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Tamron SP AF200-500mm F/5-6.3 Di LD
8.7 out of 10

Tamron SP AF200-500mm F/5-6.3 Di LD

This is a zoom lens from Tamron that lets you bring your far awa Read more

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Reviews and Problems with Tamron SP AF200-500mm F/5-6.3 Di LD

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Overall 4
4.0

BUYER BEWARE!

Kenneth L. "Kenneth November", Amazon
11 July 2014
  • Summary: BUYER BEWARE! ISSUE WITH SELLER NOT MANUFACTURER. The lens came packaged in a box far to large, loaded with air-bubble plastic filler. Lens unharmed. Opened lens, looked for instructions only to find Japanese instructions, First RED FLAG.
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Overall 4
4.0

Disappointed

Daniel W. Davis, Amazon
19 July 2013
  • Summary: Bought my Tamron 200-500mm in 2011 through Amazon. Recently pulled it out to use. I don't carry it all the time due to size of the lens. The Focus ring wouldn't turn so I sent it in for repair.
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Overall 4
4.0

Not what they say it is

Rs Mama, Amazon
7 June 2012
  • Summary: Before ordering this lens I read very carefully all the descriptions and it just wont do what they say it does. For an amateur like mewas very dissapointing to try to get pictures of birds and not get what they said I would with this lens. Tried it a few times and returned it.
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Overall 4
4.0

really a 200-400mm f8 lens

D. Inskeep, Amazon
19 March 2009
  • Summary: I gave this lens a try as a cheaper alternative to the Canon 100-400 L IS lens. After one outing, I returned the Tamron immediately and bought the Canon 100-400mm L IS lens. This lens is pretty soft at anything above 400mm, and anything below f/8.
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Overall 4
4.0
Value for money 4
4.0

User Review

Photography Review
25 May 2006
Overall 4
4.0
Value for money 4
4.0

User Review

jusval, Photography Review
25 May 2006
  • Summary: Used with Canon 20D and XT I was Thoroughly disappointed in this lens! After reading the reviews here and on other sites, I decided to try this lens. I was looking for something with a longer reach than my 100-300mm "L" series. This is not the answer.
  • Pros: As far as the build quality, I would say it is acceptable, better than the Sigma and focus was fast & quiet...
  • Cons: If you are picky about your photos and do a lot of prints 8x10 or larger, stick with "L" series lenses, or you will be disappointed...
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Overall 4
4.0

Schlechter als die bisherigen Bewertungen...

HM "Hassman", Amazon
16 April 2014
  • Summary: Hallo! Da dieses Objektiv bereits vier Mal gut bewertet wurde, habe ich es mir als Nikonversion bestellt. Vorweg, ich bin enttäuscht. Die Gründe sind die folgenden: An meine D5100 (DX/APS-C Format) funktioniert der Autofokus dieses Objektivs nicht.
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