Sigma 17-50mm f/2.8 EX DC HSM Zoom

Started Sep 29, 2012 | Discussions thread
waynes Contributing Member • Posts: 917
Re: Sigma 17-50mm f/2.8 EX DC HSM Zoom

Fl_Gulfer wrote:

I prefer the Tamron 17-50 f2.8 over the Sigma and the Pentax

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I had the old version.  It was indeed felt very very sharp.

But it was very loud focusing, thus I hesitated to bring to some quiet indoor situations.  And it often missed focusing from time to time.  Sigma just feels more smooth...

For outdoors, the difference between 17-50s and 18-135 is there but not big. And 18-135 has a range advantage.  If you add color into the consideration, nothing can beat the Ltds.

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