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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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100%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

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

Cons

No Cons

Best Uses

  • General purpose (4)
  • Shooting indoors (4)
  • Shooting outdoors (4)
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    • Enthusiast (4)

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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(2 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

 
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.

 
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

    (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

     
    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.

     
    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.

      (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.

      (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

       
      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.

      (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.

      (0 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

       
      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

        (2 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

         
        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.

         
        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!

           
          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.

              (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

               
              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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