Tamron 17-50mm f/2.8 XR Di II LD Canon EF

Tamron 17-50mm f/2.8 XR Di II LD Canon EF
17-50 mm
autofocus 2.9x zoom lens
f/2.8
fixed aperture
  • Designed for APS-C Canon EF-S
  • Generic motor Built-in focus motor

reviewswhat are people saying

"I wasnt 100% sure if I wanted to by a 3rd party lens but im so happy I bought this one! I've shot over 1000"

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"This is an excellent zoom lens for the money. You can't go wrong with purchasing it. Crisp images and solid construction."

bhphotovideo.com

"The lens mount is not rock solid either, I had a couple of instances while shooting the wedding that I noticed the lens did not lock on properly."

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compatibilitywith digital cameras

Pros

The Tamron 17-50mm f/2.8 XR Di II LD Canon EF vs other Digital camera lenses

Fixed aperture Fixed aperture Help
The same maximum aperture at all focal lengths
Wide minimum Good narrowest aperture Help
f/32

Cons

The Tamron 17-50mm f/2.8 XR Di II LD Canon EF vs other Digital camera lenses

Image stabilization No image stabilization Help
Risk of blur

The Tamron 17-50mm f/2.8 XR Di II LD Canon EF vs other Digital camera lenses

Zoom range Below average zoom range Help
2.9x

Specifications

General

Min focal length
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17 mm
Max focal length
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50 mm
Zoom range
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2.9x
Magnification
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1:4.5 (0.2)

Aperture

Wide maximum
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f/2.8
Wide minimum
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f/32
unique unique
Tele maximum
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f/2.8
Tele minimum
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f/32
above average above average

Features

Auto focus
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Yes
above average above average
Focus motor
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Generic motor
Image stabilization
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None
Fisheye
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No
Tilt-shift
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No

Form factor

Lens mount
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Canon EF-S
Length
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81 mm
Diameter
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74 mm
Filter size
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67 mm
Weight
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430 g

Angle of view

Wide horizontal
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66.5°
Telephoto horizontal
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25.1°
Wide vertical
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47.3°
Telephoto vertical
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16.9°
Wide diagonal
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76.5°
Telephoto diagonal
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30°

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DiscussionWhat do you think about the Tamron 17-50mm f/2.8 XR Di II LD Canon EF lens?

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Naki Ege (4:08 PM, August 24, 2013)
About the image quality and sharpness of this lens, I don't mind I have no Canon L series.
It is razor edge sharp and crisp. However, when the talk comes to the construction, it has a plastic touch.
But it is not low quality. I am glad that I use it.