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

reviewer#5506 date: Jun-7-2009
sharpness: 4.5
color: 5
build: 5
distortion: 5
flare control: 5
overall: 4.9
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:Minolta APO 100-300mm f/4.5-5.6
Minolta 75-300mm f/4.5-5.6
Minolta 70-210mm f/4.5-5.6
Minolta 70-210mm f/4
Minolta 100-200mm f/4.5
price paid:80 USD (mint)
positive:colour
bokeh
sharp
inexpensive
negative:some CA
comment:This lens is very good autofocus telephoto zoom lens. Nice bokeh, sharpness, colours. I noticed some CA wide open. It is very nice to have a macro mode 1:2, which I found very useful for nature photography. This is very good all-purpose hiking lens.

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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