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Tamron Announced Trio of Compact Macro Lenses for Sony E-mount, Price $349 !

Tamron Announced Trio of Compact Macro Lenses for Sony E-mount, Price $349 !

Tamron has formally introduced three new f/2.Eight compact macro prime lenses for Sony E-mount as we speak. They are Tamron 20mm f/2.8 Di III OSD M1:2 Lens (B&H Photo Video), Tamron 24mm f/2.8 Di III OSD M1:2 Lens (B&H Photo Video), Tamron 35mm f/2.8 Di III OSD M1:2 Lens (B&H Photo Video). The US value for these three lenses are all $349. Now accessible for pre-order at B&H Photo Video/Adorama.

Press Release:

Tamron Announces Three Close-Focusing Prime Lenses For Sony E-Mount Full-Frame Mirrorless Cameras

20mm F/2.8 Di III OSD M1:2(Model F050)
24mm F/2.8 Di III OSD M1:2(Model F051)
35mm F/2.8 Di III OSD M1:2(Model F053)

October 22, 2019, Commack, NY – Tamron publicizes the launch of three prime lenses for Sony E-mount full-frame mirrorless cameras: 20mm F/2.8 Di III OSD M1:2 (Model F050), 24mm F/2.8 Di III OSD M1:2 (Model F051), and 35mm F/2.8 Di III OSD M1:2 (Model F053). The 24mm and 35mm lenses can be accessible on November 20th and the 20mm can be accessible in January 2020. All three lenses can be accessible within the USA for about $349.

Having already produced award-winning zoom lenses[1] on this mirrorless class, we turned our consideration towards prime lenses. When utilizing a chief lens, the photographer should determine the composition based mostly on their distance from the topic. This places the enjoyment of capturing the picture precisely as envisioned and the pure enjoyable of taking pictures on a unique degree.

The three new fashions embrace a 20mm focal size (Model F050) to completely discover the world of ultra-wide-angles, a 24mm focal size (Model F051) as the right general-purpose wide-angle lens, and the versatile 35mm focal size (Model F053) that’s supreme for on a regular basis/each topic use. Developed underneath the idea of “letting as many as possible learn the joy of prime lenses in a more accessible way,” every lens strikes a steadiness between attractive picture rendering and superior operation.

We matched the identical filter measurement (φ67mm) for all three prime lenses in addition to the 2 beforehand launched zooms and achieved our intention of compactness. Furthermore, the 20mm, 24mm and 35mm lenses are all able to focusing very shut, to an unprecedented on this class magnification ratio of 1:2. Other options embrace Moisture-Resistant Construction (for out of doors taking pictures) and a Fluorine Coating on the entrance ingredient for simple upkeep and fingerprint elimination.

They additionally assist numerous digicam options supplied by sure Sony cameras, corresponding to Fast Hybrid AF and Eye AF, and supply a mess of superior features to make sure a nice taking pictures expertise and improbable outcomes.

This collection of extremely sensible lenses lets photographers benefit from the photographic expression of wide-angle lenses, typically thought to be the candy spot for many photographic pursuits, plus unprecedented gentle weight and full-blown efficiency.


  1. Enhanced close-focusing functionality expands lens usefulness and flexibility

These prime lenses focus very shut. The MOD (Minimum Object Distance) for the 20mm, 24mm and 35mm is 4.3, 4.7 and 5.9 inches respectively. Plus, the utmost magnification ratio for all three is 1:2. This outstanding efficiency permits customers to create compositions that emphasize perspective (nearer topics are bigger and distant ones are smaller) and which might be distinctive to wide-angle lenses.

Being in a position to get in shut is among the most fascinating specs for a wide-angle lens. With dramatic closeup taking pictures efficiency for full-frame lenses, the collection unleashes an unprecedented degree of taking pictures freedom. Plus, by shifting near the topic, strongly blurred backgrounds are simpler to realize.

  1. A compact, light-weight 67mm filter diameter system providing glorious portability

Weighing in at 7.Eight ozfor the 20mm (Model F050), 7.6 ozfor the 24mm (Model F051) and seven.Four ozfor the 35mm (Model F053), the lenses are exceptionally gentle, permitting photographers to get pleasure from taking pictures comfortably with out hesitating about whether or not to hold the lens. All three lenses mixed weigh underneath 1.5 kilos! Meanwhile different lenses in Tamron’s light-weight full-frame mirrorless collection such because the 28-75mm F/2.8 (Model A036) normal zoom or 17-28mm F/2.8 (Model A046) ultra-wide-angle zoom make the right companions to broaden the vary of taking pictures potentialities.

