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Tamron 24-70


18 Oct 2012 10:26AM
Hi does anybody have any experience with the 24-70 vc lens I heard its reasonably sharp but it does no tperform well in Ai servo with canon cameras Thank you

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IanBurton e2
5 78 7 United Kingdom
18 Oct 2012 11:25AM
Hi, I've no experience of this lens but you may find this review helpful Tamron 24-70 . Also EPZ Review
Good luck.
Ian.
13 May 2014 8:32PM
The lens is superb on a nikon d800,sharp at 2.8 and by f4 edge to edge, a lot sharper than my old Nikon 28-70 2.8.
Almost all the reports I have read have it as sharp as the current Nikon 24-70 2.8 plus it has VC.
NikonNovice e2
7 103 1 United Kingdom
13 May 2014 11:56PM
I have it on my Nikon D7100 and it is indeed very sharp. Focus is also fast.
discreetphoton e2
10 3.5k 20 United Kingdom
14 May 2014 7:25AM
I'm not using the Canon model, but I've been using this lens for months (see the blog in the Totally Tamron section). It's sharp enough for all practical purposes, and I've never had an issue with the focus (my camera lives on continuous focus with back-button override).
The stabilizer comes in quite handy, as it's brilliantly executed. It's a chunky monkey, but you soon get used to it, since it's such a full featured lens.

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