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07-22-2009, 04:52 PM   #1
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Tamron SP 80-200mm F2.8 LD just arrived

I picked up an Adaptall 80-200mm F2.8 recently, and it just arrived today after traveling from the other side of the world (NZ). I was a bit concerned about how the weight would feel since it is almost twice as heavy as the Vivitar S1 70-210mm that I have been using so far. However it doesn't seem like it will be a problem - the weight seems well distributed when hand holding and when using the tripod mount.

The lens is in great condition with only a few dust specs, and came with case, hood and the optional tripod mount.

It's been overcast here all afternoon, so the lighting was not ideal, but I still had to get a few test shots. All were taken with a k20d in RAW with no post processing (including no sharpening).

The lens seems very sharp to me, and the color rendition is really nice too. Now I just need to test it out with the matching 1.4x and 2x teleconverters.


Full resolution: http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2226/3747843944_490483588e_o.jpg


Full resolution: http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3529/3747842886_dfd84055d0_o.jpg


Full resolution: http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3642/3747845460_278df94a8a_o.jpg

This telephone/power pole is about 100 yards away:

Full resolution: http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3493/3747055715_ac8de8c356_o.jpg

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