Lenses for the M series in 2020?

stevelee

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A 11-22mm f/2.8 will be good
The EF-S 10-22mm and 10-18mm lenses are quite usable. I have the former, and I hear the latter is a good bargain and somewhat smaller and consequently a bit slower. I don’t have an M camera, so I don’t know how much weight the adapter adds.
 

vxcalais

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The Eos-m need contant F4 lenses like the Sony aps-c10-18 and 18 - 105mm are 2 of the best lenses on that system. Size wise they are perfect. The m6ii is my first Canon and I was hoping the effort Canon invested into the m6ii would culminate in new lenses. But it has just not happened...........
 
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I just ordered an EF-S 55-250 STM after seeing reviews. I bought it used from National Camera in the Twin Cities. I will pick it up when the governor's order is lifted, presumably May 18. If you buy gear online, you can trust these guys. If they say a used lens is "excellent", it is. No financial interest, just a very happy customer. Anyway, when I get the EF-S 55-250 STM, I will test it against the EF-M 55-200 I have. The 100-400 L II I have shoots great on the M5, but I can't always be walking around with that beast.
Tests are done. The EF-S 55-250 STM is an easy winner over the EF-M 55-200. I've sold the EF-M 55-200 on Ebay. I really bought the M5 to try mirrorless, not to have a small camera, so the size of the The EF-S 55-250 STM does not bother me at all.

My M6 Mark II is supposed to be delivered tomorrow.
 

SteveC

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Tests are done. The EF-S 55-250 STM is an easy winner over the EF-M 55-200. I've sold the EF-M 55-200 on Ebay. I really bought the M5 to try mirrorless, not to have a small camera, so the size of the The EF-S 55-250 STM does not bother me at all.

My M6 Mark II is supposed to be delivered tomorrow.
Yeah, I use the adapter a lot too. I bought the Tamron 18-200 for EF-M and it has been very good for me but it has a bad reputation with others. I own the EF-M 32 mm, 10-22 mm and 22 mm pancake but I've not gotten much use out of them yet. (And of course I have the 15-45 kit lens that supposedly replaced the 18-55 mm kit lens.)
 

Boblblawslawblg

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Yeah, I use the adapter a lot too. I bought the Tamron 18-200 for EF-M and it has been very good for me but it has a bad reputation with others. I own the EF-M 32 mm, 10-22 mm and 22 mm pancake but I've not gotten much use out of them yet. (And of course I have the 15-45 kit lens that supposedly replaced the 18-55 mm kit lens.)
Personally I really like my Tamron 18-200mm. Dont get me wrong, its not a super nice 70-200m 2.8, but its lightweight and takes decent photos as long as you have decent light.

Here is a sample gallery of untouched images - https://photos.app.goo.gl/bKNvWG7b57PyFMBc9 almost all shot with the 18-200, I think there are maybe 5 or so images shot with the Sigma 56 f/1.4. Auto focus was pretty strong even in the chaos of the protest/riot. Not sure why it gets bad reputation it has, but its worked for me.
 
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