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Tamron SP AF11-18mm F/4.5-5.6 Di II LD
8.3 out of 10

Tamron SP AF11-18mm F/4.5-5.6 Di II LD

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Reviews and Problems with Tamron SP AF11-18mm F/4.5-5.6 Di II LD

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Overall 6
6.0

Middle of the road lens

Douglas H. Hunter "dhhunter", Amazon
21 May 2013
  • Summary: I've had the lens for a month now and have shot about 2,000 frames with it for architectural interior work. The lens has significant optical distortion, its sharpness is pretty good, and at f4.5 it's very slow. I use DXO Optics pro's profile for the lens to fix the distortion in post.
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Overall 6
6.0

It's ok--but there are better

lw_photo "Lindsey", Amazon
9 August 2011
  • Summary: I've had this lens for about 3 years and have ended up using it MUCH more than I thought I ever would. It's a fun range to play around with and create some visual interest, especially in all the small environments I seem to find myself in.
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Overall 6
6.0

A very good lens but limited zoom range

Houckster, Amazon
23 December 2010
  • Summary: I have gotten excellent results from this lens and the only issue is the limited range of 11-18. Eventually I bought Tamron's 10-24/3.5-4.5 lens and I've had no regrets as the results with the 10-24 are excellent. The 11-18 necessitated too many lens changes.
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Overall 6
6.0

Not bad, could be better

M. Rauwolf, Amazon
26 August 2008
  • Summary: Pros: It's really cool what you can do with this lens. The special effects at close range are very intriguing, and for capturing landscapes, home interiors, etc. it really does the job well. For that reason, it's very handy to have.
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Overall 6
6.0

So-so performance from an (relatively) expensive lens

Mesmerizer, Amazon
12 October 2006
  • Summary: I've been playing with this lens attached to my EOS 400D for couple of weeks now and I'm affraid it's not living up to my expectations, or it's relatively high price. Out of all the third party contenders (Tamron, Sigma & Tokina), this one is the most expensive, about $100 more than Tokina, yet it...
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