Summary: This lens is all that I had hoped for and more than I expected. It suits my hobbyist photographer needs perfectly and has not let me down.
Pros: I am an amateur hobbyist photographer with a strong interest in taking beautiful photographs and not necessarily in ever becoming a professional photographer. For over a year now this lens has not left my D3200. It allows me the versatility to shoot very nice (not amazing) macro shots and still g...
Cons: Not enough to deduct an egg, but as mentioned in other reviews, this lens will develop creep. It is not, in my opinion, a game changer as I have developed a habit of setting the lock when I'm done with a shot. If you walk with this lens facing down and not locked it will fully extend.
Summary: I am in love with this lens. no more switching between lenses. only down side it's fairly heavier then stock lenses but it's also bigger. I have a sony a330 stock lenses are 55mm and this is a 62mm so there is a bit of size different which would account for the weight.
Summary: This is one amazing lens, if you are looking for an amazing lens that will step up your photography experience and will not cost you a fortune, do not hesitate. Here a couple of un-edited pictures that I took last week from a car show. The camera used here is a Nikon D7100.