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Tamron 10-24 mm nikon mount focus problems at infinity

konu 9 31 United Kingdom
18 Jun 2013 11:50AM
I just bought a new Tamron 10-24mm for my Nikon D90 as I had come up with an interior assignment. The lens worked beautifully but there's a major problem.

The lens cannot at all focus at infinity at 10mm, it likes infinity if I go to 15mm. In manual mode I can click a picture which is out of focus.

I have sent the lens back to the shop from where I purchased it and now I am waiting; fingers crossed, period.

Does anybody have experienced such a problem? I came across similar problems on a Pentax forum.

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NEWMANP 10 1.6k 574 United Kingdom
18 Jun 2013 3:27PM
i guess that it should focus, but it probably wouldnt make that much diffence, it would be probably sharp anyway at 10 mm if focused part way in a scene. im not sure i ever have focused on infinity with my nikkor 12-24
RogBrown 11 3.1k 10 England
18 Jun 2013 5:09PM
At 10mm, focus it at 1m at f11 & you'll be in focus from the end of your nose to Xmas! Wink
konu 9 31 United Kingdom
18 Jun 2013 6:57PM
Thanks guys, I've tried that but images are not that sharp.
NEWMANP 10 1.6k 574 United Kingdom
18 Jun 2013 8:21PM
Then you need to get ii exchanged I think Smile
konu 9 31 United Kingdom
19 Jun 2013 4:16AM
I think so Smile
konu 9 31 United Kingdom
7 Nov 2013 9:43AM
I got my above lens replaced and the new piece seems to work fine Grin.

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