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TamronZoom Wide Angle-Telephoto AF 28-200mm Super Zoom f/3.8-5.6 XR Di Aspherical IF Macro Autofocus Lens for Canon EOS
 
4.0

(based on 12 reviews)

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Pros

  • Lightweight (6)
  • Durable (5)
  • Easy to use (5)
  • Consistent output (4)
  • Compact (3)

Cons

    Best Uses

    • General purpose (4)
    • Shooting indoors (4)
    • Shooting outdoors (4)
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    Most Liked Positive Review

     

    Big Zoom Big Value

    This lens is a solid performer and produces acceptable results throughout the zoom range. The close focus capability is handy and contributes to the utility of the lens. The lens is soft at the...Read complete review

    This lens is a solid performer and produces acceptable results throughout the zoom range. The close focus capability is handy and contributes to the utility of the lens. The lens is soft at the long end of the range, but stopping down will help. Given the range, size, and price, this lens is acceptable. It does not compare favorably to Canon L series lenses or to the 50 mm for that matter. If you are looking for high quality optics, you will have to look elsewhere.

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    Most Liked Negative Review

     

    Good lens, but it isn´t a macro lens

    I purchased for my first dslr (a nikon D80). When it arrived I comapared photos with a friend who has a D50 with a nikkor lens. Tamron are not so sharp as...Read complete review

    I purchased for my first dslr (a nikon D80). When it arrived I comapared photos with a friend who has a D50 with a nikkor lens. Tamron are not so sharp as nikkor, but still a good lens.

    Its light and seems to be strong.

    I´m disapointed with the macro. The Minimum Focus Distance is 49 cm and the pictures hasn´t much details.

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    4.0

    EXCELLENT ALL AROUND LENS

    By HW THE KIDNEY MAN

    from EL PASO, TEXAS

    About Me Parent

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Compact Design
    • Easy To Use
    • ONLY LENS NEEDED

    Cons

    • NEED TO FOCUS MANUALLY

    Best Uses

    • Close Up Filming
    • Panoramic Filming
    • Shooting Indoors
    • Shooting Outdoors

    Comments about Tamron Zoom Wide Angle-Telephoto AF 28-200mm Super Zoom f/3.8-5.6 XR Di Aspherical IF Macro Autofocus Lens for Canon EOS:

    I AM AN AMATEUR PHOTOGRAPHER. I RECENTLY PURCHASED THE LENS IN ORDER TO BE ABLE TO CAPTURE MORE SCENERY PER PHOTO.NOT ONLY IS THE LENS EXCELLENT FOR LANDSCAPE PICTURES, VERY WELL USED FOR FAMILY GATHERINGS & PARTIES. HIGHLY RECOMMENDED FOR ITS VERSITALITY.

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    4.0

    28-200/3.8-5.6 XR DI ASP IF MACR f/EOS

    By Clarence the plodder

    from Montgomery Alabama

    About Me Technically Challenged

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Easy To Use
    • Improves Picture Quality

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Shooting Indoors
      • Shooting Outdoors
      • Upgrade

      Comments about Tamron Zoom Wide Angle-Telephoto AF 28-200mm Super Zoom f/3.8-5.6 XR Di Aspherical IF Macro Autofocus Lens for Canon EOS:

      I have not used it much yet, but totally satisfied with the picture results

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      3.0

      Good value for the price.

      By XoZe

      from Dallas, TX

      About Me Advanced amateur

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Easy To Use
      • Lightweight
      • Sharp

      Cons

      • No Image Stabilization
      • Slow

      Best Uses

      • Portraits
      • Shooting Indoors
      • Shooting Outdoors

      Comments about Tamron Zoom Wide Angle-Telephoto AF 28-200mm Super Zoom f/3.8-5.6 XR Di Aspherical IF Macro Autofocus Lens for Canon EOS:

      Good lens, light for its size. The only issue I found with it is the lack of image stabilization necessary for the longer range and handheld. Excellent on a tripod.

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      5.0

      Good lense for canon

      By olivanov

      from Plano, TX

      About Me Technically Challenged

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Compact Design
      • Easy To Use
      • Improves Picture Quality

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Shooting Indoors
        • Shooting Outdoors

        Comments about Tamron Zoom Wide Angle-Telephoto AF 28-200mm Super Zoom f/3.8-5.6 XR Di Aspherical IF Macro Autofocus Lens for Canon EOS:

        I used that lense many times with my Canon 30d indoors and outdoors. Results are good.

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        (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

         
        4.0

        Great Value, Excellent All Purpose Lens

        By Don G

        from Orange Park, FL

        About Me Advanced Enthusiast

        Verified Reviewer

        Pros

        • Compact Design
        • Easy To Use
        • Lens Hood Included
        • Lightweight
        • Solid construction

        Cons

        • Loud Focusing
        • No Increase In Performance
        • No Manual Focusing In AF

        Best Uses

        • Walkabout Lens

        Comments about Tamron Zoom Wide Angle-Telephoto AF 28-200mm Super Zoom f/3.8-5.6 XR Di Aspherical IF Macro Autofocus Lens for Canon EOS:

        Great all around lens. Shorter, lighter and less expensive than similiar lens from camera manufacturer. Arguably sharper. Lens lock prevents creep. Buzzy focusing sound, focuses quickly. Inability to sharpen focus without switching to MF annoying.

