10 out of 10 points and recommendedGood for portraitsnone
Almost all portraits from http://3foto.ro are made with 55-300mm on D7000. Tele lens means no distortion and blur background.reviewed January 18th, 2013
9 out of 10 points and recommendedGood color and f2.8soft at 2.8
All photos from http://3foto.ro up to 50mm are made with this lens.reviewed January 20th, 2013
9 out of 10 points and recommendedGood for portraits. Good OS. Good colors.Sharp just in the midle at f2.8
Pictures are sharp just in the midle at f2.8. (but usable)reviewed November 11th, 2015 (purchased for $1,300)
So. All pictures from http://3foto.ro/sedinta-foto-majorat/ were made at F5.6 with nikon D610 and from http://3foto.ro/sedinta-foto-seniors/ were made at f2.8 to 4.
At http://3foto.ro/maci-fotograf/ were made at f2.8 only the last one at f 13.(At f13 big sharp dof).
Light I used: sun from back and a softbox 60x60 from front.
PS:... I bought this lens a day before the shooting. ( http://3foto.ro/maci-fotograf/ )
9 out of 10 points and recommendedSharp from f4, good VR, looking PRODistortion and vigneting at 24mm
Good lens for allaround.reviewed January 13th, 2014 (purchased for $1,600)
Some pictures here http://3foto.ro/sedinta-foto-profesionala/