The comparison between Canon EF 24-70mm f/2.8L II vs Tamron SP 24-70mm f/2.8 DI VC USD lens. Canon’s EF 24-70mm f/2.8L II standart zoom lens currently priced for $2,299.00 and the Tamron SP 24-70mm f/2.8 DI VC USD is currently priced for $1,299.
Lightandmatter has posted a video comparison of Canon EF 24-70mm f/2.8L II USM lens and Tamron SP 24-70mm f/2.8 DI VC USD lens. The differences between the Tamron 24-70 f/2.8 VC USD and the EF 24-70mm f/2.8L II well comparedin this 14 minute video. At the end Canon is a bit sharper, while the Tamron has image stabilization.
Canon EF 24-70mm f/2.8L II vs Tamron SP 24-70mm f/2.8 DI VC USD Video Review
You can watch the Canon EF 24-70mm f/2.8L II vs Tamron SP 24-70mm f/2.8 DI VC USD video review below.
From Lightandmatter conclusion :
Landscape photographers (and others for whom sharpness is most important) do not typically shoot at f/2.8, and when stopped down, the differences in image quality are minor at the wide angle end.
Those photographers who are most likely to use the image stabilization on the Tamron (such as wedding, event, or travel photographers) are also, I think, the photographers who are less likely to need ultra-sharp borders. If a photographer is focusing on a nearby subject, the edges of the frame frequently contain background this is slightly out of focus anyway.
If you shoot hand-held rather than from a tripod, the advantage in sharpness gained from having VC (Image Stabilization) will outweigh the advantage of having what would otherwise be a sharper lens at most common shutterspeeds. Next time, I’ll have to remember to shoot hand held with both lenses in situations with moderate light.
If sharpness is critical to the work you do, you shoot from a tripod, and you need to shoot with a large aperture, there’s no question: the Canon 24-70 f/2.8L II is simply better.
|EF 24-70mm f/2.8L II USM||$2,299||Amazon | Adorama|
|Tamron SP 24-70mm f/2.8 DI VC USD||$1,199||Amazon | Adorama|