In this review, we will be comparing Tamron SP 35mm F1.4 Di USD and Canon EF 35mm F1.4L II USM, two Wideangle Prime lenses from Tamron and Canon. Both lenses have the same focal length and max apertures of 35mm focal range and a max aperture of F1.4 so they are very comparable in this regard.
We will start with briefly looking and the main specs of these two lenses and in the section, we will start analyzing in more detail and list the pros and cons of each lenses.
What type of photography are the Tamron SP 35mm F1.4 Di USD and Canon EF 35mm F1.4L II USM lenses good for?
The type of photography that you are planning to use is an important decision factor. Here we have evaluated the Tamron SP 35mm F1.4 Di USD and the Canon EF 35mm F1.4L II USM for their suitability to various photography scenarios:
||Tamron SP 35mm F1.4 Di USD
||Canon EF 35mm F1.4L II USM
|Landscape||Very Good||Very Good|
Size and Weight Comparison
Weight of a lens is as important as its external dimensions, especially if you are planning to hand hold your camera and lens combination for longer periods. Canon EF 35mm F1.4L II USM weighs 760g, 5% (45g) lighter than the Tamron SP 35mm F1.4 Di USD's weight of 805g.
Below you can find the dimension and weight table of the 'Wideangle Prime Lenses in Canon EF Mount for size comparison purposes.
Wideangle Prime Lenses in Canon EF Mount for Size Comparison
Both Tamron SP 35mm F1.4 Di USD and Canon EF 35mm F1.4L II USM has the same Canon EF lens mount. Some of the latest released cameras that are compatible with the Canon EF lenses are Canon 1D X III, Canon 6D MII and Canon 5D MIV.
Tamron SP 35mm F1.4 Di USD is also available in Nikon F (FX) mount.
Both lenses have the same focal range of 35mm and the fastest aperture of F1.4.