Tamron 28-300mm F/3.5 - 6.3 XR DI VC LD Aspherical (IF) Macro Lens

Discussion in 'Digital SLR' started by Blah, Jun 30, 2007.

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    Blah Guest

    Anyone found the Tamron 28-300mm F/3.5 - 6.3 XR DI VC LD Aspherical (IF)
    Macro Lens, it's supposed to be image stabilized. Tx blah
    Blah, Jun 30, 2007
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    nsag Guest

    Its sitting on dealer shelves next to the Sigma 18-200VR.
    nsag, Jun 30, 2007
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    Blah Guest

    Can't find it for sale on the internet, am I searching wrong?
    Blah, Jun 30, 2007
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    JoeT Guest

    You must be. A simple search on Google or live search etc. for tamron
    28-300mm results in several links. Seems to have gotten good reviews
    although it appears to be constructed of plastic so I wouldn't go knocking
    it around or depending upon it for anything approaching professional work.
    Perhaps a decent hobbyist lens.
    JoeT, Jun 30, 2007
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    Blah Guest

    These are not the "VC" lens
    Blah, Jun 30, 2007
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    JoeT Guest

    Ah, ok I missed a couple letters in the designator. Guess you're right then
    it doesn't appear to exist yet.
    JoeT, Jun 30, 2007
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    ryadia Guest

    Yeah... "Hobbyist".
    Typical opinion of someone who hasn't held or seen one, much less used one.
    You better button your lip until you come to grips with the reality of what
    this lens is and why it does what it does as well as it does.
    ryadia, Jul 1, 2007
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    Jeff R. Guest

    What exactly are you trying to demonstrate with an over-saturated, tiny
    (640px) static flower shot - *with* blown highlights?

    I think the standard practice in these arguments is to post a 100% crop,
    with alink to the original. My Mavica could equal the shot you posted.
    Jeff R., Jul 1, 2007
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    ryadia Guest

    Same shit different day.
    Buggered if I do and buggered if I dont.
    And your contribution to the thread is?

    A big ZERO.
    Make you feel good, Jeff?
    ryadia, Jul 1, 2007
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    Jeff R. Guest

    I raised a valid point, Doug.
    Don't you think your sample image is a bit small to make the point you're
    trying to make?
    Jeff R., Jul 1, 2007
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