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8.7 out of 10

Nikon 17-55mm f/2.8G ED-IF AF-S DX

Nikon - 17-55mm f/2.8G IF-ED AF Zoom Lens .The AF-S DX Zoom-Nikk Read more

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Overall 8
8.0

Great all around lens

Mushtastic, B&H Photo
7 August 2014
  • Excerpt: I was looking for a lens that had a decent wide angle but still had some zoom functionality, as well as at least a f/2.8 to use in place of several different lens in my bag. This lens is very nice. It takes great photos. The autofocus is pretty fast, very smooth and pretty pretty accurate. I also like that you can put it in autofocus mode, and still manually focus while in autofocus mode.
  • Pros: Consistent Output, Fast / accurate auto-focus, Strong Construction
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Overall 10
10

Great walk-around lens for the D7100

graphitepaddle, B&H Photo
3 August 2014
  • Excerpt: Have had this lens for 10 mos, and there isn't much more than can be said.Tested it against the Nikon 16-85 & Tokina 12-28, looking for a walk-around lens (one that stays on the camera most of the time). The 16-85 lacked the IQ of the 17-55, and having the constant f2.8 was more important than VR. (Which is why I didn't test the Nikon 16-35 f4.)Tokina was missing missing 35mm & low 50's focal lengths, which were very important.
  • Pros: Durable, Fast / accurate auto-focus, Rugged, Strong Construction
  • Cons: Heavy
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Overall 10
10

Perfect all-around lens

BB, B&H Photo
29 July 2014
  • Excerpt: This lens is perfect when you just want to carry around one incredibly reliable (great in low lighting) lens with the opportunity for both wide angle and close-up shots. I highly recommend it!
  • Pros: Easily Interchangeable, Fast / accurate auto-focus
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Overall 10
10

Finally have a real good lens

Siggy, B&H Photo
17 July 2014
  • Excerpt: Upgraded from a Nikon D5100 to a D7100 recently, so it was time to upgrade to a "quality" lens, so after studying reviews, I decided to do the Nikon 17-55mm f/2.8 ED ... Looks like I made the right choice ... I am NOT a pro or even very experienced (yet), but I enjoy photography, so take my review with a grain of salt ... read quite a few reviews from different places before I would sink $ in a lens (cost more than the camera), but I often heard ...
  • Pros: Durable, Easily Interchangeable, Fast / accurate auto-focus, Nice Bokeh, Rugged, Strong Construction
  • Cons: Heavier Easily Managable
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Overall 10
10

Ancient, heavy and expensive, but great

zanypoet, B&H Photo
2 July 2014
  • Excerpt: As lens designs go, this thing is probably the most ancient among the Nikon DX line of lenses as well as being the most expensive ($!) and 2nd heaviest (after porcine 18-300 mm lens). Despite seemingly all the negative accolades, I just love what this lens can do in combination with my D7100. D7100's 24mp sensor really brings out the best in this lens. Great color, contrast, and bokeh. Sharp too!
  • Pros: Consistent Output, Durable, Fast / accurate auto-focus, Nice Bokeh, Rugged, Strong Construction
  • Cons: Heavy
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Overall 10
10

Fabulous Lens

Larry B, B&H Photo
25 June 2014
  • Excerpt: I use this lens on my D5300 and D7100. Perfect focus and DX lens. Go for it.
  • Pros: Consistent Output, Easily Interchangeable, Fast / accurate auto-focus, Nice Bokeh, Strong Construction
  • Cons: Heavy
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Overall 10
10

My Primary since D300 came out

Aaron, B&H Photo
30 May 2014
  • Excerpt: Everything about this lens is great. The focus speed, the weight and DOF from the f2.8, I love it all. I'm a part-time photographer shooting mostly portraits, creative stuff and some event photography. I started with D70s then upgraded to D300. I wanted to buy more lenses but with a cropped sensor camera I really didn't want to spend tons of money on other lenses, if that makes sense. I was waiting on going to Full Frame camera to start purchasing more lenses.
  • Pros: Consistent Output, Durable, Easily Interchangeable, Fast / accurate auto-focus, Nice Bokeh, Rugged, Strong Construction
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Overall 8
8.0

If you only own one lense - own this one.

Elbo, Nikon
22 May 2014
  • Summary: This lens has been of great use to me in my work as a location scout. It never comes off my DX format Nikon! 17-55mm is a very useful range, perfect for low light interior shots, bokeh-licious portraits, and beautiful landscapes. It focusses quickly and accurately. Note, as a DX dedicated lens I would not recommend using with full frame FX format - vignetting will occur through the entire range.
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Overall 10
10

LOVE, LOVE, LOVE this lens

Anthony, B&H Photo
3 April 2014
  • Excerpt: I use this lens for portraits and landscape. The aperture is fast and the photos are sharp. It's a quiet zoom. A little heavy, but nothing unreasonable. I'd recommend this to anyone with an APS-C sized sensor...
  • Pros: Consistent Output, Durable, Easily Interchangeable, Fast / accurate auto-focus, Nice Bokeh, Strong Construction
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Overall 8
8.0

Great Color Rendition.

Carlos Santos, B&H Photo
30 March 2014
  • Excerpt: I bought this lens for replace mi Sigma 17-70 f 2.8-4. I read and study a lot of reviews before purchase the lens. Instead of the sigma the nikkor has great color rendition, it's not the most sharp lens, but the color outpout delivers punch colors. I mounted on a D7100 and they are a great couple, good balanced. This lens is HEAVY, premium build quality. At 55 mm and f2.8 it's soft.
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