Tamron AF 70-300mm F4-5.6 LD Macro A-mount lens review by gvknight

reviewer#2282 date: May-8-2007
sharpness: 2.5
color: 3
build: 2
distortion: 3
flare control: 3
overall: 2.7
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:sigma 75-300mm apo
price paid:Ł50
negative:soft, poor af, cheap feeling
comment:I got this as my first telezoom when i bought my 5d ( 2nd hand) having owned a manual focus adaptall 2 f4 70-210 I was expecting great things. It's very very poor, I have some reasonable shots in strong light but anything else is soft and mushy.

It also feel like a cheap piece of plastic

rating summary

lens image
  • total reviews: 15
  • sharpness: 4.03
  • color: 4.07
  • build: 3.73
  • distortion: 4.13
  • flare control: 4.27
  • overall: 4.05
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