Tamon's Piezo Drive 18-270

Started Jun 28, 2012 | Discussions thread
p51d007 Senior Member • Posts: 1,229
Re: Tamon's Piezo Drive 18-270

I have the older one (2010) and it's a great walk around lens for me.
On the long end, on mine, it's just a tad soft, with vignetting, but I shoot
everything in raw, so it isn't too hard to bring out the vignetting.
On the short end, mine is pretty sharp with a little bit of barrel distortion,
again, easy to correct in pp.
I've recently purchased the tamron 70-300 and LOVE that one, and in my
sample, it's much cleaner on the long end. So right now, if I need a wide
shot, I toss on the 17-50 2.8 and the 70-300 for long stuff. If I'm in
a hurry at some event, I just leave the bag in the car trunk and use the

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Nikon D7200 Tamron AF 18-270mm F/3.5-6.3 Di II VC LD Aspherical (IF) MACRO Tamron SP AF 17-50mm F/2.8 XR Di II LD Aspherical (IF) Tamron SP 70-300mm F/4-5.6 Di VC USD Tamron 16-300mm F/3.5-6.3 Di II VC PZD Macro +1 more
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