Tamron 17-28mm user experience

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noggin2k1 Senior Member • Posts: 2,429
Re: Tamron 17-28mm user experience

I’ve been nothing but impressed with the 17-28. Currently on vacation with it, and it’s not missed a beat.

I really struggle to understand people’s issues with build quality on it. You can tell Tamron have been wholly conscious on weight and size, but it doesn’t feel detrimental to the build. The plastics feel ‘different’ but it feels no worse build quality-wise than the GM zooms. It’s a league above 16-35/4 in this department.

I’ve also had no issues AF-wise - the only times I’ve had issues are down to the body. It’s a really nice lens to manually adjust with 1 finger (again, different story with the GM zooms).

throw into the mix screw in filters, and it’s an all round home run for me.

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