Tamron 28-300mm F3.5-6.3 Di PZD A-mount lens review by ed sargent

reviewer#12128 date: Feb-13-2015
sharpness: 3
color: 5
build: 5
distortion: 4
flare control: 5
overall: 4.4
tested on:
  • film camera:Film camera
  • APS-C: 6MP6 MP; 10MP10 MP; 12MP12 MP; 14MP14 MP; 16MP16 MP; 20MP20 MP; 24MP24 MP
  • full frame: 12MP12 MP24MP24 MP36MP36 MP42MP42 MP
ownership:I have experience with this lens
compared to:Sony 28-75
Sony 70-300
Sigma 18-250
price paid:$849
positive:Good build
Quick to focus
negative:A lot of CA at the long end could be removed but...
Vignetting at 28 mm (Not lens hood)
No shots were sharp, however the lens was straight out of the box and no Micro Focus Adjustments have been made.
comment:I could live with this lens but having the that much CA and having to post process every image for it would be tedious.

rating summary

lens image
  • total reviews: 6
  • sharpness: 4.25
  • color: 5.00
  • build: 4.67
  • distortion: 4.17
  • flare control: 5.00
  • overall: 4.62
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