Monthly Archives: July 2011

Tamron AF 28-200m f3.8-5.6 Aspherical XR (IF)

I am not a fan of all-in-one zooms because to me, most inexpensive/affordable all-in-one zooms are optically inferior and buying a good one will be like spending a lot of money just to buy convenience. It is because in most cases, … Continue reading

Posted in Lenses | 1 Comment

Nikkor AF 80-200mm f2.8D ED (MK III)

This Nikkor AF 80-200mm f2.8D ED is actually n user item in my arsenal but its significant historical background makes me consider it as part of my collection. Confusing to many non-Nikonholic, Nikon has a total 5 different versions of … Continue reading

Posted in Lenses | 5 Comments

Tamron Adaptall-2 28mm f2.5

The term “standard lens” had long been forgot since the time camera manufacturers started equipping their cameras with relatively slow (variable max. aperture f3.5-5.6) mid-range zooms like the 28-80mm (or 18-55mm for a APS-C format DSLR) instead of a much … Continue reading

Posted in Lenses | 11 Comments