When is Canon coming out with competiton for Nikons 18-200 VR lens?

Started Jun 19, 2007 | Discussions thread
Lemming51 Forum Pro • Posts: 14,615
Re: near as sharp as the Nikon 18-200

travelinbri wrote:

I heard the Tamron 18-250 was so so at best, and nothing near as
sharp as the Nikon 18-200. Also no image stabilizer.

Where does the Nikon 18-200 VR get the reputation for being sharp? Per photozone, it isn't as sharp as their kit 18-55 at any of the same focal lengths. Plus greater vignetting and barrel distortion.

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