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A shot from the widest end of the Tamron 18-270mm.
Original file from my 365 project.
One which shows the largest possible image size at the close focus distance (I was slightly too close with this one, pushing the focus point behind the eye).
Manufacturer's Description: "Tamron's SP AF 14mm f2.8 Aspherical (IF) is an ultra wide angle lens that creates a perspective far beyond the conventional ultra wide. With its larger 2.8 aperture, the main subject practically jumps out of the image. By using two Hybrid Aspherical lens elements, this lens delivers high quality images with minimal light fall off at the image corners. To optimize handling, the lens incorporates a push/pull AF/MF Switchover mechanism on the focus ring. * AF/MF change over mechanism for focusing ring Switching between AF and MF is easily accomplished by sliding the focus ring back and forth. Manually focusing is smooth and precise with the wide focusing ring."
Manufacturer's Description: "Tamron's fast fixed telephoto lens delivers a remarkable and exacting performance, as demanded by todays professionals. Two large LD (Low Dispersion) glass elements in the front group provide high contrast and crystal-clear image quality at f2.8. and the floating focusing system improves optical performance especially at close shooting distances. 9 specially shaped aperture blades form a near perfect circle to create excellent background blur for portraits. The true value of this lens is apparent when photographing sports, low-light theatre performances and wildlife. Available in Canon, Nikon and Minolta AF fittings. The lens also features a new AF/MF switchover mechanism* * AF/MF change over mechanism for focusing ring Switching between AF and MF is easily accomplished by sliding the focus ring back and forth. Manually focusing is smooth and precise with the wide focusing ring."
Manufacturer's Description: "A standard zoom lens from a wide 28mm to a medium telephoto range of 80mm. The use of aspherical elements in the front group reduces the number of elements required and the use of strong engineering plastic in the barrel makes the body a light 237g."
Manufacturer's Description: "Tamron's conveniently small and lightweight AF28-105 is the perfect standard zoom providing medium telephoto, ideal for close ups and zooming out to true wideangle for group shots, tight indoor spaces and landscapes. Internal Focusing (IF) once only available on professional lenses, permits easy handling and practical use of filters."
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tripodyou will need a tripod , if you want shots of the gardens in the bay in singapore , i have some in my PF to give you some ideas . enjoy ;-) i would get the canon ef-s 10/22 i had one great little lens.
Thanks for the comments. As I mentioned, I'm a complete novice to close up photography but I'm learning fast :D Ignorance of the minimal focusing distance of the lens is what seems to have been causing me most of my initial problems along with relying on using auto-focusing rather than manual focusing. I've done some reading up since my initial post - when push comes to shove check out the m...
The 18-270 is good but quality seems to be variable - Tamron's quality control seems to be patchy. If you're lucky enough to get a good copy it's great, otherwise... I tried one in my local shop - very unhappy with the results. I ended up with the latest Sigma 18-250mm, very lightweight, small (62mm) filter size and a great walk-around do-it-all lens. I thought the build quality was way better ...
I'd challenge their opinion in writing and demand the lens back with written report saying that I consider taking it to customer protection authorities as an evidence. If you really want to go to the authorities with it - up to you, but I found this type of approach to be effective in many cases.
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I'd just stick with what you have. The 24-70 will give an equivalent angle of view of 36-105, which is fairly awkward at the wide end. I've found in wedding photography that having something fairly wide is useful, which is why I recommended the 16-85. Likewise, having a decent long lens is equally as important, however, much of it does depend on where you're situated. One thing I'd strongly ur...
I should add that movement due to camera shake will be juddery (especially at 300mm), but if the movement in the viewfinder is more of a 'drifting' effect then it suggests the VR is working and what you are seeing is your hand actually moving. In my experience the difference is quite marked before and after you half-press the shutter button.
Think I need to get my 24-105 sorted... not worked for ages due to an electrical fault... £220 then... not too horrendous... Not as bad as the last time I sent it away, but it was in 3 separate pieces :( H. Lehmann ltd
What is wrong with try before you buy for any third-party lens that do not guarantee smooth, problem-free performance? Isn't that fair? As for knob-heads - yes, they are very irritating to me as well, as much as some members with compulsive obsession to bring out the ultimate truth and not to be "beaten" on it. I would think peaceful co-operation is way more productive. Incidentally I make no...
Wow! Congratulations, keep us updated....:)
Forum: Tamron Lenses
Since no SONY guys answer - here you go: I would think that camera manufacturer's made lens is better match to the camera than any third-party one, but on your occasion the benefit of spending extra on slight improvement in lens quality is doubtful. My advice - stay with the Tamron if it worked for you OK till now.
Hi.. Please Answer me, Anybody know Tamron AF20-40mm F/2.7-3.5 for Canon-AF Aspherical lens work with Canon 5D mark...?
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I had the Nikon 18-70mm on my D7000 but I wasn't too impressed with the results, it was great on my D200 but seemed to loose it's clarity presumably due to the higher density of pixels on the sensor. I bit the bullet and sold the 18-70 & 10-20 to buy the Nikon 17-55 f2.8 and it is such a step up. If you can't afford that I would go with the non DC Tamron which judging by reviews is not far ...
Just a note that I have these 2 same lenses. I bought the tamron first and was not very impressed with it at all. I eventually returned it to Tamron Australia who returned back to me as no fault found. However, the results I started getting after it was returned were outstanding. Sharp as ! I now see very little difference with this and my Canon 15~85mm. If anything I'd put the Tamron a...
Forum: Tamron Lenses
Thank you hareggub, thats what i meant . :)
Forum: Digital cameras
There is a review on Photozone.de as well. I have tried it and was a bit disappointed, especially on the long end. Bought a 500mm manual prime instead and loved it. Well now I got the luxury zoom so I better shut up. Cheap alternative from Tamron ( very, very good!!) the 300 2.8 MF. Comes with just about any adapter you can imagine. Check today's upload or my orchids.
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