Sunday, December 02, 2007

Canon EF-S 55-250 f/4-5.6 IS is cheap!

While at Trinoma in Quezon City, I looked for Infomax at the second floor to ask for the price of the new Canon EF-S 55-250 with Image stabilizer. I just confirmed it to cost only P11,600.00 (about$275), mall price but the unit was not yet available there and will have to wait next year when market price on Hidalgo St in Quiapo might even drop.

I only asked but I'm not gonna busy since I've already fixed my mind on buying at least the Nikon D80 with the 18-200 f/3.5-5.6 VR (vibration reduction) next year.

I already read canon ef-s 55-250 IS reviews on the Internet and it's always positive for the price. I'm not a Pro so i don't need those pricey lenses.

5 comments:

  1. Thanks for the info. I am planning to buy a new digicam for myself this Christmas (Canon of course). I am also not a pro, i just like to document my trips so no technical stuff for me. Have a nice day!!!

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  2. For those interested, I recently emailed Canon, and they told me there are currently no plans to market this lens in the US.

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  3. lawstude, better save up for photography is an expensive yet very fulfilling hobby

    barryindy, hmmm, i think i can shipone to the US if you like or use ebay :P

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  4. Hmm. Nikon fan ka pala. I've decided to stop buying lenses. I'm satisfied with my 18-22, 24-105, 70-200 and 50mm. Just wanna simplify my hobby. Masyado nang OA kung bumili pa ako ng santambak na lenses. Di ko pa naman nama-master ang mga purchased lenses ko.

    So, when do we go out to shoot together? :)

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  5. abaniko,i'm shifting to nikon kasi next year. You call your gear as a hobby?it's already fit for professionals. sige, shoot tayo pag meron na akonew toy.i only have a canon 300D with kitlens and 50mm

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