Excerpt: I got this lens for my wife who is just starting out with more serious photography. It is a fair lens for a Sony Alpha 300 which is my old camera. The abilities of the camera and the lens are comparable and decent.
Summary: A good lens for the price. It takes decent photos at most distances, including macro shots. I am using this on my Canon SL1 compact SLR. The two issues I have with the lens are: 1. The lens will not stay in place when the camera is tipped down even slightly.
Summary: Overall, it is okay, so far, after 2days of use for about 2 hours of video. I have not shot any stills yet with this lens. Also, this lens came with its own 62mm butterfly lens hood, which I did not expect (was not in description) and bought one at the same time (as a suggestion from the page) - it...
Excerpt: I picked this up to be able to carry a single lens on a recent trip through Europe. It served that function as well or better than you might imagine a lens at this price point would be able to do. Pluses: Wide zoom range; Light weight; Moderately sturdy construction; Ergonomic controls; Nice bokeh.
Excerpt: Very nice, low-range wide-to-telephoto for a good price. Easily navigated to on the B&H website. Good specifications info too. Found it, bought it, had basic shipping and it arrived within 4 days. Very pleased! Will come again, perhaps for a higher-priced, name-brand item.