Tamron 24mm F/2.8 Di III OSD M1:2 Review

January 31, 2020 | Mark Goldstein | Rating star Rating star Rating star Half rating star

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Reviews of the Tamron 24mm F/2.8 Di III OSD M1:2 from around the web.

phillipreeve.net »

After the success of their compact and affordable f/2.8 zooms Tamron has released a pair of f/2.8 primes: A 2.8/24 and 2.8/35. In this review I check, if the 2.8/24 is another big hit.
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ephotozine.com »

Here we have the Tamron 24mm f/2.8 Di III OSD M 1:2 prime lens for Sony FE mount full-frame cameras. This is the second lens in the new trio of compact optics that also include the 20mm f/2.8 Di III OSD and 35mm f/2.8 Di III OSD, a set that has to be an exciting proposition. Add to this a macro close focus magnification of half life-size and things start to look very interesting indeed. Armed with the Sony Alpha A7R III 42MP body, the 20mm lens has already achieved the status of Editor's Choice, so let's see if the 24mm lives up to the same standard.
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dustinabbott.net »

Tamron has started to jump into Sony FE with both feet. It’s first two zoom lenses (17-28mm F2.8 RXD and 28-75mm F2.8 RXD) have been very well received, and now Tamron is following up with not only the announced 70-180mm F2.8 RXD zoom but also three prime lenses (20mm, 24mm, and 35mm) that have only a moderately wide aperture (F2.8), but sport nicely compact, lightweight bodies and one other trick up their tiny sleeves: they are all 1:2 Macro lenses (one half life size).
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