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Canon - EF-S 10-22mm f/3.5-4.5 USM Ultra-Wide Zoom Lens - Black-Front_Standard

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Rating 4.8 out of 5 stars with 149 reviews

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  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Great Lens, beware reviews of beginners!

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    Altima315
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    I have wanted this lens for quite some time, but it was always $900! This lens beats the image quality of the 17-40mm hands down. When I found this on sale I jumped on it. Right out if the box I put this in my T3i and started snapping pictures. Here's the real deal on this lens; So most Canon cameras have a CROP SENSOR, meaning not full frame which is found in the PROSUMER level cameras ($1200 body cameras). This means that you should figure out what your crop factor is (mine is 1.6) meaning this 10-22mm will act more like an 18-30mm so you can't get as close as you think and as much picture in your frame when you print! On a full frame camera this lens is so wide that you often end up with black edges. THIS IS NOT A PORTRAIT LENS!! Subjects WILL be distorted closer to the edges! This lens does bend the image on the edges which mass this lens great for landscape photography! No IS is a downer but keep in mind that because this is basically a landscape lens, landscapes don't really move to where you need it. Great image quality! People complaining about poor image quality with filters on 1) need to understand what each filter is for and how to use it 2) there is a reason why BestBuy filters are $25 and Canon ones are $200!!! IT'S THE QUALITY OF THE GLASS!!! With that said, I have no problems with this lens and its a good buy!! If you want portrait get the 85mm, zoom get the 70-300mm, macro get the 100mm IS USM.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

    Superior, but expensive, ultra wide angle lens

    Posted
    JohnSanDiego

    For advanced Canon digital SLR camera owners of the Rebel XT, XTi, XSi, or the EOS 30D or 40D, with the money to spend, this is an ideal ultra wide angle lens. You'll want to use it for building interiors, groups of people, or sweeping landscapes. This 10mm-22mm lens has the 35mm equivalent of a 16mm to 35mm lens. In my opinion, it is far better than equivalent models from Sigma, Tokina, Tamron, and experts say it is better than any equivalent digital Nikon lens as well. I would have rated it 5 stars, except for these disadvantages: (1) It is priced as high as a Canon "L" (luxury) lens, but it doesn't have the L's dust resistance or build quality (although the glass itself is top quality). (2) This (and all EF-S lenses) will only work on small sensor (APS-C size) Canon DSLR cameras, so if you upgrade to the Canon EOS 5D or EOS 1DS body, you cannot use this lens. (3) It has a maximum diameter aperture of f/3.5 which is not really fast enough for all low light situations without increasing your ISO settings. And darkly lit room interiors are a tempting place to use such a great lens as this. So far, it is my favorite Canon lens for my Canon EOS 30D body.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Wider Unique Prospective For APS-C Cameras

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    GL2U
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    APS-C cameras give you great telephoto length but sometimes make width of composition difficult. If you have a large family group in a small room setting this lens might be your answer. Probably why it is also popular for real estate and architectural photography. I plan on using it also for travel landscape shots as well. Some shots at the 10mm range may show some peripheral illumination issues as well as distortions however most of Canon's newer camera can correct for this or you can use Canon's DPP software on raw images for correction. One point to consider is that if you are planning on using your cameras on board flash on the wide end of this lens you will observe a lens shadow for indoor photography. The easy workaround is to use an external flash such as Canon's 430 mounted to your cameras shoe and the shadow will be gone. I have been pleased so far with the sharpness of my images. Hope this helps your decision.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Excellent wide shots, a little pricey

    Posted
    Drjones6801

    The only negatives I have about this lens is the price and some slight distortion. It's a little expensive, but I guess that's the price you pay for some amazing shots. The image quality is stunning. It's great for larger than life pictures (in the city surrounded by skyscrapers) and situations where the space is limited (a group shot in a small room of your house). Performs well in low light simply because there's hardly any motion blur from the wide angle. There is some slight distortion when you zoom all the way out to 10. Overall, great lens.

