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(1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)
NOT a great lens. Trouble Getting Crisp Images.
from Carrollton, TX 75007, USA
Comments about Sony 55-210MM Camera Lens - Black:
I've been using a Nikon DSLA with m 18-270mm Sigma lens for several years now. Moved to the A6000 this past month, and admittedly have had trouble adjusting to how this camera works, reacts to settings, but while I get great images with the kit 16-50mm lens, i have managed to get very few great images with this 55-210mm lens. very disheartening. Actually debating returning it...
Bottom Line No, I would not recommend this to a friend
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(4 of 8 customers found this review helpful)
Quality is good, bokeh is good, zoom is OP... don't forget that price tag! buyitbuyitbuyit This is an excellent lens.
Bottom Line Yes, I would recommend this to a friend
(0 of 1 customers found this review helpful)
Easy to use. Great shots.
from Dallas, Tx
This lens is easy to use and takes great photos. Used it extensively in the Canadian Rockies for both telephoto and macro shots. Very impressive results. A great compliment to the 18-50 that came with the camera.
from Harrisburg, PA
THe lens works just great with the A6000, gets the shots as expected. I have just one disappointment, it sucks the life out of the Battery. With only a few shots, under 5, I loose as much as 20% of the Battery. I mostly manual adjust the lens and then let it auto focus once I've framed the shot. Not sure If this is normal or just how I use it.
from Salem Oregon
I enjoy the use of this lens very much. The optics are very sharp. I have used for long distance photography when I could not get close to the object photographed.
(3 of 3 customers found this review helpful)
from Irvine, CA
I purchased this lens as a part of the A3000 bundle after reading the reviews here and in several sites. Over the holidays, I used the lens to take photos from Inspiration point on my NEX 7. Viewing them on my Mac, I was blown away. Images were extremely sharp, great color and the zoom was useful in capturing birds and the sunset. Considering the cost, this is a great purchase and I am very pleasantly surprised. It does need a lot of light and is not lightning fast to focus. But the photos were great throughout the zoom range. I would highly recommend this lens. It is a tremendous value for money.
from Kansas City
The combination of features produce a one-of-a-kind experience, that a few years back would have not been affordable. Compact, efficient and powerful. The 50mm tells it with punched contrast and confident timing. Works perfectly with the NEX, where it was designed to come to life. You have the technical stuff here, so I'll just end with this, the image stabilization is worth the cost of the glass alone. 1.8 plus stabilization lets you do amazing work and reduces all kinds of effort. It's a great buy.
from va usa
i wish it could double as a macro lens.
Excellent all around lens
from North Carolina
This is a great lens that I have used to take over 5,000 images of food, flowers, people, and much more. The low aperature does a great job at minimizing the focus depth of field, but you need to make sure to keep it far enough away from things to get it to focus (flowers & smaller things). Overall, this is a great lens for the cost.
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