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Tamron SP 70-300mm F/4-5.6 Di VC USD
9.3 out of 10

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

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Reviews and Problems with Tamron SP 70-300mm F/4-5.6 Di VC USD

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Overall 6
6.0

User Review

bigd, Adorama
5 June 2013
  • Excerpt: Lake shots of eagles, landscape, and pulling people on tubes behind boat Great lens below 200mm. Terrible above, thought I had great shots of sail boat race, boy was I disappointed.
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Overall 6
6.0

I wanted to love this...but couldn't

L. Dippold, Amazon
27 April 2013
  • Summary: I purchased this lens with mixed feelings, but really wanted to love it. I needed a zoom with a longer reach for a zoo photography class I was taking, and had narrowed the field to this lens, the Canon EF 70-300mm f/4-5.6 IS USM , and the Canon EF 70-200mm f/4L USM .
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Overall 6
6.0

A little soft

Magic Marker, B&H Photo
4 December 2012
  • Excerpt: It's OK for the price, but needed a lot of sharpening in post-processing. I returned it.
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Overall 6
6.0

User Review

Wedge, Adorama
24 September 2012
  • Excerpt: I was happy to get this lens, it takes great photos. Focus is nice and fast, the image quality is great. BUT After less than two weeks the lens stopped working. Now I have to send it in for repairs. Not happy. We shall see what the turn around time is, and how much hassle the future holds.
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Overall 6
6.0

Great Lens

Wedge, Adorama
24 September 2012
  • Excerpt: I was happy to get this lens, it takes great photos. Focus is nice and fast, the image quality is great.BUTAfter less than two weeks the lens stopped working. Now I have to send it in for repairs. Not happy. We shall see what the turn around time is, and how much hassle the future holds.
  • Pros: Consistent Output, Fast / accurate auto-focus, Lightweight, Nice Bokeh
  • Cons: Durable
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Overall 6
6.0

Heavy & Bulky

My Kids Mom, B&H Photo
10 January 2012
  • Excerpt: I bought this lens to replace my Canon 75-300mm budget lens. My Canon had no extras at all- the cheapest one you could buy. I was really expecting to see a major improvement and better picture quality. I honestly did not notice much improvement.
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Overall 6
6.0

User Review

Ethan's mom, Adorama
9 January 2012
  • Excerpt: This is a good zoom lens for the money. When I originally bought this lens I had in mind this would be an all around lens. This is not. It is really only a zoom lens. I went to shoot some photos and only had this lense I found I had to stand way back just to get a decent shot.
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Overall 6
6.0

Not Good for Fast Action

TFlow, B&H Photo
20 September 2011
  • Excerpt: This is an ok lens. Not knowing ahead of time that is a slow lens and not good for low light or Sports shooting. The auto focus is too slow for action and if the light isn't correct it will take dark pictures no matter how much you adjust for light.
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Overall 6
6.0

User Review

Adorama
18 September 2011
Overall 6
6.0

User Review

McSue, Adorama
14 September 2011
  • Excerpt: I was really excited about this lens when I read the reviews, but was disappointed when I finally got my hands on it. In its credit, the quality felt good and it focused fast. Things looked really promising at shots over f/8, but I shoot a lot below that and could not get a clear picture, especially...
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