Reviews and Problems with Tamron SP 70-200mm F/2.8 Di VC USD
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Very Sharp and fast lens
TGallup, B&H Photo
3 weeks ago
Excerpt: Bought this lens primarily for shooting my daughter's swimming and other sporting activities. The lens is very fast to focus and was very sharp on the end results. Very pleased with this purchase for my skill level and function.
Pros: Consistent Output, Fast / accurate auto-focus, Nice Bokeh, Strong Construction
Excerpt: I have other Tamron lenses for Nikon so I thought I would try this one as an alternative to an OEM lens. You get your monies worth and a 6 year warranty. Although it doesn't come with a soft case, it fits mounted to my D7100 in both my Kata and Click backpacks (lens hood turned backwards). Attached is one of the first pictures I took w/ a polarized filter.
Pros: Durable, Easily Interchangeable, Fast / accurate auto-focus, Rugged
Excerpt: Have had this lens for Six weeks or so, I must say, the Image quality is amazing. Im using it on my Canon 6D. I classify myself as a semi pro. Ive used it for a few portrait sessions and at two weddings. images are crisp wide open at f2.8. Autofocus is quick and quiet. I would have given this 5/5 stars however, in the first one I got, the aperture blades got stuck and i had "ERR 01", not allowing me to shoot anymore, BH sent me a replacement and no problems since.
Excerpt: Very impressed by the performance of this product, it is razor sharp and autofocus fairly fast. The only reason I don't give it a 5 star is because even though it's Ultrasonic, I did notice a bit of noise and tiny bit of hunting with moving objects. Extremely happy with my purchase!
Pros: Consistent Output, Durable, Easily Interchangeable, Fast / accurate auto-focus, Nice Bokeh, Strong Construction
Excerpt: I'm not sure I can review this as thoroughly as it deserves because no matter what lens I use I can't seem to get a really sharp shot out of my recently purchased D7100. That said, without qualification, by far the best shots I've managed to get have been with this lens. It's also a beautiful 'machine' build-wise and operationally.
Pros: Consistent Output, Durable, Fast / accurate auto-focus
Excerpt: I buy this to replace my trusted Canon 70-200 2.8 (Non IS). I made a lot of research before buy this item and at the end was the new Canon 70-200 2.8 IS or the tamron, and I am very happy with my decision. This lens offer excellent performance and is cheapest than the Canon. I only rate four star because I fell that the canon offer a stronger body than the tamron.
Pros: Fast / accurate auto-focus, Nice Bokeh, Rugged, Strong Construction
Excerpt: I've gotten some fantastic shots but I've also had some issues focusing. I did a micro adjustment to the auto focus last night which seems to help. When it's on its great. Just hoping the adjustment to the af does the trick. First non-canon lens. Hoping it is just a learning curve and getting up to speed and my shots will improve.
Excerpt: We're using the Tamron 70-200 on a Canon 5D MkII to shoot video of talking head interviews. The lens is heavy, but since all of our shoots are on tripod, weight is not a factor. This lens produces clean, sharp focus for the subject, and with the aperture wide open, a really nice, shallow depth of field. The focus and zoom rings are a little tight, but don't jump when you apply pressure. So slow smooth zooms and rack focus moves are a breeze.