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!
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!
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!
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!
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!
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…
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.
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…
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…
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…
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…
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…
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.
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…
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…