Anyone using the Commlite with Canon EF 70-200mm 2.8 NON IS? About to order one...

Discussion in 'Adapted Lenses' started by shaolin95, Feb 4, 2016.

  1. GabrielPhoto

    GabrielPhoto TalkEmount Top Veteran

    Jul 3, 2013
    Hoping to find out soon as I am about to place my order for a nice used one.
    Otherwise I may go with the Tamron 70-200 2.8 VC (prefer the canon) or get the Tamron 150-600mm first then the 70-200 later on...decisions decisions...

    PS. Analyzing things now and seeing that neither the Tamron 150-600mm or Sigma work well with the adapters and seeing that the Canon EF 70-200mm NON IS also does not work well with the adapter...I may as well just get the LA-EA3 and get the Tamron 70-200mm VC 2.8 and the Tamron 150-600mm after that both which AF fast and accurate according to Brian Smith.
    Last edited: Feb 4, 2016
  2. serhan

    serhan TalkEmount All-Pro

    Aug 27, 2011
    I have not used those lenses, but based on lea-a3 experience with 1 Tamron & 3 Sony lenses, af speeds are native>La-ea4>la-ea3/metabones 4 with less then good light... Brian S. tried them at B&H. He is not shooting with them in all conditions. Look for user experiences or try to find a shop...

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  3. GabrielPhoto

    GabrielPhoto TalkEmount Top Veteran

    Jul 3, 2013
    I decided to forget about the EF adapter and just get the LA-EA3 instead since based on Brian the tamrons will focus fast and accurate with it vs the EF ones.
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