Excerpt: This a good lens for travelling. Not too heavy. I do a lot of hiking, skiing, climbing and with that range I don't need to change lenses to often. What I do not like is lens creep, but can be easy locked with a switch at 18mm.
Summary: very cheap lens. comes without image stabilizer for sony. works ok with the laea2 adapter. good for every day use. reach 50 of focal lens. on nex systems you must set your camera to telephoto without tripod. this option will take pictures in 3 layers and make one single image. works great.
Summary: This lens starts getting soft around 125mm and has problems with sharp focus action photos. And it's caused me extra post process time. All said and done, I should have purchased a better lens. I may try to return it.
Excerpt: I had to click the lock button to keep the lens from moving out.
This is a new additional, so I have not had too much use with it as of yet.
But did notice the lens creep as soon as I hung it on my camera strap.
Taking photos of my grandson's baseball game and was disappointed in the focus and sharpness of the photos
dynaman04 "Dynaman04", Amazon
23 July 2014
Summary: Taking photos of my grandson's baseball game and was disappointed in the focus and sharpness of the photos. I felt I had the DOF correctly. I then used my Sony lens 70-300 f/4 the next day the differences were night and day. The Sony was significantly sharper.
Excerpt: I really, really, really wanted to love this lens. I did a lot of research on my options in this pirce range and the fact it is built is Japan was a major selling point. THE GOOD: Well built with a sharp and clear visual through my DSLR. Operated smoothly and had a feel and look of quality. Quiet.