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"RE: D600 low light AF"

JohnE Nikon Registered since 15th Jun 2010
Sat 09-Mar-13 12:00 PM

>I did read somewhere recently that af in low light can be
>less optimal if using a 3rd party lens, rather than a Nikkor.
>That's not to say bad, just not as good as it could be.
>
>Thinking about it, I did have some issues with my 600 and a
>Tamron 28-75 f/2.8 at a recent boudoir shoot (very low light),
>while a pal of mine didn't have the same with a d200 and his
>nikon 50mm f/1.8
>
>I think I might try and replicate the scenario to see if I can
>*ahem* shed some light on the situation

Besides the larger aperture of the Nikon which would alone focus better, I did have experiences where a Tamron would search for focus significantly more than a comparable Nikon So I agree with you.

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