Tamron 35mm F/2.8 Di III OSD M1:2 Review

January 28, 2020 | Mark Goldstein |

Review Roundup

Reviews of the Tamron 35mm F/2.8 Di III OSD M1:2 from around the web.

ephotozine.com »

We now look at the third of Tamron's trio of compact, inexpensive full-frame lenses for the Sony FE mount cameras. The choice of 20mm, 24mm and 35mm for this group of lenses offers us three classic focal lengths, all very versatile and all well understood. The 20mm f/2.8 and 24mm f/2.8 have already earned themselves the accolade of Editor's Choice, so we dust off the Sony Alpha A7R III 42MP body one more time to see what the 35mm optic can achieve.
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camerastuffreview.com »

The Tamron 35mm f/2.8 Di III OSD M1:2 is a moderate wide-angle and one of the three wide-angle lenses that Tamron released in 2019 for Sony cameras with an E mount. They are not bright, but they are light, affordable and good. And they also have a great feature: they can also focus very close.
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dustinabbott.net »

I always have a few reservations when examining a prime lens that doesn’t offer an aperture advantage over a zoom lens, but we’ll see how each of these primes compares to Tamron’s zooms that cover the same focal lengths in the review of these lenses. One thing is sure: the macro(ish) performance of these lenses at least gives them a “killer app” not matched by the zoom lenses.
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