Standard zoom lens 17-85mm; 1 4-5.6 focal length and maximum aperture 17 elements in 12 groups lens construction 78 30 ft. - 18 25 ft. diagonal angle of view Inner focusing system, with focusiong cam L2)CANON EF-S 17-85MM F/4-5.6 IS USM
Wanting to have a light kit for four months on the (rail)roads in Europe, I acquired a Canon XTi, 10-22mm zoom, the 17-85 IS zoom and 70-300 USM III IS zoom. I got them all in the six months before going and tested them thoroughly in my typical shooting of flowers, scenery, animals and grandkids.On the trip I was surprised at how tough the little XTi was--and how good the sensor. Another surprise was the fact that the 17-85mm was used virtually all the time. The wide zoom was ..