Canon EF 24-105mm f/3.5-5.6 IS STM Review

January 14, 2015 | Mark Goldstein |

Main Rivals

Listed below are some of the rivals of the Canon EF 24-105mm f/3.5-5.6 IS STM.

Canon EF 24-70mm f/2.8L II USM

The Canon EF 24-70mm f/2.8L II USM is a professional standard zoom lens for full-frame DSLR cameras. Officially retailing for a whopping £2299.99 / $2299.99, does the Canon 24-700mm f/2.8 offer good enough image quality to justify its price-tag? Read our in-depth Canon EF 24-70mm f/4L IS USM review, complete with full-size sample images, to find out...

Canon EF 24-70mm f/4L IS USM

The Canon EF 24-70mm f/4L IS USM is a new professional standard zoom lens. Boasting built-in image stabilisation, macro capabilities and fast and quite auto-focusing, the EF 24-70mm f/4L IS USM is a lighter and more affordable alternative to the faster EF 24-70mm f/2.8L IS USM. Read our in-depth Canon EF 24-70mm f/4L IS USM review complete with full-size sample images.

Canon EF-S 17-55mm f/2.8 IS USM

The Canon EF-S 17-55mm f/2.8 IS USM is the fastest EF-S standard zoom lens. Is it just worth upgrading from a standard kit lens to the pricey EF-S 17-55mm f/2.8? We tested the Canon EF-S 17-55mm f/2.8 IS USM on the new EOS 700D / Rebel T5i to find out...

Canon EF-S 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6 IS STM

The Canon EF-S 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6 IS STM is the new kit lens for the EOS 700D / Rebel T5i. Is it just a throw-away lens that you should upgrade as soon as possible, or is it actually worth using? We've tested the EF-S 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6 IS STM on the EOS 700D / Rebel T5i to find out...

Sigma 17-70mm F2.8-4 DC Macro OS HSM C

The Sigma 17-70mm F2.8-4 DC Macro OS HSM C is a versatile standard zoom lens for APS-C DSLR cameras, offering a focal range of 25-105mm, fast maximum aperture of f/2.8 at the wide-angle setting, and macro capabilities too. Retailing for £499 / $499, read our in-depth Sigma 17-70mm F2.8-4 DC Macro OS HSM C review to find out if it's a worthwhile upgrade to your standard kit lens...

Sigma 24-105mm F4 DG OS HSM

The Sigma 24-105mm F4 DG OS HSM is a brand new premium standard zoom lens for full-frame DSLR cameras. Retailing for £849.99 / $899.99, can the Sigma 24-105mm take on and beat the equivalent lenses from Canon and Nikon? Read our Sigma 24-105mm F4 DG OS HSM review to find out...

Tamron SP 24-70mm F/2.8 Di VC USD

The Tamron SP 24-70mm F/2.8 Di VC USD is a fast standard zoom lens for Nikon and Canon full-frame DSLR shooters. Crucially offering built-in image stabilisation, something that the Big Two don't offer, the Tamron 24-70mm is also weather-sealed and cheaper. Read our Tamron SP 24-70mm F/2.8 Di VC USD review to find out if it's the best standard zoom for full-frame users.