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The maximum aperture, lack of USM, and crop-body-only usage are three reasons I can think of as to why someone might want to swap for another walkaround zoom. The 18-55 kit lens is an f/3.5-5.6 zoom. That's a relatively small/slow maximum aperture, and for shooting in lower light with thin depth of field, some people would prefer an f/2.8 zoom (hence the ...
Probably not. Lens repair is usually fairly complex and requires specialized tools and expertise. If you had the expertise and tools to fix it you probably wouldn't be asking the question here. The minimum charge to have a reputable repair shop or factory service even look at it is probably significantly more than the price for which you could find a good ...
A standard kit is what typically is sold along with a body in kit offerings. The EF 50mm 1.8 (the old one) used to be a standard kit lens too - ages ago.
To clarify, while there is a standard range of focal ranges (in between wide and telephoto) that isn't generally what the standard in standard kit lens refers to (though they are generally in the standard range. Rather, when some cameras come with multiple possible kits, the standard kit lens is the cheaper one. This is similar to how some features come ...
A standard kit lens is just a kit lens. However, for some models there can be different kits available. The standard kit lens will be a 18-55mm but additionally a 18-105mm kit also exists.
The standard kit lens is just another word for the kit lens. Certain cameras may come in a kit with a lens and sometimes there are more than one kit available with different lenses but if they are manufacturer bundles, then the lenses are known as standard kit lenses.
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