17-85MM vs 17-55MM

    The 17-55 mm uses better quality glass (UD) for some of the elements giving sharper output and better contrast (IQ).

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    Default Re: 17-85MM vs 17-55MM

    cause of f2.8

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    Default Re: 17-85MM vs 17-55MM

    1. Build
    2. f/2.8
    3. Glass

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    Default Re: 17-85MM vs 17-55MM

    A penny more for the lens is a penny more of goodness (provided tha tyo uare not ripped off...)
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