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Tamron AF 18-270mm f/3.5-6.3 Di II VC LD Aspherical (IF) MACRO
8.4 out of 10

Tamron AF 18-270mm f/3.5-6.3 Di II VC LD Aspherical (IF) MACRO

Di II : for APS-C DSLRsFocal length: 260mm Exposure: F/8 at 1/40 Read more

Great Deal: $345.00

Reviews and Problems with Tamron AF 18-270mm f/3.5-6.3 Di II VC LD Aspherical (IF) MACRO

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Overall 6
6.0

Just OK

Pat, B&H Photo
10 June 2015
  • Excerpt: this lens is a step up from the 18-55 kit, but not as sharp as advertised. I returned it and decided on the Sony 18-135. This was a much sharper lens.
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Overall 6
6.0

Decent Product

Anish, B&H Photo
21 July 2014
  • Excerpt: This Lens works great in outdoor settings and is a good all in one lens. The autofocus does a decent job and is fairly quiet and fast. However occasionally during a drastic change in zoom the focus drive will make a high pitched squeal sound.
  • Pros: Fast / accurate auto-focus, Lightweight, Strong Construction
  • Cons: Poor in Low Light
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Overall 6
6.0

not up to my expectations

bz, B&H Photo
27 May 2014
  • Excerpt: Seems well made , liked compact size and wt. lens hood is provided I found using the zoom stiff and difficult to rotate smoothly..not that major I was not satisfied with photos …i was looking for sharp, crisp pictures and my results seemed soft.
  • Pros: Compact Design, Easy To Use
  • Cons: Poor Clarity
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Overall 6
6.0

Good lens for the money HOWEVER

Fotoman in Virginia, B&H Photo
6 April 2014
  • Excerpt: I purchased this lens prior to leaving for a holiday in Australia and New Zealand. After shooting nearly 4600 images, I was impressed. Results were good ... the lens was sharp overall but sharper in the mid-range than in the long telephone (270mm).
  • Pros: Compact Design
  • Cons: Inconsistent With Canon, Rotational Design
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Overall 6
6.0

Great lens for video

Caleb, B&H Photo
14 January 2014
  • Excerpt: I use this lens only for filming weddings and event. It's a pretty good lens for the amount of width and zoom it has; I recommend it if you want to just use only 1 lens during your shoot. Not the sharpest lens, but gets the job done. Very sold feel, not too heavy and smooth with the focus and zoom.
  • Pros: Compact Design, Easy To Use
  • Cons: Poor Clarity, Poor in low light
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Overall 6
6.0

AF18-270mm f/3.5-6.3 Di II VC PZD AF Len

ern, B&H Photo
14 January 2014
Overall 6
6.0

Fair compromise for the price.

pvairo, B&H Photo
15 December 2013
  • Excerpt: I bought the Tamron AF18-270mm as a walk-around lens when I don't want to carry with me the pro equipment I own. Of course, one must forget about the Pro quality but this lens is well built, quite solid, I didn't have the need to use the Lock Lens switch for preventing from the "lens creep" problem...
  • Pros: Durable, Lightweight, Strong Construction
  • Cons: Blurry Focus, Distortion, Slow Focus
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Overall 6
6.0

lens hood defective

Bill D, Adorama
3 September 2013
  • Excerpt: Lens works fine but the lens hood sent does not fit, just hangs loosely. Adorama customer service said item has to be back ordered from Tamron
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Overall 6
6.0

for this price you can not ask for much

felipece, B&H Photo
31 May 2013
  • Excerpt: Use this lens on a trip, taking photographs of buildings, landscapes and people. With the lens can be a great approach of objects. But I think trying to have a lens that covers both rank is asking a lot, it's dark, when taking close loses much sharpness, plus it shows a kind of gray cloud.
  • Pros: Durable, Easily Interchangeable, Rugged, Strong Construction
  • Cons: Poor in Low Light
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Overall 6
6.0

All around travel lens, with limits

Under the Radar, B&H Photo
23 May 2013
  • Excerpt: Purchased as a multi purpose travel lens, and it does that well. Great range of zoom with a fast, quiet focus and lightweight. Compact when at the 18mm setting and has a convenient lock to keep lens from extending while not in use.
  • Pros: Compact Design, Cost, Easy To Use, Light weight
  • Cons: Made in china, No Case, Plastic Body, Poor Clarity
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