5D III-Starter: 17-40 - 50 1,8 - 85 1,8

Started Apr 2, 2012 | Discussions thread
Holgs
Senior MemberPosts: 1,661
Like?
Re: I would try 17-40 before you buy
In reply to Dags, Apr 3, 2012

Dags wrote:

I came from Olympus where the sensors were not up to scratch, but the lenses most definitely were & found myself fairly disappointed with the 17-40. For me softness is the issue.

I have a Tamron 28-75 2.8 which I prefer to the 17-40 where they overlap & I also have a Samyang 14mm which is much sharper than the wide end of the 17-40.

I hear really conflicting reports of the 17-40 - for me its a great lens. Not up to the best of the Oly lenses but generally pretty sharp except in the extreme corners, and even then still acceptable if stopped down.

Reply   Reply with quote   Complain
Post (hide subjects)Posted by
Keyboard shortcuts:
FForum PPrevious NNext WNext unread UUpvote SSubscribe RReply QQuote BBookmark post MMy threads
Color scheme? Blue / Yellow