Tamron 28-75 with BIM on a D600?

Started May 25, 2013 | Discussions thread
87350iroc
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Re: Tamron 28-75 with BIM on a D600?
In reply to Alan Brown, May 26, 2013

Alan Brown wrote:

Hi al

I had the screw version back in film days and liked it...

Digital may be a different ballgame; any one have opinion ot with FX and also whether the BIM version is a step backwards. (I seem to remember comments of stay away from the BIM version but not sure if that was talking about the 18-50 f2.8 model)

comments appreciated..esp if D600 related.

I have looked at the Sigma 24-70 f2.8 .. they do two different types of drive too !

Thanks

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The BIM version is awful for focus accuracy and speed.  Hunts a lot in low light.  The one I had briefly also would not focus in live view.  It would try, but never find focus.  Very strange.  The non-bim version I have now is quite good.  Focus speed is snappy.

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Nikon D600 Tokina AT-X Pro 100mm f/2.8 Macro Tamron AF 28-75mm F/2.8 XR Di LD Aspherical (IF) Nikon AF-S Nikkor 28-300mm f/3.5-5.6G ED VR Nikon AF-Nikkor 80-200mm f/2.8D ED +5 more
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