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9.3 out of 10

Tamron SP 70-300mm F/4-5.6 Di VC USD

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Overall 9
9.0
Audio & image quality 9
8.5
Versatility 9
8.5
Usability 9
8.5
Build quality 9
9.0

Tamron SP 70-300mm f/4-5.6 Di VC USD Lens

PhotoReview
1 October 2010
  • Summary: A 'premium-class' update to Tamron's budget-priced 70-300mm f/4-5.6 Di lens.Tamron's SP 70-300mm f/4-5.6 Di VC USD lens was released in time for the company's 60th anniversary. The 'SP' label denotes 'professional' build quality, while other welcome additions include an Ultrasonic Silent Drive (USD) AF drive motor and Vibration Compensation (VC) stabilisation plus Full Time Manual focusing when the lens is in AF mode. . .
  • Pros: You want a general-purpose, medium-zoom lens for a non-entry-level DSLR., You want high resolution at all focal lengths, along with reasonably good flatness of field., You'd like effective built-in image stabilisation., You'd like a lens that requires no readjustment when you fit polarisers and graduated filters. Don't buy this lens if :, You need true macro capabilities., You want a lens for a lighter camera body.
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Overall 9
9.0
Audio & image quality 9
8.5
Versatility 9
8.5
Usability 9
8.5
Build quality 9
9.0

Tamron SP 70-300mm f/4-5.6 Di VC USD Lens

PhotoReview
1 October 2010
  • Summary: A 'premium-class' update to Tamron's budget-priced 70-300mm f/4-5.6 Di lens.Tamron's SP 70-300mm f/4-5.6 Di VC USD lens was released in time for the company's 60th anniversary. The 'SP' label denotes 'professional' build quality, while other welcome additions include an Ultrasonic Silent Drive (USD) AF drive motor and Vibration Compensation (VC) stabilisation plus Full Time Manual focusing when the lens is in AF mode. . .
  • Pros: You want a general-purpose, medium-zoom lens for a non-entry-level DSLR., You want high resolution at all focal lengths, along with reasonably good flatness of field., You'd like effective built-in image stabilisation., You'd like a lens that requires no readjustment when you fit polarisers and graduated filters. Don't buy this lens if :, You need true macro capabilities., You want a lens for a lighter camera body.
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Overall 9
9.0

Tamron SP70-300mm f/4-5.6 Di VC USD review

ePHOTOzine
22 September 2010
  • Excerpt: Gary Wolstenholme takes a look at Tamron's first lens to include both an Ultrasonic focusing motor and Vibration Compensation.
  • Pros: Very good optical performance, Good build quality, Ultrasonic drive, Effective vibration compensation system
  • Cons: Focusing a little slower than other silent focusing systems I've used.
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