Tamron SP 35mm f/1.8 Di VC USD Review

September 16, 2015 | Mark Goldstein |

Main Rivals

Listed below are some of the rivals of the Tamron SP 35mm f/1.8 Di VC USD.

Canon EF 35mm f/2 IS USM

The Canon EF 35mm f/2 IS USM is a new moderate wide-angle prime lens. Boasting built-in image stabilisation and fast and quite auto-focusing, the plastic-bodied EF 35mm f/2 IS USM is a more affordable alternative to Canon's professional wide-angle primes. Read our in-depth Canon EF 35mm f/2 IS USM review complete with full-size sample images.

Nikon AF-S Nikkor 35mm f/1.4G

The AF-S 35mm f/1.4G from Nikon is a moderate wide-angle lens in the full-frame FX format, or a fast standard prime when mounted on a DX body. The 35mm f/1.4 features 10 optical elements in seven groups with one aspherical lens element and a Rear Focus (RF) system incorporating a Silent Wave Motor which provides smooth and fast autofocus with full-time manual focus override. Retailing for $1,799.95 / £1,485.99, read our expert Nikon AF-S Nikkor 35mm f/1.4G review to find out if it's worth the hefty investment.

Nikon AF-S Nikkor 35mm f/1.8G

The Nikon AF-S Nikkor 35mm f/1.4G is a new, affordable moderate wide-angle prime lens for Nikon full-frame DSLR cameras. Find out how the Nikon AF-S Nikkor 35mm f/1.8G performs in our in-depth review, complete with full-size sample images.

Sigma 35mm F1.4 DG HSM

The Sigma 35mm F1.4 DG HSM is a moderate wide-angle lens in the full-frame format, or a fast standard prime when mounted on an APS-C body. The 35mm f/1.4 features 13 optical elements in seven groups with one aspherical lens element and a HSM focusing system which provides quiet, smooth and fast autofocus with full-time manual focus override. Retailing for £799 / $899, read our expert Sigma 35mm F1.4 DG HSM review to find out if it's a worthy alternative to the Canon, Nikon and Sony equivalents.