Tamron AF 19-35mm F3.5-4.5 A-mount lens review by Vancouver

reviewer#6787 date: Jan-20-2010
sharpness: 3.5
color: 4
build: 3
distortion: 4
flare control: 3
overall: 3.5
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 MP; 24MP24 MP; 36MP36 MP; 42MP42 MP; 61MP61 MP
ownership:I used to own this lens
compared to:Many minolta + Sony lens
price paid:49 CAD$ new
work on FF
77 mm filter
Short and less useful range on APSC
comment:This lens is cheap.
The big problem with it is the lack of sharpness.
I shoot on APSC so the range is really uncomfortable.
I agree with previous comments. It s no better than 18-70 kitty lens.
I kept asking myself if 77mm filter is really necessary for this lens since the widest is only 19mm.

Highly NOT-Recommended at any price point!

rating summary

lens image
  • total reviews: 12
  • sharpness: 3.96
  • color: 4.25
  • build: 3.58
  • distortion: 3.67
  • flare control: 3.50
  • overall: 3.79
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