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Registered: December 2014
Posts: 2
Tamron 70-200mm f/2.8 Di VC USD SP review by nighthunter
Review Date: 12/26/2014 Would you recommend the product? Yes | Total Spent: None indicated| Rating: 9 

Pros: Seems to be well built
Cons: None so far

My first 70-200mm so cannot compare to Nikon or Canon Lens.

On the D800 feels well balanced.

Can see the VR kick in when 1/2 depressing focus button.Seems to focus quickly.

Images with the D800 and this lens.
Cretu Stefan

Registered: November 2013
Posts: 2
Tamron 70-200mm f/2.8 Di VC USD SP review by Cretu Stefan
Review Date: 12/17/2013 Would you recommend the product? Yes | Total Spent: None indicated| Rating: 10 

Pros: fast focus, optical quality, VC, focus ring in front
Cons: weight

An lens with exceptional optical quality is super sharp at 2.8.
Focus is almost instant and without noise.
Very good in low light. Colours are very good with a good contrast.VC does its job very well.

Some examples of photos you can see here

Registered: September 2013
Posts: 1
Tamron 70-200mm f/2.8 Di VC USD SP review by kamikaze99
Review Date: 9/14/2013 Would you recommend the product? Yes | Total Spent: $1,499.00| Rating: 9 

Pros: excellent performance, high quality build,super VC, great price
Cons: heavy

Just got this beauty, and man is it made like a tank, less weighty and almost the same length as the latest canon 70-200 f2.8 IS II). Sharpness is excellent, and better than my old Canon 70-200 f2.8 IS (the original). High contrast images and very fast focusing. Creamy bokeh.
VC is exemplary - I was able to consistently shoot sharp images at 1/25 sec at 200mm over 80% of the time at AI servo with my Canon 5D II.
Manual focusing is adequate, although the rubberized ring is too small, and opposite the direction of other canon zooms, which takes some getting used to. There are no settings for VC using a tripod, although I noticed no problems in this regard. Tamron could have offered a carrying case for this monster, as anything but a full sized camera bag will not accomodate this camera/lens combination. For those that want to lighten their load, I recommend you consider removing the collar ring.
DXOmark ratings confirm that sharpness is actually better than the canon 70-200mm f2.8 IS II except at 200mm, where it is slightly less sharp. Overall, I love this mama !!!


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