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

reviewer#4645 date: Jan-8-2009
sharpness: 4.5
color: 5
build: 4
distortion: 4
flare control: 4
overall: 4.3
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: + 18-70
price paid:160 USD (used)
positive: + Build quality.
+ Nice color.
+ Fast focus on A700
negative: + Only 2.8 at 17
+ Size and weight
comment:This is good lens. It's my walk-around lens though it forces me to move a lot. I would recommend for portrait shooter.

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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