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ePHOTOzine's Top 5 Best Tamron Lenses 2014

ePHOTOzine's Top 5 Best Tamron Lenses 2014  - Having tested all of the Tamron lenses currently available, we take a look at our favourite 5.

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Category : Digital SLRs
Product : Tamron SP 24-70mm F/2.8 VC USD
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Having reviewed all of Tamron's current lenses, we take a look at the top 5 which have scored the highest:

 

1. Tamron SP 150-600mm f/5-6.3 Di VC USD 

 

Tamron SP 150 600mm F5 6 3 Di VC USD (9)

This ultra-telephoto zoom lens sports a 4x zoom range, that is both wider and more telephoto than the 200-500mm lens it replaces. The lens also includes, fast, silent focusing, eBAND lens coatings to increase contrast and reduce ghosting and flare, as well as Vibration Compensation to aid hand held shooting. It has very good centre sharpness throughout the range, good build quality and it excellent value for money. 

Visit the Tamron website for more information. 

 

2. Tamron SP 70-200mm f/2.8 Di VC USD

SP 70-200mm f/2.8 Di VC USD

The 70-200mm lens from Tamron also sports a fast constant aperture of f/2.8. It sports moisture resistant construction, and is capable of producing sharp images hand held at lower shutter speeds thanks to Vibration Compensation technology. It has low distortion and an excellent build quality, making it a must-have lens for those that need far reach. 

Buy now for £1,089

 

3. Tamron SP 90mm f/2.8 Di Macro VC USD

SP 90mm F/2.8 Di MACRO 1:1 VC USD

This 90mm macro lens has gained an enviable reputation for optical quality, along with value for money. It incorporates Vibration Compensation, as well as silent internal focusing with full time manual override. As well as moisture sealed construction and a newly developed lens coating to help to suppress ghosting and flare, it has a completely new optical design. With excellent sharpness throughout the range in the centre, and low distortion, this lens is hard to beat.

Buy now for £399

 

4. Tamron SP 24-70mm f/2.8 VC USD

SP 24-70mm F/2.8 VC USD

This lens in the popular 24-70mm range offers Vibration Compensation, something that other manufacturers of lenses missed out. It also has an ultrasonic focusing motor, enabling it to provide quick focussing speeds. With good sharpness, good value and good build quality, this will no doubt prove to be a great all-round lens for many photographers.

Buy now for £759

5. Tamron SP AF 60mm f/2 Dill Macro 1:1

Tamron SP AF 60mm f/2 Dill Macro

The 60mm macro has become somewhat of a classic in terms of Tamron lenses. This offering features a wide f/2 optic, making the lens very desirable indeed. It has a full time manual function feature, and can be used for a wide range of subjects. This 60mm optic features good performance and excellent value for money. 

Buy now for £617


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Chaitanya 5 14 1 India
14 Oct 2011 11:40AM
I have used Tamron 90mm macro, its probably one of the highest selling lens in India. Its a great lens and well worth the money.

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14 Oct 2011 12:31PM
Use the excellent 28-75mm an excellent walk around lens. Very sharp and versatile.
20 Oct 2011 10:20AM
The Tamron AF 18-270mm f/3.5-6.3 Di II VC PZD is my favourite lens use it all the time with my Canon 450D, it is a fabulous all singing all dancing lens.
21 Jul 2012 11:18AM
I am using Tamron 18-270 Pzd lens on my Nikon D5100 body. I am more that satisfied and happy with this one. There are some limitations but that can be taken care of in photoshop.

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