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Canon 70-200 f/4L for Tamron 70-200 f2.8?

 
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Feb 04, 2015 12:10 |  #1

Hi,
I use a canon 1dmk3, and I recently got the chance to trade my Canon 70-200 f/4L for a Tamron 70-200 f2.8 (non VC) without any money involved (lens for lens).
I'm using my lens and sometimes I miss the extra stop. I shoot portraits, small parties and motorsports. I've read that the Tamron's AF is not the fastest one, but would I be able to shoot motorsports? I know the tamron is not appropriate for that, but would the 1d make it possible? I want to trade, but If I'm not able to shoot moving subjects and get a big keeper rate (like I do with the canon), I wont do it. Any opinions?


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Feb 05, 2015 07:57 |  #2

Any thoughts?


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Feb 06, 2015 21:08 |  #3

I wouldn't trade it. I've never used the Tamron but I have heard that it doesn't focus as quickly and if you are doing fast moving objects like Motorsports I'd keep the Canon.


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Feb 07, 2015 05:58 |  #4

I would keep the Canon




  
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Feb 07, 2015 20:46 |  #5

Thanks for the replies! I have read some stuff and talked to the guy and I decided to keep my Canon.


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