Sunday, January 20, 2013

Nikon, Tamron and Canon 24-70mm f/2.8 Teardown

Over at Lens Rentals, they've done an absolutely fascinating look at the insides of three popular full frame normal zooms, the Canon 24-70 f/2.8 Mk II, the Nikon 24-70 f/2.8 AF-S, and the Tamron 24-70 f/2.8 Di VC. Something that hasn't struck me until know is how similar the Tamron's lens layout is similar to Canon's. Nonetheless, the elements are mounted in a similar fashion between the Nikon and the Tamron. The Canon, however is more modular in construction, and appears to come apart easier. 

Have a look, it's great stuff.

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