Having reviewed all of Tamron's current lenses, we take a look at the top 5 which have scored the highest:
This is an ultra-wide angle lens with a fast constant aperture of f/2.8. It has dust and weather sealed construction, and also sports vibration compensation. With an Ultrasonic focusing motor, it provides quick focusing speeds. Available in Canon, Nikon and Sony mounts, it is compatible with both full frame and crop sensor camera bodies. We awarded it 4.5 / 5 stars for its excellent sharpness throughout the zoom range in the centre and towards the edges and effective vibration compensation system.
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.
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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.
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.
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.
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