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Tamron 35mm f/2.8 DI III OSD Lens - Sony FE fit

Tamron 35mm f/2.8 DI III OSD Lens - Sony FE fit
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Product Code: 9242013H


The Tamron 35mm f/2.8 DI III lens is both sleek and light weigh making for the perfect option for street photography, portrait photography or all day shooting across a range of subjects.

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  • Super close focus capability
  • High quality optical design
  • Well integrated with Sony AF and eye AF functions
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Tamron 35mm f/2.8 DI III lens Summary

Tamron have announced three new close-focus prime lenses for Sony full-frame E-mount mirrorless cameras. The 35mm f/2.8 Di III OSD M 1:2 is the widest of the trio and provides an extremely popular and versatile focal width. 35mm is loved by a host of photographers being excellent for a diverse range of subjects from architecture, reportage and portraits, to landscape or documentary. The other two accompanying models are the 20mm F/2.8 DI III OSD Lens and Tamron 24MM F/2.8 DI III all of which are extremely compelling options for Sony users.

Tamron are renowned for achieving the impossible, with cost-effective yet incredibly high quality lenses. The new 35mm f/2.8 (F053 model) is set to continue this tradition, building on their reputation with the addition of several high quality optical elements. The very latest technology has been utilised, with clever arrangement of low dispersion and aspherical glass elements. These reduce aberration and improve sharpness and contrast throughout the frame, right to the edges. Distortion at this width should be minimal, however clever programming means that in-camera lens correction will be harnessed, removing distortion as well as any remaining shading or chromatic aberration.

All three lenses have been designed with a common 67mm filter thread size, perfect for adding filters such as CPL's if required. The ability to focus at just 15cm with 2:1 magnification sets this lens apart from other comparable standard width models available. Images or video can now be composed at incredibly close range, opening up new avenues of composition and creativity for photographers.

The 35mm f/2.8 is also weather sealed including moisture resistance, which is ideal for outdoor subjects. Tamron have also coated the front element in fluorine helping to reduce unwanted marks and fingerprints as well as making the element easy to keep clean.

Integration with Sony mirrorless bodies is optimal and autofocus works seamlessly with Sony's Fast Hybrid AF and Eye AF functions. AF is handled by an an optimised silent drive, or OSD, which features near silent operation and high speed accuracy. This ensures photographers have the tools to get the shot they need in a variety of shooting situations.

Tamron have designed all three lenses to be as small and lightweight as possible. This 35mm prime is the lightest of the three, weighing a mere 210g. This makes for an ultra-compact and lightweight product, small enough to bring anywhere in virtually any weather conditions. See the full range of Tamron lenses here.

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Our Verdict

The Tamron 35mm f/2.8 Di III OSD M 1:2 provides an extremely versatile focal width prime lens, with the added benefit of macro capability. This width is perfect for a multitude of subjects, from street and reportage to portraits or documentary. The lens is extremely compact and lightweight, and features excellent weather sealing. A high speed and near silent autofocus along with clever integration with Sony functions make for a very compelling product for full-frame Sony photographers.

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    • Lenses – The mount of the lens will start to show signs of wear
  • Good – The equipment is showing more obvious signs of cosmetic wear and blemishes, but the product has been fully tested and is in great working order.
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    • Lenses – May have slight dust inside that does not affect images. The mount shows signs of use.
  • Well Used – The equipment will show significant signs of wear. The paintwork will be coming away in large areas exposing the metal work, but the product has been fully tested and is in great working order.
    • Cameras – LCD screen is heavily worn either by de-lamination or has scratches to it. Rubber grips are starting to come away from the body.
    • Lenses – The lens has dust inside that may affect images. The rubber zoom/focus ring is coming away from the barrel of the lens.

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