Jump to content
Welcome to the NEW Photo.net! ×

Sigma/Tamron 18-200 mm zoom quality?


eduardphoto
 Share

Recommended Posts

I know hyperzooms are not the best quality, but how bad are actually

these 2 lenses?

 

I currently cover that range (and more) with 17-40f/4L, 50f/1.8 and

70-300 IS DO. I'm looking at getting some all-around lens for

hiking, etc.

 

How bad is the Sigma 18-200 compared with the 70-300DO? How about

the Tamron?

Link to comment
Share on other sites

The DO is good. It less sharper than the other 2, and the bokeh is not the greatest in the world. But it is small, lightweight, focuses fast enough, and gets more than decent quality images. (yes, the 70 is sharper, but it is also bulkier, heavier and shorter at the longer end)

 

I wouldn't trade the 70-300 DO for any other zoom in that range.

Link to comment
Share on other sites

Link to comment
Share on other sites

Join the conversation

You can post now and register later. If you have an account, sign in now to post with your account.
Note: Your post will require moderator approval before it will be visible.

Guest
Reply to this topic...

×   Pasted as rich text.   Paste as plain text instead

  Only 75 emoji are allowed.

×   Your link has been automatically embedded.   Display as a link instead

×   Your previous content has been restored.   Clear editor

×   You cannot paste images directly. Upload or insert images from URL.

 Share

×
×
  • Create New...