Tamron Lenses

Tamron 17-28mm f2.8 Di III review

31 Jul 2019 Thomas

The Tamron 17-28mm f2.8 Di III RXD is a small and light wide-angle zoom with a fast f2.8 focal ratio that's designed for Sony E-mount full-frame cameras. It nicely complements Tamron’s earlier 28-75mm f2.8 and comes in at a lower price than Sony’s FE 16-35mm f2.8. See how they compare in Thomas's review!

Tamron 28-75mm f2.8 review

05 Nov 2018 Thomas

The Tamron 28-75mm f2.8 is a general-purpose zoom for Sony’s full-frame mirrorless cameras. It offers a classy step-up from Sony’s entry-level FE 28-70mm f3.5-5.6, and is less than half the price of the FE 24-70mm f2.8 GM. Find out if it's the ideal kit zoom for Sony full-framers in Thomas's review!

Tamron 17-35mm f2.8-4 review

11 Sep 2018 Thomas

The Tamron 17-35mm f2.8-4 is a small, light and wide zoom for Canon and Nikon DSLR mounts. Thomas tested it against Tamron's own 15-30mm f2.8, Nikon's 18-35mm f3.5-4.5 and Tokina's 17-35mm f4, so if you're looking for a wide-zoom for a full-frame body check out his Tamron 17-35mm review!

Tamron 70-210mm f4 VC review

09 May 2018 Thomas

The Tamron SP 70-210mm f4 VC is a telephoto full-frame zoom available for Canon and Nikon DSLRs. It's a first from Tamron coupling a slightly longer reach of 210mm and constant f4 aperture, allowing a reduction in size, weight and price compared to f2.8 models. Check out our review!

Tamron 100-400mm VC review

09 Jan 2018 Thomas

Tamron's 100-400/4.5-6.3 VC is a long telephoto zoom that's corrected for full-frame sensors and available in Canon and Nikon DSLR mounts. It's the first 100-400mm from Tamron and comes hot on the heels of Sigma's 100-400mm Contemporary. Find out how they compare in our review!

Tamron 24-70mm f2.8 VC G2 review

30 Oct 2017 Thomas

Tamron's 24-70mm f2.8 VC G2 is the second version of its popular general-purpose zoom for full-frame DSLRs. The new model improves the AF, adds weather-sealing and supports customization via the TAP console. Thomas finds out if it's the best 24-70mm f2.8 in his in-depth review!

Tamron TC-X14 / TC-X20 teleconverter review

17 Mar 2017 Thomas

With their second generation telephoto zooms Tamron also offers two new 1.4x and 2x teleconverters (dubbed TC-X14 and TC-X20) which are specifically designed to work with the SP 70-200/2.8 VC G2 and the SP 150-600/5.0-6.3 VC G2. I had the chance to extensively test the Tamron SP 70-200/2.8 VC G2 (model A025) with the TC-X14 and TC-X20. They let this zoom-lens reach…

Tamron 70-200mm f2.8 VC G2 review

06 Mar 2017 Thomas

Tamron's SP 70-200mm f2.8 Di VC USD G2 is a 2.9x telephoto full-frame zoom available in Canon and Nikon DSLR mounts. It's the second generation (A025) model with closer focusing, improved AF and stabilisation, and compatibility with Tamron's USB "TAP-in" console. In his review-in-progress, Thomas finds out if it's worth spending the extra.

Tamron 150-600mm G2 review

03 Nov 2016 Thomas

The Tamron SP 150-600mm f/5-6.3 Di VC USD G2 is a super-telephoto zoom lens available for Canon, Nikon and Sony A-mount bodies. Announced in September 2016, it's the second generation model from Tamron and identified by the A022 code compared to the A011 for the original version; the new model is also known as the G2 version.The new…

Tamron 85mm f1.8 VC review

20 Apr 2016 Thomas

The Tamron SP 85mm f1.8 Di VC USD is a stabilized full-frame short telephoto lens available in Canon, Nikon, and Sony A mounts. Announced in February 2016, it complements the series of stabilized f1.8 primes from Tamron. The new lens is also compatible with Tamron's new USB dock for fine-tuning AF and VC or firmware updates, called the…

Tamron 90mm f2.8 VC II review

22 Mar 2016 Thomas

The Tamron SP 90mm f2.8 Di Macro VC USD is a stabilized full-frame macro lens available in Canon, Nikon, and Sony A mount. Announced in February 2016, it's already the second iteration of Tamron's stabilized 90mm macro from 2012 claiming improved stabilization from a newly added XY-shift compensation and better weather sealing. The new lens is also compatible…

Tamron 45mm f1.8 VC review

23 Nov 2015 Thomas

The Tamron SP 45mm f/1.8 Di VC USD is a full-frame standard lens available in Canon, Nikon, and Sony mounts. It was announced in August 2015 together with its shorter sibling, the Tamron SP 35mm f/1.8 Di VC USD. These lenses are some of the few stabilized short primes on the market. Introducing stabilized primes with focal lengths…

Tamron 35mm f1.8 VC review

13 Nov 2015 Thomas

The Tamron SP 35mm f/1.8 Di VC USD is a wide-angle full-frame lens available in Canon, Nikon, and Sony mount. It was announced in August 2015 together with its longer sibling, the Tamron SP 45mm f/1.8 Di VC USD. These lenses are some of the few stabilized short primes on the market. Introducing stabilized primes with focal lengths…

Tamron SP 15-30mm f2.8 VC review

01 Jun 2015 Thomas

Tamron's 15-30mm f2.8 is an ultra-wide zoom for full-frame Canon, Nikon and Sony A-mounts. As you'll see it punches well above its weight.

Tamron 70-200mm f2.8 VC review

24 Jun 2013 Thomas

The Tamron SP 70-200mm f/2.8 VC is the company's first 70-200mm f2.8 equipped with optical stabilization. Announced for the Canon-mount in November 2012 and for the Nikon-mount in March 2013, it covers a 2.9x zoom-range. Tamron decided to price its new zoom right between the 70-200mm f2.8 pro options from Canon or Nikon and the competition from Sigma.A constant f2.8…

Tamron 24-70mm f2.8 VC review

03 Sep 2012 Thomas

The Tamron SP 24-70mm f/2.8 Di VC USD is a new 2.9x zoom that was announced April 2012 and is the first ever stabilized large-aperture standard-zoom compatible with full-frame DSLRs. With its gold-ring, constant f2.8 aperture, and a price-tag of around 1000 EUR it is in direct/fierce competition to Nikon's own professional AF-S 24-70/2.8G Nikkor or Canon's EF 24-70mm 2.8…

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