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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 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 results with my 50 mm 1.8.
  • 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. I am forced to use a flash even in decent lighting, but the standard flash on my d300 casts a shadow on the subject. I thought this lens would be my walking around lens, but definitely not at night.
  • Pros: Durable, Strong Construction
  • Cons: Blurry Focus, Poor in Low Light, Slow Focus
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Overall 6
6.0

Not What I Expected

APS, B&H Photo
29 April 2009
  • Excerpt: This lens has excellent build quality and the expected weight of a pro level lens. I shoot mostly wedding and family portraiture and this lens does not deliver the sharpness I want. I also own the Nikkor 70-200 2.8 VR lens and it delivers outstanding picture quality. I expected the same from this pro level lens. I tried several different lighting situations and F-Stop ranges on my D300. It just doesn't deliver the quality I want for my images.
  • Pros: Easy To Use, Excellent Build Quality
  • Cons: No Increase In Performance, Not Pro Level Quality
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Overall 6
6.0

Too much whiz and not enough bang

Angel, B&H Photo
22 December 2008
  • Excerpt: I bought this item Nikon 17-55mm f/2.8 for my Nikon D90 in a sense of the reviews is quite perfect and everything I read are saying that this item is sharp in everyway. But I think I get a bad copy of this item because after I test it for almost 3 days adjusting everything in my camera like the diopter, etc. I found that the image is not sharp as well as the edges, & this type of lens is not suitable for my taste.
  • Pros: Quick Focus, Strong Construction
  • Cons: Soft focus
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Overall 6
6.0

User Review

Bara, Fredmiranda
17 August 2008
  • Conclusion: This is very good build lens, but to expensive because it's only DX lens. It's just little better then Sigma 18-50 2,8 and Tokina 16-50 2,8 and same as Tamron 17-50 2,8 in therms of optical quality. Lens is way worse than Tamron 28-75 2,8, Sigma 24-70 2,8, Nikkor 24-70 2,8 and Nikkor 28-70 2,8. Price in Croatia €1650 and that is to expensive comparing with €420 for Tamron 17-50 2,8 and 17-50 €510 for Sigma 18-50 2,8 HSM.
  • Pros: build quality, weight(I like when lens is heavy)
  • Cons: average optical quality, price, DX lens
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Overall 6
6.0

Nikon 17-55mm f/2.8G (or Nikon 24-70mm f/2.8G instead?)

Nick Galazoudis, Amazon
18 August 2014
  • Summary: Without even considering myself as THE great connoisseur of Photography (in fact, the opposite), may I say that I'm just a regular guy who, like many others out there, wants to get the best of his lenses, trying to overcome technical, financial and other restrictions applied in advance.
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Overall 6
6.0

(UPDATE: now with comment) Not a comment on the lens itself - I ordered this item bug was shipped a completely different lens!

Brian Cepuran, Amazon
2 October 2013
  • Summary: UPDATE: I worked with Amazon support (who was very helpful), and they sent a replacement lens - it arrived and it was the lens that I expected...which means that I actually got to try it out! The lens is VERY nice - it is able to take beautiful pictures across the zoom range, and is brilliant in lower light situations (such as indoors).
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Overall 6
6.0

Groß, schwer, midrange Zoom

Eggstein, Amazon
26 April 2014
  • Summary: Warum so viel Geld für ein Zoomobjektiv ausgeben, das den mittleren Brennweitenbereich abdeckt? Für mich macht das keinen Sinn. Ich habe das Objektiv bestellt, weil ich mal eines dieser Dinger in Profi-Qualität ausprobieren wollte, die man sonst immer nur in Rezensionen sieht. Ich habe mich davon überzeugt, dass ich es nicht benötige: Es ist groß, schwer und sehr teuer. Die Bildqualität ist gut, logisch.
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Overall 6
6.0

User Review

club.foto.ru
28 March 2014
  • Excerpt: Сознаюсь, меня так вдохновили похвальные отзывы этой ветки об объективе, что решил купить. Не смотря на тугое кольцо. Спасибо. Хотя у меня есть подобный отличный объектив 17-35/2,8. Разницы в резкости я не увидел - оба хороши. По качеству снимка, как сказано выше, претензий нет. Все вопросы по конструктиву.
  • Pros: 1.Фокусное растояние 17-55 - нет аналогов., 2. Светосила 2,8 - нет аналогов., 3.Резкий., 4. Кольцо изменения фокуса от17 до 55 мм всего 90 градусов! Для трехкратного зума неплохо., 5.Бленда аж 65 мм. !!! Прямая, как на телеобьективе! Вот, что значит "кроп"!, 6.Специально расчитан для "кроп".
  • Cons: 1-а.Любительский конструктив - пыле-влаго не защищен. Объясню ниже., 1-в.Меняется длина объектива при зумировании., 2.Тугое кольцо зумирования.
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Overall 6
6.0

oft überbewertet !

usellermann, eBay.de
4 May 2009
  • Summary: Optisch ist das Objektiv eine Enttäuschung. Habe umfangreiche Vergleichstests mit dem Tokina 2,8/16-50mm (in zwei Exemplaren) und dem Nikon AF-S 3,5-4,5/18-70mm durchgeführt und die Ergebnisse in 100%-Ansicht verglichen: Mit erschreckendem Ergebnis !!! Das 3-5 mal teurere Objektiv konnte sich nicht signifikant von den beiden anderen genannten abheben! Es liessen sich natürlich je nach untersuchter Brennweite bzw.
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