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8.6 out of 10

Tamron SP AF17-50mm F/2.8 XR Di II LD

Di II : for APS-C DSLRsWith its wide F/2.8 constant aperture, th Read more

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Overall 8
8.0

Great for my uses

H Man, B&H Photo
2 weeks ago
  • Excerpt: I use the lens for close-up family, wedding and general use. Just takes getting use to lens with my Canon T3.
  • Pros: Consistent Output, Fast / accurate auto-focus, Great For Low Light Pic, Lightweight
  • Cons: Compatable With Camera
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Overall 8
8.0

Great lens

*nom*licious, Amazon
1 March 2014
  • Summary: This lens gives nice sharp pictures. I have not noticed any creep thus far. Auto focus on really close objects makes the lens track back and forth a bit, but when doing these "macro" or close to shots I use manual anyway. It's great at these close "macro" shots by the way. I did a lot of 3rd party filter test research and paired it with this Hoya filter: http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B000KZ5YWE/ref=oh_details_o03_s00_i02?
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Overall 8
8.0

This lens seems suitable for my uses.

noname, B&H Photo
1 March 2014
  • Excerpt: Not being a pro, sharpness and quality of construction more than meets my needs for point and shoot. Plus is capable of much more special purposes as well. At this point I would purchase it again if needed.
  • Pros: Consistent Output, Durable, Easily Interchangeable, Fast / accurate auto-focus, Lightweight, Nice Bokeh, Strong Construction
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Overall 8
8.0

Great kit lens replacement for people looking for low-light and bokeh.

lildragon555, Ebay
9 February 2014
  • Summary: This is an excellent lens to replace the kit lens. With a constant f/2.8 aperture, you get amazing bokeh and low-light performance and a nice zoom range. The lens is very well made and weighs similar to the regular kit lens. It is also very nice that the front element does not move when focusing, so you can put filters and hoods on it, giving that professional look and feel. It auto-focuses very quickly and pictures look clear.
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Overall 8
8.0

Great lens for the price! Sharp image with fast focusing

pixol7, Ebay
3 February 2014
  • Summary: Excellent lens. Better alternative to some of Canon's own lens except the L series. Sharp image with fast focusing. Although focusing is not silent type it does not make much noise either.
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Overall 8
8.0

Good value for the money

tuyk.bg, Ebay
11 January 2014
  • Summary: Lightweight, compact, fast standard zoom lens designed for DX SLR cameras.A very nice and sharp lens with good colors and contrast. Nice bokeh as well thanks to the constant f/2.8 aperture. In the day, the auto focus is accurate and does not hunt.
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Overall 8
8.0

I Was Truly Surprised

KFW, B&H Photo
10 January 2014
  • Excerpt: I hope I can be helpful with this review. I am an artist/amateur. I have been involved in the creation of images using the photographic method for decades. Currently the tools I have been working with are: D800 with Nikon 24 2.8 AFD, Sigma 35 1.4 AFS G, and a nikon 85 1.8 AFD. Also, the D7100 with Samyang 14 2.8, Nikon 35 1.8 AFS G, and Nikon 60 2.8 AFS G. I shoot urbanish landscapes. The vast majority of my shooting is done between F/6.3 and f/10 on a solid tripod.
  • Pros: Consistent Output
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Overall 8
8.0

Great Kit Replacement

Matthew Gruebmeyer, Amazon
30 December 2013
Overall 8
8.0

Very happy with choice

SafetyRick, Adorama
26 December 2013
  • Excerpt: This 17-50mm lens was bought used from Adorama and I am very happy with it. <br /><br />It's the first lens I've bought beyond the kit Sony SAL 18200mm lens and I immediately saw the difference in the quality of the images varying from landscapes to grandkids playing at Christmas.<br /><br />It is heavier than the 18200 lens, but it's a great trade-off to get better quality images.
  • Pros: Fast / accurate auto-focus
  • Cons: Heavy
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Overall 8
8.0

Good Lens

Venu, B&H Photo
10 December 2013
  • Excerpt: I bought this lens for Canon 60D and so far looks good. Hopefully it will last long. Able to take pictures in low light and they came good.
  • Pros: Fast / accurate auto-focus, Lightweight, Nice Bokeh
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