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        3.0

        Good lens, but it isn´t a macro lens

        By Leonardo Maturana

        from Campinas-SP, Brazil

        About Me Hobbyist/Enthusiast

        Verified Reviewer

        Pros

        • Consistent Output
        • Durable
        • Easily Interchangeable
        • Lightweight
        • Quick Focus
        • Strong Construction

        Cons

        • Not a macro lens

        Best Uses

        • Landscape Photography
        • Slow shutter speed
        • Special Effects
        • Sports/Action
        • Wildlife

        Comments about Tamron Zoom Wide Angle-Telephoto AF 28-200mm Super Zoom f/3.8-5.6 XR Di Aspherical IF Macro Autofocus Lens for Canon EOS:

        I purchased for my first dslr (a nikon D80). When it arrived I comapared photos with a friend who has a D50 with a nikkor lens. Tamron are not so sharp as nikkor, but still a good lens.

        Its light and seems to be strong.

        I´m disapointed with the macro. The Minimum Focus Distance is 49 cm and the pictures hasn´t much details.

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        (3 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

         
        4.0

        Great snapshot lens.

        By Don G

        from Orange Park, FL

        About Me Hobbyist/Enthusiast

        Verified Reviewer

        Pros

        • Consistent Output
        • Durable
        • Easily Interchangeable
        • Lens hood included
        • Lens lock prevents creep
        • Lightweight

        Cons

        • None so far

        Best Uses

        • General Use

        Comments about Tamron Zoom Wide Angle-Telephoto AF 28-200mm Super Zoom f/3.8-5.6 XR Di Aspherical IF Macro Autofocus Lens for Canon EOS:

        Good lens for when you want to leave the cruise ship with only one and don't know what you will run into. 28-200mm particularly useful with film or full frame DSLR. Reliable auto focus due to f5.6 mininum at 200mm, which is about the max you can hand hold reliably and who carries a tripod with a walk around lens? Lightweight and compact. Great value.

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        4.0

        Nice walk around

        By JC

        from Niantic, CT

        About Me Hobbyist/Enthusiast

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Consistent Output
        • Lightweight

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • General Use

          Comments about Tamron Zoom Wide Angle-Telephoto AF 28-200mm Super Zoom f/3.8-5.6 XR Di Aspherical IF Macro Autofocus Lens for Canon EOS:

          Great lens for walking around town

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          4.0

          Big Zoom Big Value

          By Dan the Poet

          from Corpus Christi, Texas

          About Me Semi-Professional

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Durable
          • Lightweight
          • Quick Focus
          • Strong Construction

          Cons

          • Could be sharper

          Best Uses

          • General Use
          • Walk around lens

          Comments about Tamron Zoom Wide Angle-Telephoto AF 28-200mm Super Zoom f/3.8-5.6 XR Di Aspherical IF Macro Autofocus Lens for Canon EOS:

          This lens is a solid performer and produces acceptable results throughout the zoom range. The close focus capability is handy and contributes to the utility of the lens. The lens is soft at the long end of the range, but stopping down will help. Given the range, size, and price, this lens is acceptable. It does not compare favorably to Canon L series lenses or to the 50 mm for that matter. If you are looking for high quality optics, you will have to look elsewhere.

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          4.0

          Nice lens

          By Jenn

          from California

          About Me Hobbyist/Enthusiast

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Consistent Output
          • Durable
          • Easily Interchangeable

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • General Use

            Comments about Tamron Zoom Wide Angle-Telephoto AF 28-200mm Super Zoom f/3.8-5.6 XR Di Aspherical IF Macro Autofocus Lens for Canon EOS:

            This is a nice lens that seems to cover a lot of my needs! Great to travel with!

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            5.0

            Versitle

            By Bill

            from Dallas, TX

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Durable
            • Good Value
            • High Quality

            Cons

              Best Uses

                Comments about Tamron Zoom Wide Angle-Telephoto AF 28-200mm Super Zoom f/3.8-5.6 XR Di Aspherical IF Macro Autofocus Lens for Canon EOS:

                Just used for first time. Photographing church windows and marble relief on the Altar. Versatile and easy to use. Quick switching from another lense.

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                4.0

                Good all around lense

                By LFD27FOX

                from Leominster, MA

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Good Value

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                    Comments about Tamron Zoom Wide Angle-Telephoto AF 28-200mm Super Zoom f/3.8-5.6 XR Di Aspherical IF Macro Autofocus Lens for Canon EOS:

                    I bought this lense as an upgrade to the kit lens for my Rebel XTi. Works well for the price range.

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