Re-posting short description as there seems to be a problem with the web form.
It's a Tamron 17-50 F/2.8.
See Carousell description for more info if required:
Classifieds Type: WTSell
Equipment Type: DSLR
Short Description: Tamron
Price (S$): 300 firm
Condition of Item(s): 9
Tamron 17-50mm F/2.8.
Legendary lens, needs no introduction. L-like image quality for a fraction of the price. Great build...
i don't think that's bally photo... is it? i always remembered bally photo as being a little counter with many tripods displayed outside the shop.
those shops you mentioned seem like tourist chopper shops to me. i've walked past them many times and they are usually empty except for some...
Kudos to you! I find that too many people have been blinded by L poison of the 17-40! One stop faster, IS, longer reach and less barrel distortion at the wide end....... what's not to love? 17-55 ftw!
Agree with what's been said about the Tamron 17-50. This is a quality lens. Don't be too...
Because..................... you just need to look at the 50/1.2L's milky way creamy bokeh. Slurrrpppp. The OOF areas are also more well rounded, much better flare resistance, and you get ring-type USM. All these qualities make it a top-tier portraiture lens.
Ugly bokeh spoils good portraits...
You're right, there's a technique to it. I've been working on it and I realized that while it is useful, I'm not that dependent on IS, so I'm getting rid of my 55-250 and possibly getting a 135L or 70-200 f/2.8 in the near future. :)
Agree. I daresay almost all serious macro shooters use flash. It's just a matter of timing your exposures and adjusting your flash output. Fill is definitely important.
Besides shooting in a low-light tungsten environment I would opt for a fast primes like 35/2, 50/1.8, 85/1.8, 135L. Having...