Tamron or Sigma

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    Tamron outresolves the Sigma but is a touch slower (and louder) to focus
     
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    The HSM on Sigma lenses is a plus. I have the Sigma 50-150 f2.8 and it is an outstanding lens. Don't know that Tamron, but my Tamron 17-50 f2.8 is outstanding, albeit a bit slow focus.
     
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    Sigma. Much faster to focus and still really good image quality. It's on my medium-short to long list...lol.
     
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    OK from what i have heard is that the sigma focus faster are talking like the tamron is a pinto and the sigma is a rocket. Or is the diffreance bearly noticeable.
     
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    The noise will be noticeable.... the Tamron will be marginally slower.... hardly even noticeable...

    Go to a store and check em out.... mount both on a camera and focus closest to infinity to compare.... I tried because I was considering one of these lenses...
     
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    Do you know if there is any near the INDnapolis IN area or chicago
     
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    lol...I thought I was the only one with one of those lists :lol:
     
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    Sorry, my avatar shows I'm in Canada, but I actually run a small republic in East Asia. I am unfamiliar with American Camera Stores.
     
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    Thats the problem all the local shops i know dont carry these highend lenses
     
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    ok my local store does not have this lens i am wondering if i where to compare two lesser priced lens from these 2 companies
     
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    uh... no... bad idea...


    what is your priority? focus speed? or sharper images? what do you plan on shooting with the 70-200?
     

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