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Tamron 70-200mm F/2.8 Test Samples

Sample crops from the centers, mid-sections and corners.

 

The APS-C section using the Sony A700 is first, followed by the full frame results.

 

Tamron 70-200mm F/2.8 @70mm

 

Reference image for crops below.  The mid-section and corner crops come from repositioning the subject in the frame accordingly.  Subject is about 400′ (122m) away.

 

70mm

 

          Center           Mid-section

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Tamron SP AF 70-200mm F/2.8 Di LD Macro Review

Full review of the Tamron SP AF 70-200mm F/2.8 Di LD (IF) macro lens for Sony

Box and contents The Sony A700 and A900 were used for this review.  The APS-C section is first, followed by the full frame differences.  Sharpness crops for both sensors are located on this page.  For a better understanding of terms and methods…

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Tamron AF 18-250mm F/3.5-6.3 Di II LD Aspherical (IF) Macro Review

Here’s a brief look at the Tamron 18-250mm F/3.5-6.3 zoom lens.  Scroll down for product shots and macro crop. Lens Tamron 18-250mm F/3.5-6.3 Di II LD aspherical (IF) macro zoom lens, model #A18-S Box contents
Front and rear caps, hood, and users manual. Cost $499 retail, discontinued around 2010. Build quality Good Additional information
Same as Sony 18-250mm, but Tamron…

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Tamron AF 28-75mm F/2.8 XR Di Review

Here’s a brief look at the Tamron 28-75mm F/2.8 zoom lens.  Scroll down for the main review. Lens Tamron SP AF 28-75mm F/2.8 XR Di LD aspherical IF Macro Model A09S Box contents
Front and rear caps, user’s manual, and hood. Cost Street price around $459 Build quality Good Additional information
Similar to the Konica Minolta 28-75mm F/2.8 (D) and…

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Tamron NEX 18-200mm F/3.5-6.3 review

Here’s a brief look at the Tamron NEX 18-200mm F/3.5-6.3 zoom lens.  Scroll down for the main review.

Lens Tamron NEX 18-200mm F/3.5-6.3 Di III VC    Model B011 Box contents
Hood, front and rear caps and a user’s manual. Cost $739 retail as of 2/12 Build quality Good to very good. Additional information
Introduced in late 2011.  Has built-in optical…

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