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Tamron SP AF28-75mm F/2.8 XR Di LD
8.5 out of 10

Tamron SP AF28-75mm F/2.8 XR Di LD

Di: Digitally Integrated Design, is a designation Tamron puts on Read more

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Reviews and Problems with Tamron SP AF28-75mm F/2.8 XR Di LD

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Overall 2
2.0

I might love the lens but it is grey market

Amazon Customer, Amazon
21 June 2014
  • Summary: I bought this one from Amazon not knowing that any of their vendors would sell grey market. I cannot register it with Tamron and there is not warranty. I could have found this lens for less money. Not happy. However, since I should review the lens, it is okay.
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Overall 2
2.0

User Review

Gaven Good, Adorama
9 July 2013
  • Excerpt: I used this lens on several photo shoots before finding out that it wasn't in focus. I finally did some test shots and confirmed that it doesnt focus properly, or is just very soft. I managed to save enough of the photos to not have to reshoot the photos...luckily it wasn't a wedding.
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Overall 2
2.0

Dirty and broken

Philipp H, Amazon
27 December 2012
  • Summary: The lense was filthy on the glass and edges and had to be cleaned first. The manual aperture adjustment ring is broken, a reason I bought this lense. Very disappointed.
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Overall 2
2.0

R2D2 in HEAT!

Michael A. Lombardi "Hoop", Amazon
22 June 2012
  • Summary: I must have received a bad copy as this thing sounded like one of the Transformers while trying desperately to auto focus on something. So loud it was embarrassing! It was also extremely cheap feeling and It was only sharp at F8. A real JUNKER!!!
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Overall 2
2.0

Cheap Lens- be aware

Kate loves color, B&H Photo
19 May 2012
  • Excerpt: I am a lifestyle portrait photographer who shoots a D90. All my other lenses are Nikkor so I am use to quality lenses that produce tack-sharp images. This lens was recommended by a reliable source so I took the risk and bought an inferior brand lens since I am not excited to spend $ for the nikkor...
  • Pros: Lightweight
  • Cons: Blurry Focus, Slow Focus, Weak Casing
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Overall 2
2.0

SERIOUS QUALITY CONTROL ISSUES

G.M., Amazon
5 November 2011
  • Summary: *******PLEASE READ UPDATES AT THE BOTTOM OF THIS REVIEW TO LEARN WHAT HAS HAPPENED WITH MY LENS AT TAMRON*********** I bought this lens after reading so many positive reviews from Amazon customers.
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Overall 2
2.0

I got a bad copy

Mark from NM, Adorama
17 October 2011
  • Excerpt: This was the first pro dslr lens i bought when i made the transition from 16mm, and small sensor HD cinematography to DSLR cinematography and photography. It had better reviews than the sigma 24-70 2.8 but all the moving and still images I got with this lens were slightly blurry, and "off" - meaning...
  • Cons: Blurry Focus, Slow Focus
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Overall 2
2.0

User Review

Mark from NM, Adorama
17 October 2011
  • Excerpt: This was the first pro dslr lens i bought when i made the transition from 16mm, and small sensor HD cinematography to DSLR cinematography and photography. It had better reviews than the sigma 24-70 2.8 but all the moving and still images I got with this lens were slightly blurry, and "off" - meaning...
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Overall 2
2.0

I'll stick with Canon brand lenses.

Stardan, Adorama
7 August 2011
  • Excerpt: I wanted a smaller and lighter lens to use for weddings. I purchased this one and was VERY disappointed. I use a rig of 3 eos cameras, 2 on brackets and one with a battery pack and pocket wizards. As soon as I put this lens on, I started getting 'ERR 99' message on the display.
  • Pros: Lightweight
  • Cons: Slow Focus
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Overall 2
2.0

User Review

Stardan, Adorama
7 August 2011
  • Excerpt: I wanted a smaller and lighter lens to use for weddings. I purchased this one and was VERY disappointed. I use a rig of 3 eos cameras, 2 on brackets and one with a battery pack and pocket wizards. As soon as I put this lens on, I started getting 'ERR 99' message on the display.
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