60D - Canon 17-85mm vs. Tamron 17-50mm VC ?

Started Jul 13, 2012 | Discussions thread
Cclr
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Re: Completely Agree Re: The Tamron 17-50 VC version is really a great lens
In reply to Y0GI, Aug 5, 2012

Yes, Yogi, it does look rather soft on my monitor too, but my point in showing this 100% crop was to show low light capabilities with VC, hence slow shutter speed results; this was shot at 1/25 sec, and you may imagine how sharp the fur would appear had it been taken at 1/640 sec, the shutter speed for the dog's eye crop posted above by "victorian squid."

The shot above my crop is the straight raw conversion from which the 100% crop was taken. With my typical pp of raw shots, I would also re-size and apply sharpening as necessary. I believe this preliminary showing of the straight raw conversion demonstrates impressive results at 1/25 sec from the Tamron 17-50 VC.

Thank you for the feedback.

Y0GI wrote:

I'm sorry, but the fur in your crop looks rather soft on my monitor.

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