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Soft and Sharp – Tamron SP 15-30mm f/2.8 VC

© 2015 Thousand Word Images by Dustin Abbott

My favorite optics are those that know how to walk the proper balance between softness and sharpness. Softness in the defocused region; sharpness in the focused region. Tamron’s new ultrawide [and stabilized] zoom seems to have the magic. This lens is going to be fun! For my unboxing and first thoughts, see this short video on YouTube: http://bit.ly/1CiDsgn

Technical info: Canon EOS 6D, Tamron SP 15-30mm f/2.8 Di VC USD, Processed in Adobe Lightroom 5, Photoshop CC, and Alien Skin Exposure 7 (use code “dustinabbott” to get 10% off)

Gear Used:

Canon EOS 6D DSLR Camera (Body Only)
Tamron SP 15-30mm f/2.8 Di VC USD Lens (Canon EF)
Adobe Photoshop Lightroom 5 Software for Mac and Windows (Boxed Version)
Adobe Photoshop Creative Cloud 1-Year Subscription
Alien Skin Exposure 7 (Use code “dustinabbott” to get 10% off)

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