Old 21-02-2009, 05:51 PM
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Tamron SP AF70-200mm F/2.8

Is anyone familiar with this lens for astro work? Im wondering if it might be a viable alternative to the Canon L 70-200 f/2.8. It's less than half the price. The reviews say the optics are excellent but the autofocus is slow and occasionally unreliable, which isn't really an issue for astro work.
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Old 22-02-2009, 03:38 PM
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I haven't used the Tamron 70-200 f/2.8 but it certainly looks pretty good considering the price!

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Old 22-02-2009, 07:04 PM
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I bought one recently but have not used it for astro shots yet, so you'll have to wait if you want more info from me
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