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  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Good wide angle for first time & wide angle scenic

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    joybuyer
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    Most of my pictures have been experimental as I get used to this lens. I was so glad to have it as I like to do a wide angle when outside. I like including as much of the scenic as possible. This lens will enable the user to bring in more variety of color if it is there. I have never had a wide angle lens before so I am surprise by some of my success. Example, a brown dirt road in foreground, an old building and green lawn midway, and a blue sky with white clouds in the distance. Everything is in focus, not just one subject. Flowers can be included in the foreground of a picture to include more color and interest. Taking a picture of a curve in a road adds width to the area around the turn to add a little mystery in the photo. Still am trying to find scenics and subjects which will make great pictures. Sometimes need to get closer than you think and other times one can back off to get the broader view.

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  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Wide angle lens worked great..

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    CombatCat
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    I bought this lens primarily for vacation and I also took along a nice f2.8 24-70 but I hardly ended up using it because of the wide angle worked great for me scenic shots. Did not really know how things were going to turn out until I got back and looked at them on the big screen but for the most part there was very little noticeable distortion when in the maximum wide-angle setting. Definitely a nice lens for the bag specially when wanting to get scenery shots or complete buildings or other items when in a city environment.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    A MUST HAVE :)

    Posted
    Nati

    I love it. Amazing colors- I used to spend hours adjusting the pictures on Photoshop and now my pictures come out great- no changes need to be made- the lens does it all by itself. I’m a kind of a freak with the pictures; I always have my camera with me, no matter where I go. I’m not a professional photographer at all- but taking pictures with this lens makes me feel like one  It is a little bit expensive- but IT IS WORT IT!!!! The pictures are unbelievable. 10-22mm is the best for vacation; big buildings and house parties :) Hurry up and get it!

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

    Great Wide-Angle Lens

    Posted
    Anonymous
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    Bought this lens before I went on vacation and it never left my camera body and still hasn't. Ive used it for time-lapses, light drawing, architecture & landscape photography, and even portraits (at the 22mm focal length, so there isn't any of that fish eye effect). The lens is made with canon L quality glass, and you see that in the shots. I was shooting on a t2i and the images still came out amazing. Although I will say there is a learning curve to using a WA lens, and I'm still learning how to perfect this one. But I would definitely recommend buying this lens. If you came here to the comments section for someone to convince you to buy this lens, Im telling you.. DO IT!

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  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Great lens quality and performace

    Posted
    MarioF
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    Super sharp lens and superwide even at 20mm. Perfect for croped frame cameras. I've used it on the 7D and the results are just great. I do prefer the F2.8 lenses but since this is the only one wide from Canon i will not complain. Besides, just 1 FStop difference is not really an issue. It is also very light weight. Great for landscapes and interior shots. Also if you are a filmmaker, this is great for shooting indoors and getting most out of your scene and location. It doesnt come with the lens hood, but still i give it a 5. I really really loved it. It is a bit pricy yes, but it's worth it. A must have for any DSLR user.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

    Very good lens

    Posted
    Cobutler
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    I have a handsome 15months year old son which was my main reason of buying the lens to creat memories for him in the future. I use this lens on canon d7 and I love using this lens every time I need to take pictures. I have 4 other lenses that are made by canon except the fisheye lens made my segma. The lens is little bit expensive but at the same time, I enjoy the pictures taking by it. Over all is a good lens except the price. In the future if I have to buy another lens, I must look beyond canon lenses because there are other brand name lenses that takes a better picture and also better price. Best buy made it easy for me especially with the three years accident protection. Good lens and good customer service.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

    Nice Lens

    Posted
    Redsars
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    This lens on my Canon 60D gives an equivalent of 16-35mm, which is exactly what I wanted to give impact to my close up shots, architecture and landscapes. It has very low distortion for such a wide lens, but is a little bit softer than I had hoped, and has a bit more CA at 10mm than I was expecting. The latter is easy to fix in post though. This is the first lens I have owned with USM, which is great compared to a noisy micro-drive. The lens has a bit of a plasticy feel, hence my rating on durability and value. Overall though I really like this lens and would buy again.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Very Nice Lens.

