Tamron 150-600 / 483mm @ f/8 1/400 ISO400

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laueddy Contributing Member • Posts: 835
Tamron 150-600 / 483mm @ f/8 1/400 ISO400
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The above was from few days ago.  ISO320 600mm f/8, 1/250s

Raw https://www.dropbox.com/s/zo3794djdexz7e0/5D3_7405.CR2

Went out today and took a picture. A Crow against a nice background for Bokeh

5Dm3/ISO400

483mm f/8, 1/400s

Raw: https://www.dropbox.com/s/xhxnl6g5hs7py7h/5D3_7479.CR2

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Lee Jay Forum Pro • Posts: 52,471
Re: Tamron 150-600 / 483mm @ f/8 1/400 ISO400

The second one is covered in moire.  From the lens' point of view, that's a good thing - it's sharp enough to push detail right through the 5DIII's AA filter.  From the camera's point of view, it needs smaller pixels or a stronger AA filter.

Either way, thanks for the shots - pretty amazing optical performance.

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tigertails99 Contributing Member • Posts: 541
Re: Tamron 150-600 / 483mm @ f/8 1/400 ISO400

Looks good, how are you finding the weight and handling of the Tammy ?

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Re: Tamron 150-600 / 483mm @ f/8 1/400 ISO400

tigertails99 wrote:

Looks good, how are you finding the weight and handling of the Tammy ?

Weight is good, and it's well balance.  If everything goes well, it can replace my Canon 300 2.8 II + 2X.

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georgec Regular Member • Posts: 478
Re: Tamron 150-600 / 483mm @ f/8 1/400 ISO400

Thanks for posting those. Very nice. Please post more @ 600mm. I cannot get the lens, but would to see other people's work with this lens.

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Dan_168 Veteran Member • Posts: 7,224
Re: Tamron 150-600 / 483mm @ f/8 1/400 ISO400

laueddy wrote:

tigertails99 wrote:

Looks good, how are you finding the weight and handling of the Tammy ?

Weight is good, and it's well balance. If everything goes well, it can replace my Canon 300 2.8 II + 2X.

WOW, that sounds great,, I have this on pre-order and still waiting, can you please post a few 600mm shots and how is that compare to the 300 F2.8 + TC, I am not expecting any miracle from this lens and definitely wouldn't even dream about compare it to the 300 2.8 + 2X TC, but if it's anywhere even near that optic performance I would be extremely happy consider a such low price tag.

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Re: Tamron 150-600 / 483mm @ f/8 1/400 ISO400

Very good, im selling mine as much as i like it the weight is a factor, so im selling mine and keeping the 70-300L.

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Re: Tamron 150-600 / 483mm @ f/8 1/400 ISO400

Tnx for posting (decent) RAW files, it gives the chance to make a judgement based on the own workflow.

The moire in the second picture shows what the 150-600 is able to, quite impressive, and even the first picture @600mm is beyond my expectations.

Regards, Sandor.

PS I would not mind few more RAWs ....

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Re: Tamron 150-600 / 483mm @ f/8 1/400 ISO400

maarensv wrote:

The moire in the second picture...

What exactly are you guys seeing? Where?

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Re: Tamron 150-600 / 483mm @ f/8 1/400 ISO400

WilbaW wrote:

maarensv wrote:

The moire in the second picture...

What exactly are you guys seeing? Where?

Moiré patern on the feather detail of the black bird, which is usually a sign for good sharpness and is sometimes seen on camera's with a weak aa filter.

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Re: Tamron 150-600 / 483mm @ f/8 1/400 ISO400

maarensv wrote:

WilbaW wrote:

maarensv wrote:

The moire in the second picture...

What exactly are you guys seeing? Where?

Moiré patern on the feather detail of the black bird, which is usually a sign for good sharpness and is sometimes seen on camera's with a weak aa filter.

BTW the moire pattern is not very visible in the pictures the OP posted. I converted the RAW files with camera RAW and those pictures  show moire. Applying some noise reduction reduces or removes the pattern without loosing too much detail.

Sandor.

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James C. Murray Senior Member • Posts: 2,041
Some opinions over at FM site

A few users posting their experiences with the lens on the Fred Miranda site.

Seems some have had unsatisfactory performance with AI Servo tracking on 7D while the 6D seems to work more as expected.

Any the Canon Forum over there has a couple of threads from hands on experience.

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Re: Tamron 150-600 / 483mm @ f/8 1/400 ISO400

maarensv wrote:

maarensv wrote:

WilbaW wrote:

maarensv wrote:

The moire in the second picture...

What exactly are you guys seeing? Where?

Moiré patern on the feather detail of the black bird, which is usually a sign for good sharpness and is sometimes seen on camera's with a weak aa filter.

BTW the moire pattern is not very visible in the pictures the OP posted.

That's what I thought.

I converted the RAW files with camera RAW and those pictures show moire.

Okay.

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Re: Tamron 150-600 / 483mm @ f/8 1/400 ISO400

Till I got to a post latter , I was thing he was talking about the bokeh moire .

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