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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 8
8.0

Nice lens

DD, Amazon
5 April 2015
  • Summary: Nice lens but occasionally I get an error message when trying to use at 500mm. Message is "Lens can not communicate with camera"
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Overall 8
8.0

Good Lens

Glenn R. Melby, Amazon
28 July 2013
  • Summary: I have a 18-200 lens this perfect to take off from there 200-500, I would recommend this lens, the only thing is that it is heavy, that is why I rated it a 4.
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Overall 8
8.0

Very fast focus Tamron 200-500mm telephoto lens

William H. Etheridge Jr., Amazon
20 June 2013
  • Summary: I've owned the Tamron 200-500mm telephoto lens since 2010 and have used it several times at a zoo or landscape shots. Last night I used it for my grandson's baseball game on my Nikon D800 and was very impressed with how fast it focused which I thought was as fast, if not faster, than the Nikon...
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Overall 8
8.0

Tamron AF 200-500 zoom lens a qualified winner!

David Graham "uuglypher", Amazon
29 April 2013
  • Summary: At first i was disappointed that focus was more soft than expected at the extremes of zoom (200to 230. And 475-500) HOWEVER.. Between 240mm and 470mm of zoom it is one the finest pieces of glass in my lens stable!
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Overall 8
8.0

Excellent Resolution

Scientist, Amazon
9 January 2013
  • Summary: I'm using this on a Sony SLR. I like to shoot wildlife and that of course demands a long lens. I'm not aware of any lens that's this sharp for the money. A definite keeper.
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Overall 8
8.0

It's a bit slow

M. Aiken, Amazon
28 November 2012
  • Summary: I knew this when I bought it. I use it for getting the shot of dogs running Lure Coursing which is an outside event. I have several Tamron lens. I love the old ones best they seem more compatable with Canon bodies I have. Also they seem clearer and better lens in general.
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Overall 8
8.0

Tamron 200-500mm

rustico, Amazon
4 October 2012
  • Summary: Good response when focusing, needs plenty of light, you will need a tripod to use in wildlife. I am not super happy with it but I can't afford the Nikon product. The Tamron does the job, I am not happy since I do wildlife photography and not good when birds are in motion.
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Overall 8
8.0

Great value for the money!

peak_becker, Ebay
22 April 2012
  • Summary: This lens is worth what they ask for it. That is, it does not compare with the sharpness one would expect from a brand Nikon lens but the picture quality is fair. Don't expect too much bokeh or low-light capabilities. For shooting outdoors at reasonable speeds, this is a great lens.
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Overall 8
8.0

Not bad for under $1000

James G. Patterson "The Professor", Amazon
17 April 2011
  • Summary: I'm sure one of the Canon big lenses would be sharper and faster, but this one isn't a bad lens at all. I will try, but not recommend it, with a 1.4x extender. So far, the 500mm photos do seem a little soft. But if you have your f/7 to 8 in daylight you should be good. No IS?
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Overall 8
8.0

Tamron AF 200-500mm on Sony DSLR-A900 With Aperture

T. Latham, Amazon
14 April 2010
  • Summary: I found the lens very light and easy to use in the field for Nature photography, especially birding. I'm getting excellent pictures although the auto-focus feature tends to search a little longer and with pin point focus it tends not to be so precise in those tight bird shots with many leaves.
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