Tamron SP AF 17-35mm F2.8-4 Di LD Aspherical IF A-mount lens review by Iggy1965

reviewer#176 date: Oct-26-2005
sharpness: 3.5
color: 5
build: 4
distortion: 3
flare control: 3
overall: 3.7
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 own this lens
compared to:KM 17-35/2.8-4
price paid:€ 259
positive:Cheap
Available
negative:Distortion
Flare
Adapter needed
Turning direction is opposite like Nikon
comment:Great lens for the money, feels good, nice mount and better sunhood than the KM equivalent. Good enough for my occasional needs on the Sony a7/mkI and the combination is fair. Some day it will be sold to fund the Sony ZA 16-35/4 E-mount

rating summary

lens image
  • total reviews: 17
  • sharpness: 4.18
  • color: 4.65
  • build: 4.00
  • distortion: 4.06
  • flare control: 3.76
  • overall: 4.13
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