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Tamron 14-150mm f/3.5-5.8 Di III Lens Reviews and Samples

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First Tamron 14-150mm f/3.5-5.8 Di III lens reviews now available online with plenty of sample images captured with the new mid-range mft lens.

Tamron has announced the 14-150mm F/3.5-5.8 Di III (model C001) lens just before the Photokina 2014 event this year. Now the superzoom lens has been tested with several image samples.

First Tamron 14-150mm f/3.5-5.8 Di III lens reviews posted by ePhotozine, PhotoReview and Photo.net websites. PhotographyBlog also posted 68 sample JPEG photos taken with the new Tamron 14-150mm f/3.5-5.8 Di III lens, mounted on a Pansonic GX7 mirrorless camera.

ePhotozine recommends the new Tamron 14-150mm MFT lens and says “The Tamron 14-150mm delivers good sharpness and quick autofocus.” Their full review of the new Fujifilm X30 includes features, handling, performance of the camera with several sample and ISO test images.

Tamron 14-150mm f/3.5-5.8 Di III Lens Reviews and Sample Images


From PhotoReview conclusion :

Without integrated stabilisation, this lens is better suited to Olympus cameras than Panasonic’s M4/3 models (apart from the GX7), because the Olympus cameras have IBIS (In-Body Image Stabilisation) built in, which compensates for camera shake by shifting the entire sensor.  Consequently, we  tested this lens on an OM-D E-M5 camera.

From Photo.net conclusion :

Overall the Tamron 14-150mm f/3.5-5.8 Di III Zoom Lens, (compare prices) is certainly a strong contender if you want one small, light, versatile lens for a micro four thirds body. Such a combination will give you significantly better image quality than a typical compact digital camera with a small sensor, while being significantly smaller than an APS-C format DSLR with similar coverage lens.

From ePhotozine conclusion :

If you own an Olympus Micro Four Thirds camera, which includes sensor-shift image stabilisation, then there isn’t a better value superzoom available for your camera. This is especially true as this lens delivers decent sharpness, despite it’s 10.7x zoom range.

Tamron 14-150mm f/3.5-5.8 Di III Pros

  • Good sharpness for a superzoom lens
  • Versatile 10.7x zoom range
  • Quick autofocus
  • Good build quality
  • Compact and lightweight

Tamron 14-150mm f/3.5-5.8 Di III Cons

  • Dark corners at 14mm (when shooting raw)
  • An optically stabilised version will tempt more owners of Panasonic Micro Four Thirds cameras

Tamron 14-150mm F/3.5-5.8 Di III (model C001) is a superzoom lens for Micro Four Thirds cameras, offers a 28-300mm equivalent range and uses a stepper motor for silent autofocus (including during video recording).