[OM] Re: Stop the insanity! (If you feel like it)

Subject: [OM] Re: Stop the insanity! (If you feel like it)
From: Moose <olymoose@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Thu, 03 Jun 2004 20:10:13 -0700
Walt Wayman wrote:

>But the 28-105/2.8 Tamron is not, I submit, a piece of crap, either.  
Heck, I can do you one better. I sometimes go out with just a Tamron 
28-200/3.8-5.6 asp on an OM, clearly further down on the optical 
performance totem pole than the 28-105/2.8. It does win the do the most 
in the smallest, lightest package award, though. And amazingly enough, 
it takes some pretty fine images. My TOPE 17 entry 
<http://www.tope.nl/tope_show_entry.php?event=17&pic=34> (same TOPE you 
cite.) is of about 16% of a 35mm neg taken hand held at 200mm with this 
lens, so it ain't a piece of crap lens, either.

Of course the 28-105 is a good lens.

>As I said, it is my choice for the one camera/one lens outfit because of its 
>speed and range, the combination of which no other OM-fit lens that I know of 
>can match.  And except for the 35-80/2.8 and 35-105/3.5~4.5 Zuiko, I'll put it 
>up against any of the other Zuiko zooms.
>Besides, it got me this:
> http://www.tope.nl/tope_show_entry.php?event=17&pic=4
And that wonderful shot is about 98% photographer and 2% lens!


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