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Tamron SP 150-600 f/5-6.3 VC Review
« on: January 02, 2014, 10:18:28 AM »

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The link to the review doesn’t seem to be working, it could be a traffic issue. I’ll leave the links up and we’ll see if it corrects itself.


Frank Wong has completed his review of the soon-to-be-released Tamron 150-600 f/5-6.3 VC zoom lens. This is currently the longest zoom lens currently in production and looks to be a steal at only $1069. If you’re a birder or wildlife photographer on a budget, this lens may be the perfect addition to your kit.


The review has been translated to english and shows a lot of sample images.


Says Frank

“A good value lens appear in the market ! 600mm reach , F6.3 does not a matter for DSLR nowdays which have good ISO , fast focus , light weight (1.9KG with tripod mount), also a very long warranty period  (3-6 years as i remember in Hong Kong  )  . I am very impressive with this lens .”


Read the full review | Tamron 150-600 f/5-6.3 VC $1069 at B&H Photo


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Tamron SP 150-600 f/5-6.3 VC Review
« on: January 02, 2014, 10:18:28 AM »

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Re: Tamron SP 150-600 f/5-6.3 VC Review
« Reply #1 on: January 02, 2014, 10:39:55 AM »
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Re: Tamron SP 150-600 f/5-6.3 VC Review
« Reply #2 on: January 02, 2014, 10:45:37 AM »
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Re: Tamron SP 150-600 f/5-6.3 VC Review
« Reply #3 on: January 02, 2014, 10:51:26 AM »
Here is another link from canon watch (if it is ok to post) here:
http://www.canonwatch.com/tamron-sp-150-600mm-f5-6-3-di-vc-usd-review-sample-pics/

You will find a few vids and pics, but it is not the full review. 

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Re: Tamron SP 150-600 f/5-6.3 VC Review
« Reply #4 on: January 02, 2014, 10:57:25 AM »
Says Frank

“I am very impressive with this lens .”

Don't you just love these translation engines?  ;D

Well, to some this lens will actually make one look impressive ;)
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Re: Tamron SP 150-600 f/5-6.3 VC Review
« Reply #5 on: January 02, 2014, 11:01:11 AM »
Here is another link from canon watch (if it is ok to post) here:
http://www.canonwatch.com/tamron-sp-150-600mm-f5-6-3-di-vc-usd-review-sample-pics/

You will find a few vids and pics, but it is not the full review.
That's where the review was first posted. Sample pics and test videos can be seen on canonwatch.com
« Last Edit: January 02, 2014, 11:26:30 AM by MrPeevee »

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Re: Tamron SP 150-600 f/5-6.3 VC Review
« Reply #6 on: January 02, 2014, 11:05:42 AM »
Hmmm, none of the sample pictures I've seem so far impress me. Please prove me wrong.
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Re: Tamron SP 150-600 f/5-6.3 VC Review
« Reply #6 on: January 02, 2014, 11:05:42 AM »

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Re: Tamron SP 150-600 f/5-6.3 VC Review
« Reply #7 on: January 02, 2014, 11:08:48 AM »
sorry bros , i am frank wong from it.wyswig.com

my ISP though it was kind of DDOS and they blocked the 80 port 

now i am dealing with them , hole get back soon. lucky that canonwatch they hosted the picture

=[ sorry guys , my dumb isp was too "smart"

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Re: Tamron SP 150-600 f/5-6.3 VC Review
« Reply #8 on: January 02, 2014, 11:28:52 AM »
I'll be watching this closely... I keep a 2x for my 70-200, but seems that this would be a better solution for occasional long reach instead, for just a few more bucks!
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Re: Tamron SP 150-600 f/5-6.3 VC Review
« Reply #9 on: January 02, 2014, 11:31:09 AM »
sorry bros , i am frank wong from it.wyswig.com

my ISP though it was kind of DDOS and they blocked the 80 port 

now i am dealing with them , hole get back soon. lucky that canonwatch they hosted the picture

=[ sorry guys , my dumb isp was too "smart"
Pretty funny, Frank, and I guess you could say there's a bit of interest in your review!  We all look forward to reading it once you sort things out with your ISP. 

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« Reply #10 on: January 02, 2014, 11:31:40 AM »
Tamron has had QC issues in the past (e.g., second elements coming loose in the 24-70/2.8 VC). Assuming this review is of a pre-production lens (likely hand-picked for the reviewer), I'd prefer to wait for reviews of production copies of the lens, purchased through normal retail channels.
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Re: Tamron SP 150-600 f/5-6.3 VC Review
« Reply #11 on: January 02, 2014, 11:38:03 AM »
Tamron has had QC issues in the past (e.g., second elements coming loose in the 24-70/2.8 VC). Assuming this review is of a pre-production lens (likely hand-picked for the reviewer), I'd prefer to wait for reviews of production copies of the lens, purchased through normal retail channels.
Neuro, I'm pretty sure the lens was released in December in Asia, so this should be a retail lens, but until we can read the review we won't know for sure.

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Re: Tamron SP 150-600 f/5-6.3 VC Review
« Reply #12 on: January 02, 2014, 11:40:53 AM »
600mmish: Tammy $1,000ish Vs Canon $12,000ish ::) ::) ::)
 


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« Reply #13 on: January 02, 2014, 11:47:08 AM »
Tamron has had QC issues in the past (e.g., second elements coming loose in the 24-70/2.8 VC). Assuming this review is of a pre-production lens (likely hand-picked for the reviewer), I'd prefer to wait for reviews of production copies of the lens, purchased through normal retail channels.

I do enjoy Dustin's reviews as he, like Bryan C. speak in real world terms and the review isn't coming off as a sales pitch. But I agree with Neuro and the off the shelf review vs promo-pre production review.
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Re: Tamron SP 150-600 f/5-6.3 VC Review
« Reply #14 on: January 02, 2014, 11:50:39 AM »
600mmish: Tammy $1,000ish Vs Canon $12,000ish ::) ::) ::)

Personally, I can't wait for this lens..... should I get one of these http://photojojo.com/store/awesomeness/iphone-slr-mount/ so I can use it with my iPod?
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Re: Tamron SP 150-600 f/5-6.3 VC Review
« Reply #14 on: January 02, 2014, 11:50:39 AM »