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  2. It is with deepest regret that we announce the passing of one of our long-standing members, Gary Coyle.
    Many visitors will recognise both his work as a sports photographer, and his name as a prominent community member. He registered with Talk Photography back in 2006, not long after the start of the site and has been a regular contributor since.

    It goes without saying that Gary will be sorely missed by many members, and his passing is a huge loss to the photography community.

    Our thoughts are with his family at this time.

    Funeral details :
    Dewsbury Crematorium
    Tuesday 13th September 2016 at 2pm.
    Afterwards at Batley IDLC (Batley Nash).
    All welcome.


    There is also a discussion thread here if anyone wishes to add their own thoughts.

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  1. tee_tee

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    Is the nikkor way ahead than the so called improved tamron? :thinking:
     
  2. Myrdhinn

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    Actually a lot of test sites put the Nikon just a bit behind or at worst equal, so it's buy which you can get cheapest.
     
  3. StuartH

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    I tried both and walked out the store with the tamron mate..its a cracking lens!
    The vc is amazing and its very well built.Bit larger than the nikon but I preferred its size.Image quality is very good and rivals maybe tops the nikon at certain focal lengths.Heres a link to a thread with some sample images.
    http://www.nikoncafe.com/vforums/showthread.php?t=289253
     
  4. tee_tee

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    Nice one
     
  5. c22w1

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    Mmmm... Same dilemma here, not really bothered about resale values because I don't plan on selling but most reviewers seem to come out on the tamron side where IQ is concerned.
     
  6. twist

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    I get along with my nikon 70-300 really well, but having never owned the Tamron, i can't really comment :eek:
     
  8. gadgeteer

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    I've not used the Nikon but did own the Tamron before trading it in for a 70-200 f2.8 beasty

    The Tamron IQ is excellent and the VR locks onto it's subject like a dog with a bone. Allowing you to take photos at 300mm at some very low shutter speeds.

    You could do a lot lot worse than get that. I was actually tempted to keep it just to use as a casual holiday lens but funds didn't allow that :crying:
     
  9. new2me

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    Can't help but notice this thread was started almost 18 months ago :shrug:
     

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