Used Nikkor 28-70 or a New Tamron 28-75?

Started Sep 17, 2010 | Discussions thread
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About Tamron 28-75...

I was fairly happy with mine. Bought it used a few months back. Lately, though, the AF has been very spotty, both on my D300 and D700, in good light. I've cross-checked other lenses, and they don't have the same issue. Just last night I was trying to AF fine tune it on my D300, and it just stopped focusing... totally lost. I'm going to try a few more things, like cleaning the contacts, etc., and if not, it's bye-bye. Third-party lenses are such a crap shoot. I think we're all better off saving up and getting the real deal.

It's easy to argue about equipment and technique, but hard to argue with a good photograph -- and more difficult to capture one .

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