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Old Jan 31, 2010, 1:27 PM   #1
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Default Tamron AF 17-50mm f/2.8 VC Review on PhotoZone.de

See http://www.photozone.de/canon-eos/48...750_28vc_canon

I think it's a disappointment for those familiar with the non-VC version. It's not nearly as sharp, especially at the edges and has a lot more distortion and vignetting.

I'm disappointed.
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Old Feb 1, 2010, 9:48 PM   #2
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Wife gave me the 17-50 VC Tampon for Christmas, we didn't like the lens. I good light it did very well but as the light went down and using F.8 it didn't do well at all. We found no good photos using F.8 in low light, even though the meter show enough light for proper exposure. Returned the lens and picked up the Canon 24-105 L, love this lens.
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yea, the reports haven't been kind to the tammy.

Calicajun- Nice choice, the 24-105 is a wonderful lens, on crops or ffs.
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Calicajun- Nice choice, the 24-105 is a wonderful lens, on crops or ffs.
Only problem this the 24-105 L is keeping it off the wife's camera.
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Only problem this the 24-105 L is keeping it off the wife's camera.
hehe, but at least she understands the LBA (lens buying addiction)
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Old Feb 1, 2010, 11:12 PM   #6
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You don't know just how true that statement is, as she is already looking for her "L" lens. She keeps talking about the 70-200 F2.8 L IS, I keep telling her F4 is good too.
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LOL

You will lose your new lens, you really should have gotten your wife a different system then the Eos. You would get to keep you lenses. I am 99% sure the my wife will end up with a olympus ep-2 with a oly macro lens. And when she want to do more fancy work, she can take the t1i and her ef 100mm 2.8. That way she does not take my lenses when she is traveling.

But the ef 70-200mm f2.8L USM IS is a very very nice lens. Not to many lenses can match it form sigma, tokina or tamron.
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Nice idea but the only other camera system my wife wants is Nikon and they cost more than Canon. She been into photography longer than I'm allowed to say, safely, and knows what she wants in a camera.
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I don't think I'll be replacing my non-VC version with the VC version.
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