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Re: Canon 24 70 2.8 L version I or Tamron SP 24-70mm F/2.8 Di VC
« Reply #15 on: July 29, 2013, 09:57:30 PM »
DXOMark list of the best glass for the 6D shows both Tamron zooms as the best for the camera...

http://www.dxomark.com/index.php/Publications/DxOMark-Reviews/Best-lenses-for-your-Canon-EOS-6D/Best-primes-and-zoom-for-the-Canon-EOS-6D

Personally I'll wait for Sigma to renew their 24-70 (f2 weee!) and dont know if it will happen, but, I hope they relaunch the 70-200 with the new Art/Sport construction soon.

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Re: Canon 24 70 2.8 L version I or Tamron SP 24-70mm F/2.8 Di VC
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Re: Canon 24 70 2.8 L version I or Tamron SP 24-70mm F/2.8 Di VC
« Reply #16 on: July 30, 2013, 12:14:02 AM »
DXOMark list of the best glass for the 6D shows both Tamron zooms as the best for the camera...

http://www.dxomark.com/index.php/Publications/DxOMark-Reviews/Best-lenses-for-your-Canon-EOS-6D/Best-primes-and-zoom-for-the-Canon-EOS-6D

Personally I'll wait for Sigma to renew their 24-70 (f2 weee!) and dont know if it will happen, but, I hope they relaunch the 70-200 with the new Art/Sport construction soon.
If I didn't get my Tamron 24-70mm, I might wait for Sigam 24-70 f2.  Recently Sigma is making really great lenses.
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Re: Canon 24 70 2.8 L version I or Tamron SP 24-70mm F/2.8 Di VC
« Reply #17 on: July 30, 2013, 12:20:22 AM »
From what I hear, I'd give the Tamron a shot instead for sure, well providing you can't manage the 24-70 II which is completely awesome. 24-70 f/4 IS might also be worth a look if you can get one for some hundreds below the $1500 list.

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Re: Canon 24 70 2.8 L version I or Tamron SP 24-70mm F/2.8 Di VC
« Reply #18 on: July 30, 2013, 12:23:01 AM »
DXOMark list of the best glass for the 6D shows both Tamron zooms as the best for the camera...

http://www.dxomark.com/index.php/Publications/DxOMark-Reviews/Best-lenses-for-your-Canon-EOS-6D/Best-primes-and-zoom-for-the-Canon-EOS-6D

Personally I'll wait for Sigma to renew their 24-70 (f2 weee!) and dont know if it will happen, but, I hope they relaunch the 70-200 with the new Art/Sport construction soon.

While DxO mark may be good for sensors, the plots at least. I find them to be dubious when it comes to lenses. I mean they were the ones who said the 16-35mm excelled at the edges when used closest to wide open! That the f/2.8 IS was sharper at 200mm f/2.8 than the 2.8 non-IS than the 2.8 IS II! I believe they also claimed the 70-300 non-L was sharper than 70-300L and 300 f/4L!

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Re: Canon 24 70 2.8 L version I or Tamron SP 24-70mm F/2.8 Di VC
« Reply #19 on: July 30, 2013, 01:17:51 AM »
While DxO mark may be good for sensors, the plots at least. I find them to be dubious when it comes to lenses. I mean they were the ones who said the 16-35mm excelled at the edges when used closest to wide open! That the f/2.8 IS was sharper at 200mm f/2.8 than the 2.8 non-IS than the 2.8 IS II! I believe they also claimed the 70-300 non-L was sharper than 70-300L and 300 f/4L!

How many copies of each lens/body do they test? I can't find their exact testing process anywhere on the site...

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Re: Canon 24 70 2.8 L version I or Tamron SP 24-70mm F/2.8 Di VC
« Reply #20 on: July 30, 2013, 09:32:34 AM »
Hey Canon - are you seeing how EVERYONE on this CANON forum are recommending a 3rd party lens? Maybe it's time to change something.

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Re: Canon 24 70 2.8 L version I or Tamron SP 24-70mm F/2.8 Di VC
« Reply #21 on: July 30, 2013, 11:26:32 AM »
Hey Canon - are you seeing how EVERYONE on this CANON forum are recommending a 3rd party lens? Maybe it's time to change something.

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+2. Tamron and Sigma are moving away from making alternative products that compete mostly on price - to premium quality products that equal or exceed the quality of the OEM item, while still selling at competitive prices. A really cool development IMHO.

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Re: Canon 24 70 2.8 L version I or Tamron SP 24-70mm F/2.8 Di VC
« Reply #21 on: July 30, 2013, 11:26:32 AM »

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Re: Canon 24 70 2.8 L version I or Tamron SP 24-70mm F/2.8 Di VC
« Reply #22 on: July 31, 2013, 05:24:41 PM »
From what I hear, I'd give the Tamron a shot instead for sure, well providing you can't manage the 24-70 II which is completely awesome. 24-70 f/4 IS might also be worth a look if you can get one for some many hundreds below the $1500 list.

Sorry. I just thought that needed fixing :)

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Re: Canon 24 70 2.8 L version I or Tamron SP 24-70mm F/2.8 Di VC
« Reply #22 on: July 31, 2013, 05:24:41 PM »