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12-27-2010, 06:42 PM   #1
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Which lens to buy 17-50mm range 2.8

Need help in making a decision on which lens to buy. I have the Tamron 70-200 2.8, but looking to add a second 2.8 lens in the 17-50 range. I photograph alot of indoor sports, sometimes need to have a lens lower than the 70MM on the tamron. Any ideas or suggestion please??

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One of the most frequently asked questions... My suggestion for you is to search this forum using "DA* sigma tamron 50" which will give you more than enough results.
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From the last couple of weeks :

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You could also consider the Tamron 28-75/2.8 to pair with your 70-200/2.8. You might find the 50-70mm range more useful than the 17-28mm range for indoor sports.

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ive just bought the sigma 17-50 OS..its so sharp...that I cut my finger with it..im also using it to shave...as its now the sharpest thing in the house.....:}
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I have the sigma and love it.
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Depends how close you are from the action.
I have both Sigmas 18-50 f2.8 and 24-70mm f2.8 (non-HSM)
and to me the wide end of the first one (18 to 24mm)
is much more useful than the extra 50-70mm reach of the second.

If you still have your kit lens 18-50mm give it a try before the
game to see if the range is right for you before buying a faster one.
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