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Tamron Adaptall 24mm f/2.5 35mm Primes

5 star rating
                      5 / 5 (4 Reviews)
MSRP : $0

  • Camera Format35 mm SLR
    Lens TypeFixed Focal Length Lens
    Focal Length24mm
    Lens Max Aperturef/2.5
    Min Aperturef/22
    Focus TypeManual Focus
    Macro LensWithout Macro Lens
    Closest Focusing Distance9.8 in
    Picture Angle84 degrees
    Attachment / Filter Size55 mm
    Groups / Elements10 Elements in 9 Groups
    Diameter2.7 in
    Length1.7 in
    Weight8 oz
    Product ID20723694

Product Description

Manual focus - Adaptall mount

Tamron 24mm F/2.5 Aspherical lens provides a field of view of 84 degrees for full image framing applications. It also has an F number of F/2.5 which is approximately 25% faster than comparable F/2.8 lenses.

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Reviews 1 - 4 (4 Reviews Total)

User Reviews

Overall Rating:5
Value Rating:5
Submitted by Philip Higgins a Intermediate from Ironbridge U.K.

Date Reviewed: April 4, 2003

Strengths:    Image quality
adaptall mount

Weaknesses:    none to speak of.

Bottom Line:   
Purchased s/h had read good reviews and havent been dissapointed spends most of its time mounted on my old Nikon Ftn but somtimes use it with my Canon RT along with the Tamron 135mm f2.5

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Duration Product Used:   21+ years

Price Paid:    $100.00

Purchased At:   Mail order

Similar Products Used:   Mitakon FD 24mm f2.8 MF
Sigma 24mm f2.8 MF
Sigma 24mm f2.8 AF
Nikon 24mm f2.8 AF
Canon FD 24mm f2.8 MF
Canon EF 24mm f2.8 AF

Type of photography:   Other

Overall Rating:5
Value Rating:4
Submitted by BobT a Expert from Edmonton, CDN

Date Reviewed: November 29, 2002

Strengths:    Well made, sharp, contrasty relatively inexpensive.

Weaknesses:    None so far

Bottom Line:   
I bought this lens after deciding that I could not justify spending $2000 on a Leica 24mm Elmarit as this is not an oft used focal lenght for me. I'm definitey pleased. It is sharp and contrasty and decently built. My only consideration was that with only 5 aperture blades the dreaded 'bokeh' would not match the look of my Leica lenses. But I quickly found that a 24 stopped down one or two stops has no out of focus background to worry about anyway.

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Duration Product Used:   21+ years

Price Paid:    $240.00

Purchased At:   McBain Camera

Similar Products Used:   24's in Nikon, Olympus.

Type of photography:   Fine Art

Overall Rating:5
Value Rating:5
Submitted by Alan M a Professional from Aberdeen, Scotland

Date Reviewed: April 23, 2002

Strengths:    Sharp, well made, decent price.

Weaknesses:    focus direction differs from my nikkors, which is Nikons problem, not Tamron being different.

Bottom Line:   
I love this lens!! I use this lens and a 35mm f1.4 nikkor all the time on my FM2. It is very well built, has never caused me any problems & is very sharp.

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Duration Product Used:   11-20 years

Price Paid:    $100.00

Purchased At:   Jessops, Aberdeen

Similar Products Used:   Nikkor 24mm 2.8 - sold to buy a bronica, nikkor 35, 50, 105

Type of photography:   People

Overall Rating:5
Value Rating:5
Submitted by Victor Kanon a Professional from LA, USA

Date Reviewed: April 5, 2002

Strengths:    Fits almost all brands of 35mm SLR.
Optics very sharp.

Weaknesses:    Pricy

Bottom Line:   
There are two versions of this lens: both have the same optical design. The older version has more metal and rubber ring, the newer version has a plastic window to show the aperture. I used both version.
I had the older version before and then sold it to a friend in a package deal. And just got the new version at eBay.

This lens is about 1/2 stop faster than the usual f2.8 lens. Build quanlity is superb. Optics on the par with the Nikon's. Very handy and often used focal length. It can fit any camera with proper adaptall-2 mount.

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Duration Product Used:   6-10 years

Price Paid:    $181.00

Purchased At:   eBay

Similar Products Used:   Tamron 24mm f2.5 older version
Tokina 28-70mm ATX

Type of photography:   People

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