A New Tamron 24-70mm VC or used Nikkor 24-70mm for the same price?

Started Dec 4, 2012 | Discussions thread
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GlobalGuyUSA Senior Member • Posts: 1,683
Re: A New Tamron 24-70mm VC or used Nikkor 24-70mm for the same price?

"For who have high ISO performance cameras like D800 and D600, is it really the lack of VC important?"

Yes.  Very important.  Also, People sometimes think "this OR that" -- but in the case of the Tamron, its "this PLUS that".  VR is incredibly useful at anything over 60mm when handheld.  That being said, you ADDITIONALLY have the f/2.8.  So if you hand hold under slightly darker room or city-night light, the VC + f/2.8 will be very nice.

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Sincerely, GlobalGuyUSA

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