Tamron 70-200 F2.8 Review

Tamron 70-200mm f/2.8 SP AF Di LD IF Macro Lens Sample Photos

The Tamron SP AF70-200mm R/2.8 Di LD [IF] Macro is the newest in Tamron’s long line of high quality lenses. This light weight ultra fast telephoto zoom lens has a maximum aperture of f:2.8. No matter where you zoom, this lens will retain this fast aperture, great for low light or sports photography. The built in macro feature of this lens gives great close up capabilities with a magnification ration of 1:3.1. Designed to use on both full frame and APS sized sensors and constructed with 18 lens elements in 13 groups you will be able to product razor sharp images no matter what camera body you use. Attach the included tripod mount for enhanced balance and stability. Feature packed, this lens comes standard with lens hood, case.Below are some samples taken by Tamron SP AF70-200mm R/2.8 Di LD [IF] Macro. Currently only the Canon mount is available, samples are taken with Canon EOS 30D and 5D.


Tamron 70-200 F2.8 Review
Tamron 70-200 F2.8 Sunflower

Tamron 70-200 F2.8 Review
Tamron 70-200 F2.8 100% Sunflower


Tamron 70-200 F2.8  Review
Tamron 70-200 F2.8 100% Toy

Tamron 70-200 F2.8 Review
Tamron 70-200 F2.8 100% Toy


Tamron 70-200 F2.8  Review
Tamron 70-200 F2.8 Pillow

Tamron 70-200 F2.8 Review
Tamron 70-200 F2.8 100% Pillow



Tamron 70-200 F2.8 Sunflower
Tamron 70-200 F2.8 at 70mm

Tamron 70-200 F2.8
Tamron 70-200 F2.8 at 200mm

The SP AF70-200mm F/2.8 zoom lens features a versatile MFD of just 37.4″ over the entire zoom range, best-in-class maximum macro magnification ratio of 1:3.1 at f=200mm, and an advantageous internal focusing (IF) system that allow stress-free photography. The new tele-zoom lens covers a desirable focal length range of 70mm medium telephoto to 200mm telephoto when mounted on full-size format SLR cameras and a focal length range from 109mm to 310mm ultra telephoto when mounted on a DSLR camera with an APS-C sized imager. Diameter 3.5 x Length 7.6 (89.5×194.3mm) Weight – 40.6 ounces (1150 grams) without tripod mount.

Based on the above photos the new Tamron 70-200mm F/2.8, has good blurry background effect, good for portraits to get rid of the distracted background. Looking at the cropped sunflower sample, with additional sharpening during post processing, the sample shall be sharp and ready for print.
Photos courtesy PCPOP and belongs to the respective owner.

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