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

reviewer#7925 date: Sep-2-2010
sharpness: 4
color: 5
build: 4
distortion: 4
flare control: 4
overall: 4.2
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:300 used
positive:cheap, light, wide :)
negative:vignetting, distortion
comment:very nice lens for the price.
vignetting and distortion can be heavy especially at 17mm.
my main use is f8-f18 and I am happy with sharpness across on a900. only used wide open once or twice and was happy withe center sharpness (didnt take much notice of edges)

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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