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SHOOTOUT at 15mm: Tamron SP 15-30mm f/2.8 Di VC USD vs Nikon 14-24mm f/2.8G (dual focus, Pescadero Creek Downstream)

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Tamron SP 15-30mm f/2.8 Di VC USD

The Nikon 14-24/2.8G focus shift makes it virtually impossible to match the zone of focus across the aperture series, so this comparison present the Tamron 15-30 against two series with the Nikon 14-24, one focus a bit closer to show how compensation for focus shift can help. It is thus not only a comparison, but a tutorial on mitigating focus shift (by compensating by using a focus bias).

Tamron SP 15-30mm f/2.8 Di VC USD @15mm vs Nikon 14-24/2.8G Dual Focus: Pescadero Creek Downstream (Nikon D810)

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The Gauntlet Eventually Wears Away
f13 @ 0.8 sec, ISO 64; 2015-04-23 17:27:56
NIKON D810 + 15.0-30.0 mm f/2.8

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