I’ve got a few monochrome images for you to look at today, since I’ve finally landed on a recipe I like. I think toned images are great for contrasty light, since that’s often what compels me to take a photograph.
The contrast range of the Tamron 70-200 f/2.8 SP Di VC USD is really excellent, thanks to the coatings used on the lenses. In fact, it’s much better in harsh lighting than my old Nikon 70-200. Mind you, I do miss the yellow haze on that lens when shooting towards the sun!
But in the case of the Tamron, this means that even in really hard lighting I can be sure to get crisp details in every part of the photo. Some examples for you:
And just how well can the lens resolve? Well, let’s take a closer look…
That’s almost certainly as sharp as you’d need. Bear in mind is well, that this is at close range, and a fairly wide aperture, which means a fairly narrow depth of field. At the other end of the focal limit, we’ll end on this image taken at the “infinity” marker on the distance scale. Unlike most of my images, this one is tripod mounted with the VC turned off.