Tamron 70-200 f/2.8 VC vs. Canon 70-200 f/2.8 (no IS)

Started Feb 19, 2013 | Discussions thread
OhioBob Regular Member • Posts: 391
Re: Tamron 70-200 f/2.8 VC vs. Canon 70-200 f/2.8 (no IS)

I would go for the Tamron with VS over the non IS Canon. When you do plays and concerts it hard to use a mono pod when your in the audience. I shoot a recital and used ISO 3200-5000 and was only getting SS of 1/50. This is not even fast enough for musician as they play they still tend to move hands and heads and most shoots did not come out because of motion blurr.

I was using the canon 70-200 IS for that. I had the older Tamron and it was sharp but to slow  to focus for sports. The new one sounds much better from what I have read.

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