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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 10
10

Great Lens despite a few set backs

ZachFilm, B&H Photo
3 weeks ago
  • Excerpt: First off this lens is very cheap. I got one used but even new it's a good $300 cheaper than the canon. And yet the image quality is still great. It's very fast and has good range. The few setbacks of this lens are so small, it's barely worth mentioning.
  • Pros: Cost, Fast lens, Nice Bokeh, Range, Rugged
  • Cons: Loud Motors, Short Focus Throw, Zoom Ring Slightly Sticky
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Overall 10
10

Happy Shooter

Niken, B&H Photo
26 June 2014
  • Excerpt: Second Shooter lens.Good price for a fast lens,so far images are sharp and good contrast and color,paring this lens with the Nikon D7100.
  • Pros: Easily Interchangeable, Lightweight
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Overall 10
10

Great Lens!

Photo Heather, B&H Photo
12 June 2014
  • Excerpt: I bought this to replace my Canon kit lens. I use it as my walk around lens and it's great. I love the consistent f/2.8. It's really sharp, and I don't think it takes that long to focus really. But I haven't bought any "expensive" Canon lenses yet to compare. I love that it came with a petal lens hood too and has a 6-year warranty.
  • Pros: Consistent Output, Durable, Easily Interchangeable, Fast / accurate auto-focus, Nice Bokeh, Strong Construction
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Overall 10
10

Great lens, great price

Dave, B&H Photo
9 April 2014
  • Excerpt: This is my go to lens, it is great for portraits and indoor low light situations.
  • Pros: Fast / accurate auto-focus
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Overall 10
10

Best lens i own.

spaniardroyale, Ebay
1 April 2014
  • Summary: one of the best lens i have bought. As a beginner in photography this lens allowed be to take my skills to the next level, and loving every moment of it. The quality of this lens is immediately noticeable both in the mechanics and images. If your looking for a new step in your photos this is a must buy. Enjoy!
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Overall 10
10

Should be in every photo fan's kit.

5049william, Ebay
1 April 2014
Overall 10
10

Great lens for a great price!

Kevin Stephens, Amazon
28 March 2014
  • Summary: This lens works great! I could have paid way more for a Nikon-branded one, but I chose this one because of the significantly lower price. The build quality is excellent and it feels very sturdy. I use this lens as my everyday lens. The stationary front element that allows the petal lens hood is great as well, since I can use circular polarizers without having to readjust each time I refocus.
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Overall 10
10

You just can't go wrong

BrianS, B&H Photo
1 March 2014
  • Excerpt: For more than two months I was debating between Sigma 17-50 and this one. I finally pulled the trigger and I got Tamron. When coupled with my D7100 it produces amazing images. The lens is sharp across the range ... from highest to lowest apertures but it really shines between f/4 and f/10. The color rendering is quite good along with contrast. This might not be the best 24-70mm lens (APS-C sensor equivalent) but it's really darn close.
  • Pros: Consistent Output, Fast / accurate auto-focus, Nice Bokeh, Price
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Overall 10
10

Great off brand standard zoom lens.

Brett Weise, Amazon
15 February 2014
  • Summary: Fantastic lens. The images for my T3i are vastly improved over the kit lens provided. It has great aperture settings, so the images are extremely crisp, especially for the price. If you don't want to tinker with the focus, the lens is able to recognize several points within the frame, so you can make either the foreground or background stand out. It's as good as the brand name Canon 17-50mm. It's also surprisingly light.
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Overall 10
10

A great deal and superb service

Christopher L. Lynn, Amazon
4 February 2014
  • Summary: I had a concern about ordering direct from Japan. My "trial balloon" was to send them a few emails which were answered quickly and completely. A couple other Japanese-based dealers were not as prompt or clear on the details.The lens arrived in four days with no tax or duty. It's a gray market lens which means it has no USA warranty. In my 30 years of buying lenses I've never needed one repaired, so I felt is was low-risk deal. The lens is exactly as advertised.
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