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Anyone using a Tamron 70-180mm F2.8 on a Sony body?

Nick_Hilton 15 599 2 United Kingdom
25 Nov 2020 6:13AM
Just wondered if anyone is using the Tamron 70 - 180 f2.8 lens on a Sony body?
Iíve recently bought one and in AF-C mode the lens focuses quick and is responsive.

However in AF-S the motors are far noiser and itís far slower to focus at apertures greater than F4.
When i pre focus in this mode the image slowly starts to come into focus and then snaps in - Iím surprised how much longer it takes.
However all the reviews say itís an excellent lens with great focus speed
pablophotographer 9 1.8k 398
17 Feb 2021 11:38AM
I'd send this back to the manufacturer to check it, if it is under guarantee.

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