Kit lenses don’t get a lot of respect. They don’t have the low light capability of fast primes. The optical quality isn’t on par with more expensive lenses. They’re not remarkably wide or remarkably long.
But my kit lens has one serious advantage: it’s there. Kit lenses are cheap, compact and lightweight. And thus, I’ve taken the kit lens along when I’ve left my larger or more expensive lenses at home.
So, here are my favorite pictures taken with my kit lens.