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06-15-2010, 10:33 PM   #1
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Tokina 28-70 f2.8 vs. Tamron 28-75 f2.8

Dear All,

I found this rare Tokina at-x pro 28-70mm f2.8 with a price tag of 300USD (there's no data for this lens on the database yet). Is this lens better compared to the Tamron 28-75mm f2.8?

Am planning to use this lens (better of the two) as my go to lens for portrait and street photo.


06-15-2010, 11:27 PM   #2
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There have been a few versions of this lens, not sure which one you are referring to exactly, but this might help you figure it out:

Nikon glass: Tokina AT-X Pro 28-70mm f/2.6-2.8

I haven't seen anyone compare it to the Tamron.
06-16-2010, 11:45 AM   #3
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I have the Pro SV version of the lens and it is a great street lens. Although a bit soft at 2.8 (what 2.8 zoom isn't?) by 3.2, it is very sharp.

I have not used Tamron 28-75mm so I cannot give a comparison. However, I believe Tokina has the edge in price.

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