Reviews and Problems with Tamron 18-200mm f/3.5-6.3 Di III VC
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lightweight and quick on Canon M, M2 good for carry if size is a problem
Bid D, Amazon
16 July 2015
Summary: My canon M-2 and this lens are a great team for trips overnight trips good on 18mm side but the 200mm can be a challenge at times. 200mm should be sharp and clear shots as this lens is a APC lens. action shots are hit and miss. got some good and some fair.
Excerpt: I love this lens, and it's great with my EOS M and M2, but it doesn't work with the EOS M3. And it's not just an auto-focus issue, or something like that, where you could "ignore" the problem. On my unit, it actually prevents the camera from working at all...
Pros: Easily Interchangeable, Fast / accurate auto-focus, Lightweight
Excerpt: I use this lens all the time as a shoot on opportunity lens. I initially had the focusing problems that others have described but whether it was the Sony NEX-7 upgrade or just the user and the camera getting it right it is now a fast focusing lens in all but very poor light.
Pros: Consistent Output, Durable, Easily Interchangeable, Fast / accurate auto-focus, Lightweight, Nice Bokeh, Rugged, Strong Construction
Excerpt: I got the lense so I had a good all range lense for when I am out with family and this lense did not dissapoint. The camera can take a little while to focus in low light scenarios but is very accurate in well lit scenarios, such as daylight.
Pros: Consistent Output, Easily Interchangeable, Lightweight, Nice Bokeh, Strong Construction
Excerpt: Well built. Smooth rings. Quick and accurate focus. Good image quality. Ready for EOS-M 3. I would recommend for all arround zoom lens for travels. I wish I could buy a constant F4 for that range.
Pros: Consistent Output, Good Image quality, Quick And Accurate Focus, Smooth Rings, Well built
Excerpt: I've only had the lens a week or so but am very impressed with the quality of the shots I am getting from it over its whole range 18mm-200mm. I originally wanted a 55mm-200mm but was disappointed in the Canon design (plastic bayonet mount, so so reviews) which is not available in the US anyway.
Pros: Durable, Easily Interchangeable, Fast / accurate auto-focus, Lightweight, Rugged