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Here's the latest issue of the new Tamron quarterly magazine.
A shot from the widest end of the Tamron 18-270mm.
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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." Now quite rare.
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."
ePHOTOzine’s Will Cheung enjoys the company of two top Tamron lenses, the 10-24mm f3.5-4.5 Di II LD AF SP Aspherical (IF) and the 17-50mm f2.8 XR Di II VC.
On a recent trip to Amsterdam, Intro2020 demonstrated some of the latest photographic products available. Here we have a look at what's on offer.
Hi, in some discussions here there was the question of the Tamron 17-50mm DI II non VC being used on DX Nikon cameras, such as the D7000 or the D7100. I will be using this lens on a D500, is the lens fully compatible with the D500? Thank you, K2
It will most likely work, but you will not have any auto focus and the image quality will suffer a great deal...
Thanks to you guys for your suggestions. The thing is its very hard to find the Spare parts through googling. And Kevin, this 'Ribbon Repair' is done by none other than 'Tamron Service Centre' in Kolkata :)
Forum: Tamron Lenses
Hi Chataignier, I've updated the system, so that this shouldn't happen, thanks.
Hi I use the 200-500 5.6 on a D700 and D750 and it's a great lens and the VR is amazing I can hand hold it although not for very long periods but should imagine that would be the same for Tamron? I use it mainly for sport the focus speed is good and good in good lighting. I photograph rugby with kick off at 3 so by 4-4.30 it starts to get darker I have to bump the ISO so tend to use my 70-200 2...
Although, as vulgar professionals, we have a wide selection of lenses to choose from, we'll take just a few to each job. My own preference is towards longer lenses for portraiture so the 24-70mm would be used only for groups or full-length singles. The 100mm macro probably does 90% of my studio work and I use it rather than the regular 105mm f2.5 because I'm not limited by the minimum focus d...
I had this lens - tried a friends first and thought it was a good one. Different story when I had mine - hated the lens. Wasn't that happy with the pictures, found it heavy, cumbersome and just didn't like it. Can't put my finger on what I didn't like exactly but just didn't feel happy using it. Sold it and have bought a Canon 100-400 mark ii and mark iii 1.4 converter and love the combo! ...
Forum: Tamron Lenses
I'd go for the 18-200, the 28 will be too limiting in enclosed spaces and for street shooting, not wide enough to capture some buildings and other scenes. 200 is still a good telephoto length for a walkabout lens, very useful in fact. I'd guess that the IQ from the 18-200 will be higher than from the 28-300.
Thank you very much.:D
Forum: Off-topic discussion
Sigma has always produced more lenses for different cameras makes than Tamron and this may be the reason? Ken
Forum: Tamron Lenses
Just read the ephotozone review on the Tamron 28-300 pzd lens. Thankyou, an excellent summary of the performance of this lens. However, I have a question. How is it possible for the performance of this lens (MTF charts) to go right off the scale BEYOND excellent at the 28mm focal length and the 100mm? Is this chart correct for the Tamron or a mis-print? If not a misprint then it is a far bett...
If I do too much PP it feels as though it's not my photo I do see what you mean but it is your photo if the PP is needed to get the image as you want it. Even with top gear there are occasions when quite large adjustments are needed in Lightroom for example. It's always easier to boost contrast than reduce it. One thing to look out for is, is there detail in those lower contrast areas or is it...
Hi, Andy, as you now have the Nikon d610, may I suggest the Nikon 14-24mm f 2.8, you will not be disappointed, next definitely the Nikon 24-70mm f 2.8, these would cover your wide angle needs and a bit more. Cheers, Darryl.
I use the Tammy most of the time and have been using a ring flash recently - no problems with the barrel movement at all.
Forum: Taking photos
You can get Canon mounts, might fit or need a bit of modification Mounts
Forum: Tamron Lenses
The new Tamron 18-200mm f/3.5-6.3 Di II VC weighs just 400g and features VC image stabilisation and improved VF.
World’s Longest Range 15X Zoom Lens Has Exclusive Built-In Vibration Compensation Mechanism Optimized for Consumer Digital SLR Cameras
The Tamron 90mm Macro lens has been around for over 30 years and today, Tamron's announced its redesign.
Tamron has won two TIPA awards for two lenses including the new SP 35mm f/1.8 Di VC USD and 18-200mm f/3.5-6.3 Di II VC.
Tamron has announced the new SP 150-600mm f/5-6.3 Di VC USD G2, with advanced features, enhanced performance, and improved ergonomics.
The Tamron AF 28-300mm macro len has been selected as the winner of the EISA Photo Award – European Consumer Lens of the Year 2008-2009.
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-
Review of the first 15x superzoom lens for APS-C format DSLRs, and it includes Vibration Compensation for sharp-shooting even at slow shutter speeds.
John Riley reviews the new Tamron 18-200mm f/3.5-6.3 Di II VC lens, for APS-C Digital SLRs, this lens offers image stabilization and an entry level price.
A super wide-angle zoom aimed primarily at landscape and architecture photographers with a more affordable price and a slightly wider range than the camera makers' own models...is there a catch? We aim to find out.
An ultra-wide angle zoom designed for digital SLRs with an APS-C size sensor, which covers a range that is perfectly suited for landscape photography.
Gary Wolstenholme takes a look at Tamron's first lens to include both an Ultrasonic focusing motor and Vibration Compensation.
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.
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