Product Type: Tamron camera lenses
Newest Review: ... quality is staggeringly good and mounted on a tripod for a bracketed exposure the Tamron gives superb results in even the poorest light con... more
Stunning value for the price
Member Name: MrMonochrome
Advantages: Great picture quality
Disadvantages: None for the price
I upgraded to the Tamron from one of the kit lenses that came with my Nikon D5000 and I'm so pleased I made the investment.
These aren't the fastest (wide aperture) lenses available but to get anything better you can treble the price of this one so it really wasn't an option to look at the fancier models out there. Image quality is staggeringly good and mounted on a tripod for a bracketed exposure the Tamron gives superb results in even the poorest light conditions.
Having the extra width of frame that a 10mm lens affords is really handy for the style of photography I enjoy (urbexing) and it has opened up a whole new world of possible shots that I wouldn't have been able to acheive otherwise. It even has the built in motor for the auto-focus so a non motorised body like the D5000 will still work fine with it.
If you can't afford to spend or justify £1000 for a lens then this is the best I've found.
Summary: Great value lens that does everything you need
|Ease of use:|
More reviews in the field of Camera Lens
- Bargain of the century, way above it's station
- Telephoto Shooting At Its Finest!!
- The crowning glory: a lens fit for a Queen!
- A much sought after lens
- The Cream of the Crop.
- worth the extra over the non L version
- better than the canon macro lenses
- mixed opinions, until I dropped it
- fantastic, just get one!
- a good introduction lens, but better to save and get the 1.4