The Canon 17-55mm IS lens is the only image stabilized, fast standard zoom lens for Canon APS-C sensor DSLR camera. This is the only choice before Tamron released the Tamron 17-50mm lens. It offers cheaper price at the cost of 5mm shorter at the telephoto end. Want to know how this lens fares agains the more expensive Canon? Discover the answer at this Tamron 17-50 vs Canon 17-55 comparison.

Lens Comparison* Tamron 17-50 vs Canon 17-55The Canon 17-55mm IS lens is the only image stabilized, fast standard zoom lens for Canon APS-C sensor DSLR camera. This is the only choice before Tam…