K-5 and Tamron 70-200 f2,8

Started Jun 22, 2014 | Discussions thread
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Janko
Janko Regular Member • Posts: 469
K-5 and Tamron 70-200 f2,8
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Nearly a year ago I acquired a Tamron f2,8/70-200mm (non VC version).

It proved to be very sharp practically from full aperture up to f8, it starts to deteriorate but very moderately to f16. It is interesting that focusing (on my K5) is not a problem at all - yes, I'm not doing low light dynamic sports such as ice hockey or basketball.

Here are some of my early samples:

Stork nest

Landing .....

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Pentax K-5 Tamron SP AF 70-200mm F/2.8 Di LD (IF) MACRO Sigma 10-20mm F4-5.6 EX DC HSM Tamron SP AF 17-50mm F/2.8 XR Di II VC LD Aspherical (IF) Silkypix Developer Studio Pro5 +15 more
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