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Tam Ulriis

Tamron lens for D90?

The D90 has the older CMOS chip, see: http://www.dpreview.com/reviews/nikond90/36
Good ISO range will help with low light, but noise is marked above 1600 ISO. if your going to capture in JPG only, I'd stick with the Tamron, as the D90's in-camera JPEG compression is notably over soft.

With the extra two stops through the whole focal range, the Tamron will give you a way out in poor light, where the Nikon will push you into higher ISO settings and the world of digital noise and colour aberrations. Neither will you be able to produce good DoF bouquet with the Nikon as sweetly as with the Tamron.

I'd stick with the Tamron lens, as the budget Nikon lenses, (if it has a plastic mount ring, then the 18-105 is one of them) are built from very poor quality, we were always having to send them off for repair/replacement of the whole mount because the lugs snap off, and with Nikor parts replacement for budget range, it could take a few weeks and cost around £150.00 a pop. On top of this, the whole construction was flimsy and wears out very quickly and the lens focus looses accuracy and resolve. Even from new, the performance is poor, see: http://www.dpreview.com/lensreviews/nik ... _afs_n15/4

The 18-200+ lenses from most manufacturers all suffer from over-reach and poor performance, against the wide to mediums and the medium to tele, particularly those with slow maximum apertures like f3.5 or continuous focal range apertures.

Get yourself a 70 - 200 later maybe.
07.03.12, 09:50
The D90 has the older CMOS chip, see: http://www.dpreview.com/reviews/nikond90/36
Good ISO range will help with low light, but noise is marked above 1600 ISO. if your going to capture in JPG only, I'd stick with the Tamron, as the D90's in-camera JPEG compression is notably over soft.

With the extra two stops through the whole focal range, the Tamron will give you a way out in poor light, where the Nikon will push you into higher ISO settings and the world of digital noise and colour aberrations. Neither will you be able to produce good DoF bouquet with the Nikon as sweetly as with the Tamron.

I'd stick with the Tamron lens, as the budget Nikon lenses, (if it has a plastic mount ring, then the 18-105 is one of them) are built from very poor quality, we were always having to send them off for repair/replacement of the whole mount because the lugs snap off, and with Nikor parts replacement for budget range, it could take a few weeks and cost around £150.00 a pop. On top of this, the whole construction was flimsy and wears out very quickly and the lens focus looses accuracy and resolve. Even from new, the performance is poor, see: http://www.dpreview.com/lensreviews/nik ... _afs_n15/4

The 18-200+ lenses from most manufacturers all suffer from over-reach and poor performance, against the wide to mediums and the medium to tele, particularly those with slow maximum apertures like f3.5 or continuous focal range apertures.

Get yourself a 70 - 200 later maybe.
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