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A shot from the widest end of the Tamron 18-270mm.
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).
Original file from my 365 project.
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."
It is - is so good that you can crop to 1/4 of the frame and still print to A3+. There is nothing else to touch it on the market, not made by Canon or Nikon. Essentially its performing at prime quality throughout the range, and in effect it outperform the Sigma 35?mm Art prime too. Nominally its not waterproof/sealed. Actually its pretty good in that dept too. You can see the difference be...
This may explain, HK based, I found no problems but clearly any risk is down to the individual.
It's here! As promised (and as I'd expected) my D90 arrived bang on time; or at least more or less in the middle of the allocated 60 minute slot that had been promised. As Kevin says above, I'm extremely happy with its condition. It was advertised as "mint-" with slight marks on the hotshoe. In reality, I can't see any kind of a mark anywhere on it. Apart from the fact that it's taken 3,594 sh...
Forum: Digital cameras
Nope, never have but someone gave me an idea to float a balloon up there and try and get a bit closer with my camera phone. ;)
Forum: Canon Cameras
I would say that if you're having trouble at 90mm with subjects vanishing then there are few things to consider: 1) More working distance - this helps and it can also reduce your overshadowing of the shot as well. Though I would say forget 100mm - if you want a good increase then I'd say consider the Sigma 150mm or 180mm. They have original versions and the newer OS editions. Now the OS isn't ...
We see the same think in ads from other countries, spam, and magazines; it nearly always specifies only citizens of the host country eligible. I have even run into situations where an American seller cannot sell to me because the same product is available in my country, it isn't common, but it happens; dictated by the manufacturer. Think about it, it's a form of advertising, and those of us ou...
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He he collwobies , i think i need more than most :-)
Forum: Beginner Photographers
Good news, after twelve months of trying I had a call today, 3 December 2014, from Nikon. They said they will reissue the cash-back on a new card. Fingers crossed.
Forum: Nikon Cameras
Ask them at Sony centre. Quite possibly they may source one for you from elsewhere, in my experience Sony service is quite friendly and good. You have nothing to loose by that.
Forum: Beginner Photographers
Thanks for all your help and advice.
If the pain gets really bad Denny, a low does of Diazepan helps, in low doses its used as a muscle relaxant, that's what the have me on at the mo, along with painkillers and cortisone injections (not that these help a great deal)
Thanks Bren, I'll bundle it all up and see what they will go to. Mike
Forum: Digital cameras
Thanks a lot for your opinion! I'll go without a purchase for the time being. I'm convinced now that there's so much room for improvement for the photographer without buying a new lens. Maybe I can find a shop where I can borrow a prime lens and try it for a few days. Just for the sake of trying :-) Thanks all for your input!
When I first switched over to M4/3 I found myself using a fair few legacy lenses, all primes, there were simply no advantages in using zooms. Now I`ve replaced most of these with M4/3 primes (those of shorter focal lengths) The only two that I still occasionally use are a couple of telephoto zooms, a 135mm and a 200mm that gets reviewed here, it renders quite nicely but ca can be a problem at...
Working also means will it physically fit as well - Sigma teleconverters have a protruding front element so if the rear of the Tamron has no recess of sufficient depth and width the TC simply won't fit. Depending on what camera you are on AF might or might not work. Canon cameras won't engage AF if the camera detects that the maximum lens aperture is smaller than f5.6, although if you use l...
Forum: Tamron Lenses
Rebecca Bradley interviews Scotland based nature photographer Peter Cairns about his current project Tooth and Claw and his progression from a straight nature photographer faced with increasingly excruciating competition into more of a photographic story-
Gary Wolstenholme reviews the 18.8x super zoom lens from Tamron, the 16-300mm f/3.5-6.3 Di II VC PZD Macro lens for APS-C cameras.
Read our quick review and view sample photos from the new Tamron 16-300mm f/3.5-6.3 Di II VC PZD MACRO lens taken with a Canon EOS 7D.
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