Jun 16, 2008 · The SP AF 70-200mm F2.8 Di LD (IF) Macro is Tamron’s latest lens, announced at the end of February 2008. A fast telephoto zoom for the more budget-conscious photographer, the design features 19 elements on 16 groups, including three Low Dispersion (LD) glass elements for minimizing chromatic aberration.
SLRgear Review September 9, 2015 by Andrew Alexander. The Tamron 70-200 ƒ/2.8 Di VC USD SP telephoto zoom was announced in September 2012, becoming the third iteration of 70-200mm ƒ/2.8 …
Jun 20, 2017 · The Tamron 70-200mm f/2.8 G2 keeps in line with Tamron’s newly designed SP G2 lineup. The lens is made of a beautiful black metal that feels nice and cold to the touch. Comparing it with the Canon 70-200mm f/2.8L IS II , it feels just as solid, which is a win.
The Tamron’s SP 70-200mm F/2.8 Di VC USD G2 autofocus performance was fast and precise, catching this hummingbird in flight. We wish we’d had the 1.4x teleconverter attached at the time, but one of the advantages of shooting with a high-resolution camera is the ability to crop when needed and still have a sizable image file.
The Tamron SP 70-200mm F/2.8 Di VC USD is a fast telephoto zoom lens for Canon, Sony and Nikon full-frame DSLR cameras. This compact lens features a constant aperture of f/2.8 throughout the range, Vibration Compensation (VC) technology, and an ultrasonic focus motor for quiet AF operation, and a moisture-sealed construction.
Author: Mark Goldstein
What you lose for paying only half as much is that this Tamron is built only to good consumer levels, while the Nikon 70-200mm f/2.8 FL VR FX and Canon 70-200mm f/2.8 L IS II are built to extraordinary professional standards with mostly metal barrels and metal filter threads. Nikon and Canon’s 70-200/2.8s are built to withstand a lifetime of
From Tamron there’s still their SP AF 70-200mm f2.8 Di VC USD for around 950 EUR (see my Tamron 70-200/2.8 VC review) as long as supply lasts. Canon has the Canon EF 70-200mm 2.8 L IS II USM from 2010 with a street price around 1900 EUR.
The Tamron SP 70-200mm f/2.8 Di VC USD G2 is available for $1,299, making it one of the better deals for a 70-200mm. Considering the build and image quality, the Tamron SP 70-200mm G2 is up against several lenses in its same class, including:
The 70-200 VC has noticeably better f/2.8 image quality than its predecessor, the Tamron 70-200mm f/2.8 Di Macro Lens. This comparison at f/2.8 shows perhaps the most-improved focal length. Stopped down aperture comparisons between these two lenses show more similarity.
The Tamron 70-200mm f/2.8 Di Macro Lens is shown mounted on a Canon EOS 40D DSLR in the above picture. The 70-200mm focal length range is probably within the most frequently chosen for a second lens .
Aug 18, 2017 · The Tamron SP 70-200mm F/2.8 Di VC USD G2 is a telephoto zoom for Canon and Nikon DSLRs featuring a fast f/2.8 maximum aperture, …