70-200 for kids sports, travel, family sports. Nikon F4 or Tamron f2.8?

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70-200 for kids sports, travel, family sports. Nikon F4 or Tamron f2.8?
7 months ago

Hello, i can get either one of these for about the same price, this is the upper range of my budget.

This should become the lens I use 95% of the time for shooting kids sports (mostly outdoor, soccer, field hockey), parties (inside w/flash), holidays, school parties etcetera etc. It will be used on a DX body. I am leaning towards the F4 because it's a lot lighter, but am curious as to advice in what situations I might miss the extra stoop the Tamron F2.8 has. That being said, generally I don't like the shallow DoF for moving shots, for portraits I do like it.

I've read tons of threads on the subject, but are specifically interested in opinions regarding the use on a DX camera and for the general purpose needs

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