Tamron AF 70-300mm F/4-5.6 Di LD Macro

Telephoto zoom lens | Canon EF, Nikon F (FX), Pentax KAF, Sony/Minolta Alpha
yndesai
 
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This is one of the cheapest available 300mm zoom. Many people confuses reviews of SP70-300VCUSD (Model A005) which is costlier and faster autofocus with this one and than regret. Main reason I bought this lens was taking some bird pics, understand and learn to use DSLR (DSLT). Hence getting additional range at minimal cost was clear deciding factor. I selected this lens over a versatile 18-200 for any longer range is an advantage for birding. Since I use sony with Inbody SteadyShot lens ...

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lee pseudogrammaton
 
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A troubled child this one. Assuming you understand this is a manual focus lens, & built in the film era when ultra-sharp & violet fringing weren't really a consideration, it ain't all that bad. Starting with the... Cons: 1) Pretty bad UV fringing on sharp contrasts, gotta definitely use a haze/UV filter. 2) Soft toward infinity at 250-300mm. 3) Incompatibility in manual aperture mode w/ a Nikon D3xxx, need to tape a pin. 4) The focus helicoid & zoom cams aren't aligned to keep focus as you ...

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Math6232
 
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Hello This is a fantastic lens. The autofocus is a bit slow, but that doesn't bother me, cause i never use autofocus. beside that, this lens has a very long range, and i love the macro function! The sun-protecter (or whatever it's called), i very good. I use it often :)

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stelian sescu
 
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I almost never use autofocus with this lens because it's too slow. beside this, it's a good lens Problems: slow autofocus

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