A&P Sigma 18-50 f/2.8, Tamron 17-50 f/2.8 or Nikkor 17-55 f/2.8

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  1. 1200mk

    1200mk Still same OG

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    I could purchase the first 2 now but if I want the nikkor I would have to save up.

    What do you guys think?
     
  2. Tedrzz

    Tedrzz New Member

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    nikon hands down
     
  3. 1200mk

    1200mk Still same OG

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    $1200 though and no VR!
     
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    Tedrzz New Member

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    do the others have VR?

    i guess if you really dont have the money then don't buy it. but it's a nice lens for sure
     
  5. 1200mk

    1200mk Still same OG

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    do you own it?
     
  6. CornUponCob

    CornUponCob New Member

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    Nikon if you have the money, Tamron if you don't. Tamron is way better than the sigma.
     
  7. Redliner7

    Redliner7 New Member

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    you don't really need VR at that focal range anyways. If you do, you kinda suck. Having said that, I own the Tamron b/c I can't afford the Nikon.
     
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    sony Active Member

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    17-55 f/2.8, easy choice.
     
  9. hsubaru

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    17-55mm f/2.8. Not all lenses need VR. Convenient, sure, but not needed.
     
  10. turbodude

    turbodude Just a photographer OT Supporter

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    i don;t have a nikon but on the canon side, the 17-50 tamron rivals the l glass in sharpness and color rendition, but that all stops when reffering to build quality
     
  11. SenenCito

    SenenCito OT Supporter

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    dawt
     
  12. Meat Popsicle

    Meat Popsicle What's that smell? OT Supporter

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    Meat Popsicle What's that smell? OT Supporter

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    From what I've read the Tamron won't disappoint. It doesn't stack up to the Nikon, but it's also a grand less.
     
  14. CornUponCob

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    Mine's extremely sharp, has wonderfull colors, focuses very well, extremely flare resistant...

    It just front focuses on my 30D... Not really a problem for landcape, but can be an issue for focus critical stuff.
     
  15. tenplanescrashing

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    Tamron 17-50
     

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