Tamron AF 28-80mm F/3.5-5.6 Aspherical

Zoom lens | Canon EF, Pentax KAF, Sony/Minolta Alpha, Nikon F (FX)

by mistake, I'd ordered it as opportunity. but what a lens! :-) I discovered that f 9.5 you've nearly none CA's and very high resolution in corners even with 28mm. with Pentax DSLR it works very well even with 1600 iso. highly recommended for this low price 1/2 point minus for some CA's + less resolution wider open and some flare in this situation. f 9.5 my favorite aperture for extremely sharp landscapes very good color rendition and high contrast stopped down in this way

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HerbPDX
 

Overall this is a good lens for how little these things cost. I use this on vacation and other times I would worry about carrying more expensive gear that could be easily damaged. Good image quality when stopped down a bit and need be careful in the sun or lights for lens flare.

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djohnfot
 

I found this FF lens to be far better than the equivalent Canon EF lens. It's quite sharp, has good contrast, and CA is not a problem. It is prone to lens flare due to the position of its front element so you will need to use a good lens hood. AF speed is on a par with the equivalent Canon lenses (non-USM). Construction quality is adequate - not rugged but certainly better than the equivalent EF lenses. The lens barrel is a bit larger than most Canon kit lenses and easier to grip. ...

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djohnfot
 

I found this FF lens to be far better than the equivalent Canon EF lens. It's quite sharp, has good contrast, and CA is not a problem. It is prone to lens flare due to the position of its front element so you will need to use a good lens hood. AF speed is on a par with the equivalent Canon lenses (non-USM). Construction quality is adequate - not rugged but certainly better than the equivalent EF lenses. The lens barrel is a bit larger than most Canon kit lenses and easier to grip. ...

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