Summary: The lens inside misted in humid air. My copy had a strong front-focus. After adjustment everything is OK. Despite these shortcomings, I like quality of the images. In this price range it has no competitors.
Id rather go with NikonVrII cuz of a high end work i do.
28 November 2011
Summary: Slow focus comparing to nikon 70-200vrII and overall quality of the images are so so , but almost 1/4 of the price. With that being said it all up to you. If you can afford the pro nikon lens- totally go for it! If not or you looking for a lens to shoot a soccer/football games of your child playing then totally get it. Its better than f5.6 and overall bargain for the price. Best of a luck !
Cons: Focus misses unable to judge why. Given that the focus band is very nato I cannot ding the lens at fault for the lens does its job. But cannot judge how well since the picture does not show which spot the square fell on. In a couple of shots the edge of the rose pettle is in perfect focus but the rest of the flower is out of focus. So judging this is tricky. Cant ask the computer to be intuitive like us humans. An automated system will do just that do things even if t...