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10-30-2009, 01:03 PM   #1
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Hey you guys, I wanted to either get a DA* 16-50 or DA 16-45/4 before, but I realized that the 16-50 had too many SDM failure rates and the cost is too risky and I didn't want to risk it. I already own a DA* 50-135 myself and it's working great but I'm still curious about it's fate in the future.

So I decided on another option and that was the DA 16-45/4, but I realize that it's not going to be good enough for me in low-light conditions. So I decided on three options and I want to know which one is sharpest out of these three. Some test shots would be great!

Tamron 17-50/2.8
Tamron | 17-50mm f/2.8 XR Di-II LD Aspherical [IF] | AF016P-700

Tamron 28-75/2.8
Tamron | 28-75mm f/2.8 XR Di Autofocus Lens | AF09P700 | B&H

Sigma 18-50/2.8
Sigma | 18-50mm f/2.8 EX DC Macro Lens for Pentax | 581109 | B&H

Once again, some test shots would be awesome, even better if you can show some with minimal if not, no post processing at all. Thanks!


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