Subject: Re: Tamron wants to thank you for being a loyal buyer
In article<firstname.lastname@example.org>, PeterN
> >>>> Do they have four worth having?
> >>> yes
> >> Which ones.
> > 90mm macro is a classic, with outstanding image quality. highly
> > recommended. the newer version is stabilized, while purists prefer the
> > original.
> > 180mm macro also a classic and also highly recommended.
> > 28-75mm is inexpensive and excellent for the price, especially for aps.
> > 200-500mm is also excellent.
> Compared to what. Produce your own test images, not those of someone who
> may very well be a shill.
i see you just want to argue.
> My Cord was a classic, just before I totaled it..
you don't have a very good track record.
> > they also have some duds. the 200-400mm is not very good.
> >> Some of the guys in my CC have them, and are satisfied. One
> >> was really thrilled with his Tamron 70-200, until I lent him my Nikon.
> > it's also less expensive than the nikon version.
> >> The cost of a Tamron is considerably less than a Tamron with the same
> >> focal length and max aperture.
> > so you say.
> No that was a typo. I meant a fixed focal length lens made by Tamron is
> less expensive than a fixed focal length Canon or Nikon, if both have
> the same aperture.
> > i'm quite sure the prices are much closer than you think, most likely
> > the same.
> Dream on.
> >> A couple of the guys have APS C cameras,
> > only a couple? it must be a small camera club.
> >> And find them great for travel.
> > what about the ones who stay home?
> You are being your usual argumentative asshole. The best job for you
> would be counting crowds at Trump rallies.
there's one crowd per rally, possibly two if there are protestors. easy!
> >> I personally the 150-600, and for focus tracking it felt slower than my
> >> 80-400. At Photo-Expo last year, I had a discussion with the Tamron
> >> sales reps, who finally agreed that it was indeed slow on my D800. But
> >> they insisted it worked well with the D800 earlier in the day. Yet One
> >> of my friends, who shoots with a Canon, never had an issue with it.
> > autofocus speeds are sometimes slower, but not overly so.
> Interesting comment, considering your proven experience.
which is extensive.
> > what matters is the image quality.
> Nobody in this thread said otherwise.