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I was planning to get the Nikon 70-200mm, but there is a big price difference compared to the Tamron. I will use this for sport shooting. Any advice?

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The Tamron 70-200mm f/2.8 Di LD (IF) Macro lens is known to have fairly good image quality but very slow AF performance. Not exactly what you want to hear about a lens you are considering for sports/action photography. Here's the review of the lens at The-Digital-Picture.

The newly released Tamron 70-200mm f/2.8 SP Di VC is better optically and much better in terms of focus speed. It also costs twice as much as the older lens, but is still just under 2/3 the price of the latest Nikon 70-200mm f/2.8G IF-ED AF-S VR II.

  • thank you for the link www.the-digital-picture.com this site is new for me cause im usually go to dpreview.com – user20746 Jul 1 '13 at 2:57

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