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  1. #21
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    Re: ๑۩۩๑ ● Hook, Line and Stinker ::: Fishbowl-O-Rama 2019 ● ๑۩۩๑

    Not bad for a Nikon impersonator. *cough cough* So what's up with your D850?


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    Re: ๑۩۩๑ ● Hook, Line and Stinker ::: Fishbowl-O-Rama 2019 ● ๑۩۩๑

    Quote Originally Posted by Needa View Post
    Certainly makes you appreciate what you have.
    In spades! The focus hunting alone was about to drive me mad... And while it might sound weird, I simply can't get creative without an optical viewfinder.

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    Quote Originally Posted by hark View Post
    Not bad for a Nikon impersonator. *cough cough* So what's up with your D850?
    I have trouble getting good AF calibration results on my 70-200mm using the Tamron dock/console/whatever they call it, which is funny because I have zero issue using the Sigma dock for the same task; but then all my Sigma lenses are primes... Anyway, Tamron calibrated the AF to my D850 under warranty. They paid for shipping (both ways!) so the only discomfort, other than an itchy trigger finger, has been the separation anxiety.
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    Primary Kit :: D850, Tamron 70-200mm f/2.8 G2, Tamron 24-70mm f/2.8 G2, Sigma 135mm f/1.8 Art, Sigma 50mm f/1.4 Art,
    Godox Flashes & Triggers, Manfrotto X055PROB, 3-Legged Thing Airhed II... All Stuffed into a Manfrotto Pro Backpack 50
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  3. #23
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    Re: ๑۩۩๑ ● Hook, Line and Stinker ::: Fishbowl-O-Rama 2019 ● ๑۩۩๑

    Have you received the D850 and lens? If so, how's it working?
    D810; D7200; AF-S 14-24mm f/2.8G ED; AF-S 24-120mm f/4G ED VR; Sigma 120-300mm f/2.8 Sport; Sigma 2X Teleconverter;
    AF-S 50mm f/1.8G; AF-S 85mm f/1.8G - Old non-AF; 105mm f/2.5; 28mm f/2.8 - Godox V860II & AD200

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    Re: ๑۩۩๑ ● Hook, Line and Stinker ::: Fishbowl-O-Rama 2019 ● ๑۩۩๑

    Quote Originally Posted by Andy W View Post
    Have you received the D850 and lens? If so, how's it working?
    FedEx dropped off the delivery on Monday. I'll scrutinize the AF more closely today but I'll say now casual testing shows a marked improvement. The lens has always been very, very good; but in my experience a proper AF calibration can give images a certain... Je ne sais quoi. I don't like using that phrase but I'm talking about something I can't adequately describe, or objectively measure; I certainly know it when I see it, though. Prior to having the AF calibrated images from this lens weren't displaying this "X Factor" and now they do.

    Update: The AF has been tested under more stringent conditions and yes, it's dead on.
    Last edited by Horoscope Fish; 07-02-2019 at 05:39 PM.
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    Primary Kit :: D850, Tamron 70-200mm f/2.8 G2, Tamron 24-70mm f/2.8 G2, Sigma 135mm f/1.8 Art, Sigma 50mm f/1.4 Art,
    Godox Flashes & Triggers, Manfrotto X055PROB, 3-Legged Thing Airhed II... All Stuffed into a Manfrotto Pro Backpack 50
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  5. #25
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    Re: ๑۩۩๑ ● Hook, Line and Stinker ::: Fishbowl-O-Rama 2019 ● ๑۩۩๑

    Glad to hear that.
    D810; D7200; AF-S 14-24mm f/2.8G ED; AF-S 24-120mm f/4G ED VR; Sigma 120-300mm f/2.8 Sport; Sigma 2X Teleconverter;
    AF-S 50mm f/1.8G; AF-S 85mm f/1.8G - Old non-AF; 105mm f/2.5; 28mm f/2.8 - Godox V860II & AD200





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