    Posted
    Memoriee

    I have been using this lense for about 1 month now and am very happy with my images. It does not have IS but that has not been a problem. I have used it both on a tripod and handheld with no issues. The sharpness is very good. It is very lightweight. I use it with the Canon 7D. I bought this one because of the cropped sensor and the 10-22 works great.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Love this lens

    Posted
    NeededaPhone
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    I am newer to the DSLR world. I purchased a EOS t4i with the kit 55-200 and 18-135. I had been wanting to get the 10-22 as I shoot a lot of architectural shots. This lens has exceeded my expectations on wide angle shots. The distortion is hard to even notice at the edges. Now, close up shots show a lot of distortion, BUT that's not what this lens is all about. This lens is for landscape shots and large shots. My shots have all been clear and crisp. I am very happy with this lens and I would recommend it to anyone.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Great wide angle lens

    Posted
    SupermanRobot
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    I've been thinking about getting this lens for some time but the price was pretty high, around $800.00. The price has come down to $599.00 so I decided to get it as I really wanted a 10mm lens to do some outside photography. I have the Canon 60D and it works great with that camera. Fast auto focus and I love the wide angle pictures you can take with this lens. I also purchased the Canon EW83E Lens Hood and it works perfect with this lens even zoomed all the way out. Check it out at a Best Buy store near you before you buy it.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Perfect for landscapes and interiors

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    lindalll
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    Bought this lens before Canon came out with the STM version. However, I will probably keep this one since the STM version is even slower (f/4.5 - 5.6). So far it takes great images throughout the focal range. This lens is much lighter than my 18-135mm STM kit lens that came with my 70D. One issue I noticed is that it does not work well with the 70D's 19 point auto focusing. The lens took longer to focus so I switched it to center focusing and it works fine. No image stabilizer so I probably won't be shooting video with this lens. Otherwise, great wide angle lens to have for landscapes and interiors.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    A must have lense

    Posted
    Intelman
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    I don't expect to use this lense everyday but it is still worth having. This lense allows you take shots that are just not possible without it. The build is solid, light weight compared to the all purpose lenses and very easy to use. I have only taken a few pics with it but have been very pleased with the results and have not experienced distortions or shadows. I am by far from an expert but I can see increasing the number of photos by 25% because of the capabilties this lense gives me.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Great Wide angle lens!

    Posted
    MADMatt151

    I have had this lens on a Eos 7D for a little over a month and the images it is producing are incredible. I read the many reviews of the distortion at the widest zoom, but it comes with the territory with this wide of an angle. I find the low light is very good even interiors. I have shot a good amount but haven't used it on a vacation yet for landscapes, so I am looking forward to that. If in the market for a wide angle and not wanting to spend the money on the L series, this is great. It is expensive, but well worth it.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Best ultra wide lens for crop

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    Ontheroad
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    Purchased this lens for a trip to the Alps and it has not disappointed. Great for high light indoors or using a tripod also. Ultra wide gets you those amazing panorama shots. I use an adjustable ND filter and the only problem is the hood needs to be on before you attach the ND filter and also the canon lens cover will not fit on the filter but that is the same with all canon lenses and is really more something to consider when using this type of filter on any lens. Image quality is outstanding, I bought this over the sigma 10-20 and have no regrets at all.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    love this wide angle lens

    Posted
    rmphotobug

    I have a canon T6i camera and spent weeks reading online reviews from different sites and finally decided on the Canon 10-22mm wide angle lens, I needed a lens to shoot large group shots and this lens produced beautiful crisp pictures, however at 10mm you do get a very slight fish eye appearance so you would need to adjust your distance from the subject to prevent .

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

    The wide-angle lens for Canon crop cameras

    Posted
    mojo
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    If you use a crop-sensor Canon camera and are serious about wide-angle shots, whether to "take it all in" or make other use of perspective that wide-angle gives you, this is the lens to have. The 35-mm equivalent of this lens is roughly 16-35mm, a great range. The lens is pricey, though, and Canon does not call it an L series lens although I think it is in a league with the 17-40 EF zoom, given the build and optics. Excellent!

    I would recommend this to a friend