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Tamron manual VC instructions below. Note in particular: 1. Turn the VC switch OFF when using tripod. 2. The VC mechanism may introduce errors during long exposures. 3. When the shutter button is pressed down halfway, it takes about 1 second for the VC to provide a stable image. 4. When VC is not used, set the switch off. How to use VC mechanism 1) Set ...


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Do keep in mind that there would still be a big factor limiting the use of eg an f1.2 stabilized prime: If you are in the shutter speed range where camera shake becomes a potential problem... subject motion also does. People, foliage, vehicles... move. Neither OSS nor tripods help with it. One reason to use ultrafast primes wide open in low light situations -...


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The Tamron SP 45mm F/1.8 Di VC USD is the exception to the rule: https://www.tamron.eu/lenses/sp-45mm-f18-di-vc-usd/ I own it and use it on the EOS 6D, it is a very fine lens with image stabilization and weather proofing too.


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I do lots of lansdcape work and as you get older like me I appreciate all the help I can get with IS lenses that allow me to handhold at f8 to f11 without my Benbo! so IS is great for me.


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