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Old 05 July 2015, 06:47 PM
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I'm considering getting rid of my Nikon 18-200mm travel lens in favour of a 16-300mm Tamron lens. Am I mad?

Has anyone had any real life experience of the two lens?
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Old 06 July 2015, 07:44 PM
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I've never been a fan of wide to tele lenses, too many things have to be only partly done to get it to work.

On mine I have a Nikon 17-55 F2.8 that cost more than a brand new D300 body, and a Nikon 70-300 VR tele.
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Nothing wrong with tamron lenses.. Although I wouldn't go that low as above I have a Nikon 70-300 vr
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if you can get a f2.8 that covers you for so many different types of light situations.

you can hand hold at f2.8 for low light shots too
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Nikon still do the F2.8 17-55 mm...but it's hellish dear.
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