Tamron 17-50mm (non BIM, Non VC) vs. Sigma 17-50mm OS?

Started Oct 1, 2012 | Discussions thread
howielenny
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Re: Tamron 17-50mm (non BIM, Non VC) vs. Sigma 17-50mm OS?
In reply to ohcello, Oct 1, 2012

I bought the Tamron 17-50mm 2.8 (non VC) and very happy with the images coming from it so far. It's not the quickest focusing lens in the world but fast enough for my needs in most situations. Colours, contrast and detail are all pretty good and it's sharp.

Here are a few examples taken with my D7000 and this lens.

17mm landscape shot
http://www.flickr.com/photos/howiemudge/7772478272/in/photostream

Texture shot
http://www.flickr.com/photos/howiemudge/7758709260/in/photostream

This shows the difference between f2.8-f8
http://www.flickr.com/photos/howiemudge/7656689496/in/photostream

This between f4-f11
http://www.flickr.com/photos/howiemudge/7656848170/in/photostream

Last one shows an indoor candid portrait at 50mm/2.8
http://www.flickr.com/photos/howiemudge/7656036546/in/photostream

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