Bryan at The-Digital-Picture has completed his review of the Tamron 35mm f/1.8 Di VC USD.
This lens appears to have a lot of good and some glaring weaknesses. As pointed out by one of our readers, the knock against the AF is pretty significant.
Going hand in hand with the image quality delivered by a lens is AF accuracy (unless using MF of course). Testing AF accuracy with this lens has driven me a bit crazy. Just when I was ready to declare it mostly very good, I would get a set of test results with the plane of sharp focus landing all over the place. Mostly, both the center and the peripheral AF points I tested worked reasonably well, but sometimes, the results were confusingly off the mark. Read the full review
You can also read Bryan’s review of the Tamron 45mm f/1.8 Di VC USD here.
In case you missed our reviews of the new Tamron prime lenses, you can read them here: