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

reviewer#6944 date: Feb-21-2010
sharpness: 5
color: 5
build: 4
distortion: 4
flare control: 4
overall: 4.4
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:Sony 16-105
Sigma 24-70 F2,8 macro Minolta 35-70 f4
Tamron 28-75 f2,8
Sony 18-70
Sony 18-55 Sam And so on.
price paid:4300 sek
positive:For cost? Everything..It is so good so IT is little hard to understand it don't have higher prise.
negative:It could have being 17-70 .. Then it would be close to perfect. But 17-50 work anyway..
comment:I wright so bad English. So I cant say so much in writing.

But if you need a good good allround lense for a nice price I can only give my best recommendation for this Tamron 17-50 f2,8.. It will serve you and give you nice photos with good sharp (even in F2,8 !) and nice colors.. I really really like this lense...

rating summary

lens image
  • 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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