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Tamron's new SP AF 17-50mm F/ 2.8 acts RDI II VC covers the heavily used 17-50 MM focal distance range (angle of view equivalent of 26-78 MM when converted to the full frame format) making it an extremely versatile, high performance zoom lens. Achieving sharpness and striking contrast, the lens produces beautiful images that are enhanced by the sha... read more

Tamron 17-50mm f/2.8 VC XR Lens for Nikon with BIM

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Tamron 17-50mm f/2.8 VC XR For Nikon
 
4.0

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        3.0

        A nice lens but.....

        By Dblimage

        from Elk Grove, CA

        About Me Tech Savvy

        Pros

        • Compact Design
        • Easy To Use

        Cons

        • Poor Clarity

        Best Uses

          Comments about Tamron 17-50mm f/2.8 VC XR For Nikon:

          The lens is great for the price. It takes really good photos and sharp above f3.5 - The VC (Vibration Control's) motor is noisy when it engages and disengages. It is really annoying especially if you have tried Nikon's VR and Sigma's OS version of vibration control. Also, at wide open (2.8), the focus is off at the focus point. You either have to send the lens back to Tamron, or make a fine focus adjustment in your camera. Again, Tamron didn't put the extra effort in their quality control of this particular model. The store tried another one from the box to see if the sharpness is right on, that too is off. This is basically what you're paying for is to be able to shoot sharp photos in low-light right? Well, if only Tamron can get this issue resolved, it would be a darn good lens for the price. As far as color is concern, it's comparable to Nikon's version. But the noise of the VC motor, you're just gonna have to live with that if you don't want to spend the extra bucks for the Nikon or Sigma. I will recommend this lens to a friend with a big "CAUTION." Happy shooting!

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          5.0

          Great Lens

          By Nickyclicks

          from New York

          About Me Wedding Photographer

          Pros

          • Great color fast lens

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Shooting Indoors
            • Shooting Outdoors

            Comments about Tamron 17-50mm f/2.8 VC XR For Nikon:

            Great all around lens
            I use this lens a primary lens for weddings
            with wonderful results

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            4.0

            Fantastic every day lens!

            By KS7

            from NH

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            Pros

            • Easy To Use

            Cons

            • Loud motor

            Best Uses

            • Shooting Indoors
            • Shooting Outdoors

            Comments about Tamron 17-50mm f/2.8 VC XR For Nikon:

            Besides the motor being rather loud, I really can't complain about this lens. The price is great for the quality. I have this lens on my camera 70% of the time and I am definitely impressed with how well it works in low light.

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            4.0

            Great Value

            By Hoss

            from Thomasville, NC

            About Me Semi-pro Photographer

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            Pros

            • Consistent Output
            • Durable
            • Easily Interchangeable
            • Fast / accurate auto-focus

            Cons

            • Heavy

            Best Uses

            • Landscape/Scenery
            • Sports/Action
            • Weddings/Events
            • Wildlife Photos

            Comments about Tamron 17-50mm f/2.8 VC XR For Nikon:

            Bought this as an all around, everyday use lens with F2.8. Great value and great picture quality.

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