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Nikon 17-55mm f/2.8G ED-IF AF-S DX
8.6 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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Reviews and Problems with Nikon 17-55mm f/2.8G ED-IF AF-S DX

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Overall 6
6.0

Not what I expected

Photo gal, Adorama
5 February 2013
  • Excerpt: I was hoping for a tack-sharp image and didn't get it even with careful technique. It may have been a bad copy since reviews of this lens are terrific.
  • Pros: Fast / accurate auto-focus, Strong Construction
  • Cons: Blurry Focus
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Overall 6
6.0

User Review

Photo gal, Adorama
5 February 2013
  • Excerpt: I was hoping for a tack-sharp image and didn't get it even with careful technique. It may have been a bad copy since reviews of this lens are terrific.
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Overall 6
6.0

User Review

acollard, Adorama
22 September 2011
  • Excerpt: Traded up to this lens from nikkor 18-200 dx on the basis of third party reviews promising razor sharp resolution, at the expense of more weight and less range. My conclusion: unless my particular unit needs calibration of some kind, it is not significantly sharper than the lens it replaced , at...
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Overall 6
6.0

Bad Copy?

Laserdoc, Adorama
4 September 2011
  • Excerpt: This lens has a classic history as a great photo journalist lens. However, my copy was not very sharp. In fact the Nikon 16-85mm VR blew it away at every aperture. I suspect I got a bad copy of the lens. Adorama was wonderful and took the lens back with no questions. [...]
  • Pros: Durable, Fast / accurate auto-focus, Rugged, Strong Construction
  • Cons: Blurry Focus, Heavy, Not sharp
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Overall 6
6.0

User Review

Laserdoc, Adorama
4 September 2011
  • Excerpt: This lens has a classic history as a great photo journalist lens. However, my copy was not very sharp. In fact the Nikon 16-85mm VR blew it away at every aperture. I suspect I got a bad copy of the lens. Adorama was wonderful and took the lens back with no questions. [...]
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Overall 6
6.0

Not sure if I like it...

Mustangworld!, B&H Photo
3 February 2011
  • Excerpt: Still debating on if I like this lens. Maybe it's user error or maybe I was just expecting to much from this lens considering the price I paid. Pros - Well build, fast Cons - At time has trouble focusing on a subject, not consistant and does not have VR As I said, maybe its me but I get better...
  • Pros: Durable, Strong Construction
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Overall 6
6.0

expected better

clermontcousin, B&H Photo
31 October 2010
  • Excerpt: I bought this lenses for taking photos while walking the sidelines of the football games and for taking indoor photos at parties and other celebrations. In good lighting, this lens delivers, but in low light it struggles to focus, focus is slow and inconsistent.
  • Pros: Durable, Strong Construction
  • Cons: Blurry Focus, Poor in Low Light, Slow Focus
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Overall 6
6.0

User Review

Tiferes, Adorama
1 August 2010
  • Excerpt: The Center of the lens is very Sharp but the 17mm edge is horribly distorted, unworthy of Nikon top lens.
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Overall 6
6.0

Not worth the $$

Adorama
29 September 2009
  • Excerpt: Maybe it's partly my fault for putting this lens on an ultra light D5000 body. As soon as I did I felt that I made a big mistake. The lens is clearly very well made, but it is handicapped by not having VR. If it did I'm sure I would have kept it, despite the punitive price tag and burdensome weight.
  • Pros: Easy To Use, Good studio performer, Great wedding lens, Improves Picture Quality
  • Cons: AF slower than kit lens, Better be a weight lifter, Nice bokeh, No VR-that's a biggie
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Overall 6
6.0

User Review

Adorama
29 September 2009
  • Excerpt: Maybe it's partly my fault for putting this lens on an ultra light D5000 body. As soon as I did I felt that I made a big mistake. The lens is clearly very well made, but it is handicapped by not having VR. If it did I'm sure I would have kept it, despite the punitive price tag and burdensome weight.
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