Your favourite legacy lens not quite up to it any more?

Started Aug 23, 2013 | Discussions thread
Brian Wadie
Brian Wadie Veteran Member • Posts: 9,034
Re: Tamron 500mm Mirror

lambert4 wrote:

Brian Wadie wrote:

I was never able to get good results with this type of lens on my Canon bodies but on the EM-5 its proving really useful and much better than I hoped.

Even good for birds in flight and wild-life and the Doughnuts are nowhere near as bad as I expected

Do you use the f/6.3 or f/8 version? I have been milling over one of this error the reach and haven't seen enough to decide which is better suited.


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Here's to learning something new everyday, and remembering it the next.

I'm using the 500mm f8, as far as I know the only Tamron f6.3 mirror was their 300mm version (but I have been wrong many times before   )

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