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06-24-2009, 02:26 PM   #1
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LBA satisfaction - 2 x Tamron (and some bokeh tests)

Thanks to all the effort put into this forum and the lens reviews, I finally go my base setup done. A three-lens configuration going from 16mm up to 200mm. Two Tamrons covers the 28 - 200 range with f=2.8 all the way. The wide side of life is taken care of by the Pentax DA 16-45 (bought with the camera instead of kit zoom). Reading at this forum did help a lot in selecting lenses (it was between Sigma and Tamron). So here they are:



Of course, I had to do some rather unscientific tests of bokeh...

First, the 28-75 @ 75mm:

f = 2.8 (1/500s)


f = 4.5 (1/250s)


f = 8.0 (1/60s) - and the fly got tired of me and flew away...



The 70-200 @ 160mm:

f = 2.8 (1/2000s)


f = 4.0 (1/1000s)


f = 8.0 (1/320s)


All images are unaltered except for resize to 1600 pix wide. All shot at evening with low sun, almost right into the lens. Hoods and UV-filters used.

Just some lens happiness - enjoy!


Last edited by Illuwatar; 06-24-2009 at 10:35 PM. Reason: Some errors...
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