Tamron SP AF 17-50mm F2.8 XR Di II LD Aspherical A-mount lens review by hemus0971hh

reviewer#5724 date: Jul-19-2009
sharpness: 5
color: 5
build: 5
distortion: 5
flare control: 5
overall: 5
tested on:
  • film camera:Film camera
  • APS-C: 6MP6 MP; 10MP10 MP; 12MP12 MP; 14MP14 MP; 16MP16 MP; 20MP20 MP; 24MP24 MP
  • full frame: 12MP12 MP; 24MP24 MP; 36MP36 MP; 42MP42 MP; 61MP61 MP
ownership:I own this lens
compared to:CZ 16-80 Sigma 28-70
price paid:299 euro new
positive:everything
negative:None
comment:This is one of the best, most versatile lenses I've owned. I purchased it after reading so many positive reviews on this site. One of the best features is the large aperture of 2.8 that is constant.This lens takes extremely sharp pictures with vibrant colors.I use it more than any other lens.When looking for a lens in this range do not hesitate to get the Tamron.

rating summary

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  • total reviews: 214
  • sharpness: 4.59
  • color: 4.45
  • build: 4.14
  • distortion: 4.16
  • flare control: 4.45
  • overall: 4.36
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