As testomony to their compactness, all three new fashions function the identical 67mm filter diameter as Tamron’s zoom lenses for full-frame mirrorless cameras. This considerably reduces value and packing area when working with PL, ND and different filters. Even the entrance lens caps are the identical measurement, eliminating the effort of sorting caps when switching lenses. These options mix to provide a extremely handy and cell system that provides extra enjoyable to pictures.

  1. Superb high-resolution efficiency that matches the newest high-resolution picture sensors

The refined optical system created with the newest lens design applied sciences boasts exceptionally excessive rendering efficiency from edge to edge because of the optimum association of LD (Low Dispersion) and GM (glass-molded aspherical) lens parts. Any remaining minor distortions generally frequent in wide-angle lenses are corrected utilizing in-camera features.

Additionally, Tamron’s legendary BBAR (Broad-Band Anti-Reflection) Coating successfully reduces ghosting and flare. With glorious resolving energy achieved by means of uncompromising optical efficiency and camera-based distortion correction, these lenses can be utilized with full confidence for a variety of purposes from informal household snaps to severe skilled pictures.

  1. Consistent 64mm (2.5 in) general size facilitates ease-of-use

All three lenses are the identical size: 2.5 in. Achieving glorious steadiness with Sony E-mount cameras, these compact lenses make use of a entrance ingredient extension system however are designed to take care of the identical exterior size throughout focusing operations. Therefore, there may be much less probability of an prolonged entrance ingredient by chance coming into contact with a topic throughout closeup taking pictures. And non-obligatory handbook focusing is simpler as a result of the main target ring is positioned towards the entrance of the lens inside pure attain of the thumb and index finger.

  1. Silent autofocus pushed by OSD (Optimized Silent Drive) DC motor

The AF drive system employs an OSD to make sure quiet operation. In comparability to traditional AF sorts with built-in DC motors, Tamron was in a position to significantly cut back the drive noise in addition to vastly enhance AF efficiency and pace. The decrease ambient noise degree is bound to be appreciated by video shooters.

Overall, this prime lens collection gives superlative AF precision for precise focus even when taking pictures shifting topics, in addition to excellent accuracy and monitoring functionality. Additionally, this prime collection helps numerous AF options supplied by sure Sony cameras, together with Fast Hybrid AF, Eye AF, and Direct Manual Focus (DMF) to make sure a nice taking pictures expertise.

  1. Moisture-Resistant Construction and Fluorine Coating

Environmental seals are positioned on the lens mount space and different crucial places to stop infiltration of moisture and/or rain drops and afford Moisture-Resistant Construction. This function gives an extra layer of safety when taking pictures outside underneath antagonistic climate circumstances.

Also, the entrance floor of the lens ingredient is coated with a protecting fluorine compound that has glorious water- and oil-repellant qualities. The lens floor is simpler to wipe clear and is much less susceptible to the damaging results of dust, moisture or oily fingerprints, permitting for a lot simpler upkeep. These protecting options are keenly essential for lenses that assist you to get in near a topic.

  1. Compatible with fundamental camera-specific options and features[2]

All three of Tamron’s new prime lenses are appropriate with lots of the superior options which might be particular to sure mirrorless cameras. These embrace the next:

-Fast Hybrid AF
-Eye AF
-Direct Manual Focus (DMF)
-In-camera lens correction (shading, chromatic aberration, distortion)
-Camera-based lens unit firmware updates

[1] 28-75mm F/2.8 Di III RXD (Model A036) normal zoom and 17-28mm F/2.8 Di III RXD (Model A046).

[2] Features range by digicam. Please seek the advice of your digicam’s instruction handbook for particulars. As of September 2019

Tamron 20mm / 24mm / 35mm F2.8 Di III OSD M1:2 specs

Tamron 20mm F2.8 Di III OSD M1:2 Tamron 24mm F2.8 Di III OSD M1:2 Tamron 35mm F2.8 Di III OSD M1:2
Principal specs
Lens kind Prime lens
Max Format measurement 35mm FF
Focal size 20 mm 24 mm 35 mm
Image stabilization No
Lens mount Sony FE
Maximum aperture F2.8
Aperture ring No
Number of diaphragm blades 7
Elements 10 9
Groups 9 8
Special parts / coatings Low-dispersion and aspherical parts + BBAR and fluorine coatings
Minimum focus 0.11 m (4.33) 0.12 m (4.72) 0.15 m (5.91)
Maximum magnification 0.5×
Autofocus Yes
Motor kind Micromotor
Full time handbook No
Focus technique Internal
Distance scale No
DoF scale No
Weight 220 g (0.49 lb) 215 g (0.47 lb) 210 g (0.46 lb)
Diameter 73 mm (2.87)
Length 64 mm (2.52)
Sealing Yes
Colour Black
Filter thread 67 mm
Hood equipped Yes
Tripod collar No


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