Tamron AF 28-300mm F3.5-6.3 XR Di A-mount lens review by Grrrowl

reviewer#8616 date: Feb-5-2011
sharpness: 4.5
color: 5
build: 4
distortion: 5
flare control: 4
overall: 4.5
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 own this lens
compared to:
missing
price paid:£199
positive:Great range for one lens
Sharp @ f8
Small & Compact
Great general purpose walk about lens
negative:AF can hunt a lot in low light
MF difficult with limited focusing ring
comment:I like this lens a lot, its great for keeping on the camera for general purpose photography. Reasonable wide angle for landscape and has a nice sharpness for portrait images. Little soft after 250mm but for the money a really good lens.

rating summary

lens image
  • total reviews: 14
  • sharpness: 4.14
  • color: 4.21
  • build: 3.64
  • distortion: 3.93
  • flare control: 4.00
  • overall: 3.99
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