Sigma 17-50 f2.8

Started Jun 15, 2012 | Discussions thread
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Re: Sigma 17-50 f2.8
In reply to CharlieDIY, Jun 22, 2012

I ended up getting the Tamron of someone for a good price and so far like it very much, love the way it hadles flare, or lack thereof,
generally leaves the kit 18~55 lens behind!

CharlieDIY wrote:

Sergeg wrote:

Any idea how the Sigma compares to the Tamron equivalent?
Users of theTamron have complained about poor construction materials.

I can't give you a comparison, but my Tamron 17-50 is my standard lens, seems well made, and is the sharpest lens I've ever owned. One friend wants to buy mine because his is not close to as sharp, even after a lot of tune-up.

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