Re: canon vs. tamron lens

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Posted by EW on March 21, 2000 at 11:42:51:

In Reply to: canon vs. tamron lens posted by Debbie on March 14, 2000 at 13:39:03:

: I am looking to purchase a Canon Rebel 2000. One retailer sells it with the Canon 28/80 lens another sells it with the Tamron 28/80 lens claiming that the Tamron is a superior lens. What do you think?
: Thanks

Assume that you are planning to get a good camera for long period use, i suggest Nikon instead of Canon because Nikon's optics are better than Canon (not all model, but most). Canon even use non-glass type lens for the middle lens group to reduce weight to gain higher focusing speed, which may reduce the quality of your photo; and the coating will fade after sometime. Try more expensive range of Canon lens if you still want to get a Canon camera. Tamron manufactures good optics, choose their higher end and you won't be disappointed.

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