Anyone use and NOT love the 17-55mm f/2.8G I'm about to purchase?

Started Feb 2, 2012 | Discussions thread
gl2k
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Re: Anyone use and NOT love the 17-55mm f/2.8G I'm about to purchase?
In reply to danm_cool, Feb 4, 2012

danm_cool wrote:

The bokeh can be a bit ugly when the subject is at about 50cm and there are a lot of lights in the background, but getting closer to the subject improves a lot the bokeh. As for the sharpness I think I have a good ticket, here is one pic at 17mm f/2.8 with the D200:

The picture of the woman is nice but I get the same IQ with my Tamron 17-50 @f2.8
The picture of the landscape is really poor for a 1200€ lens. Sorry to say so.

Maybe (probably) the Tammy is slower in terms of AF but the Nikon seems totally overpriced.

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