The Canon T7i is a fantastic DSLR ideal both for amateur photographers that take photos as a hobby and for some professional work. It’s capable of taking photos and filming in FullHD, has integrated WiFi, and an APS-C CMOS 20,2 Mpx sensor.
As with every DSLR camera, the most important aspect of a great photo is the lens you use. For the Canon T7i, you can choose from a wide selection of lenses.
Usually, the Canon T7i body comes with a Canon EF-S 18-135 mm IS STM or with a Canon EF-S 18-55 mm IS STM. The first one is a better choice, as the 18-135 mm offers a better zoom for the same image quality.
For better Canon T7i lenses, you can choose some from Canon or from other manufacturers. A very good option is from Sigma, the 17-70 mm f/2.8-4 OS Contemporary. This lens offers very good image quality, improving the brightness in low-light conditions. You can find this one at around 400 Euros.
An ideal solution for moments when you can’t bring with you more lenses is a super-zoom lens, that covers a long focal distance so you don’t have to keep changing the lenses depending on the distance from the object or person you want to photograph. It is ideal, for example, for taking pictures on vacations. The downside of super-zoom lenses is the lower image quality, so do not expect the same sharpness as with the standard lenses. Some good options for super-zoom are Tamron 18-270 VC and Sigma 18-200 mm Contemporary.
On the opposite, a short focal distance lens is used for macro photography. These lenses have better image quality, but you have to be very close to your subject, so you may end up blocking the light or scaring the subject. The best image quality comes from the Canon EF-S 60 mm Macro USM lens.
Lastly, for capturing a wide overview, you need a wide-angle lens. The best option is the Canon EF-S 10-18mm f/4.5-5.6 IS STM. It lacks in build quality but it offers impressive performance for a great price.
Choosing the best lens for a given situation is very important, so be sure you are using the best option available.