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View Poll Results: Wath lens shod i get?
pentax DA 35 f2.4 425.00%
Tamron AF SP 17-50mm f/2.8 XR Di II LD IF 1275.00%
Sigma 18-50mm f/2.8 EX DC MACRO   00%
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12-18-2010, 06:40 PM   #16
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QuoteOriginally posted by Ash Quote
Both Tamrons sound the same and have similar AF speeds. Can't go wrong with either, really. All depends on your preferred focal range.
Yeah, the 17-50 and 28-75 are pretty much the same lens, just with a shifted focal length range. It all comes down to whether you want the 17-28mm range or the 50-70mm range in addition to the 28-50mm range that they have in common.

The focus speed of either lenses is decent, plenty fast for shooting people at a wedding (although I've never shot a wedding with one, it's my go to people shooting lenses and the AF speed has always been a non-issue. As for sound, the turning of the AF motor is certainly audible, but nothing too distracting nor anything that should case an issue or concern (IMO).

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