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Tamron Auto 135mm f2.8


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Year Introduced
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f2.8 - f22
1.5 meters

Here we have another adapt-a matic lens from Tamron. It is well made. Focus is smooth and it has a long throw. I found it a bit difficult to focus on the EOS 6D, but the lighting was atrocious today. Wide open it is usable but a little soft. Corner sharpness is quite good, At f4 it tightens up a bit. Contrast improves along with sharpness across the frame. Bokeh is smooth and this is to be expected from a portrait lens. There is some fringing at f2.8 but it is minor an easily corrected. At f4 it is reduced. This is a classic lens and its images have a classic feel. I have no doubt it is a good portrait lens. I can't wait to try it on a better day.

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