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  1. 2pups622

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    I had an older version of the Tamron and it was a good performer.

    On the plus-side, it was a very sharp lens and it was versatile.

    What I didn't like about it was it only had 6 aperture blades, making the out-of-focus areas harsh. I also didn't like that the front element would rotate when it focused, meaning I'd have to adjust my polarizer if there was any change in the focus. Lastly, it wasn't very fast focusing (although that wasn't too much of an issue unless I was stuck with it shooting birds).

    I haven't used the sigma, but have heard it's also decent. How it performs or whether the front element rotates, I can't say though.
     
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    That's the one thing that i heard that it was slow. I think i might go with the sigma. Anyone else?
     
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    Those are great Is it slow enough to miss a shot?
     
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    Sometimes, but I haven't really used any other long lens like the 70-300 before, so it could be a normal thing.
     

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