Capture the ability and beauty of wild animals, birds, travel destinations, and exciting sports activeness close-ups with this high-performance 150 – 600mm long-range zoom.
VC (Vibration Compensation) and USD (Ultrasonic Silent Drive) enable you to shoot crisp images of fast-moving, distant subjects handheld, while proprietary Tamron optical technology, including eBAND Blanket, works to suppress flare and ghosting for impressively clear, vibrant images.
Three LD (Low Dispersion) elements are finer deployed to correct chromatic aberrations, a challenging problem when shooting at long distances and at long focal-length settings. Tamron’s eBAND Coating and BBAR (Broad-Band Anti-Reflection) Coating assistance suppress flare and ghosting for class-leading epitome quality.
This new coating technique adult by Tamron deploys a nano-structured layer (1nm = 1/1,000,000mm) of ultra-low refractive index, with dimensions smaller than the wavelengths of visible rays of light. This nano-structured layer coupled with the sophisticated multiple layer coatings underneath, yields significant anti-reflection backdrop, efficiently reducing undesired flare and ghosting to an absolute minimum to deliver sharp, well-baked images.
VC (Vibration Bounty) is Tamron’s proprietary image stabilization system.
Tamron’due south VC is a three-coil organization, whereby three driving coils activate the shake-compensating VC lens group electromagnetically via 3 ceramic ball bearings. The VC lens elements are held in place only past contact with the ceramic ball bearings, achieving smooth movement with little friction. And since the VC machinery is moved in parallel using but the motorized control, the mechanical structure has been simplified, enabling the development of a more than compact lens.
While roofing a very wide range of focal lengths, this lens is remarkably compact and accepts 95mm filters. Its stylish design with signature Tamron tungsten silver cease and elegant make ring incorporates a sturdy tripod mount to enhance both stability and ease of use.
The quiet loftier-torque USD motor ensures a speedy and authentic autofocus response.
The tripod mount has been completely redesigned to provide superior stability, durability, ease of use, and portability.
With the total-time manual focus mechanism, manual adjustments of the focus may be made during auto focus shooting, without the need to alter the focus switch, facilitating shine, precise focusing.
Moisture-resistant construction helps prevent moisture from penetrating the lens.
The protection rubber on the lens-a first for Tamron-helps safeguard against scratches and helps to keep the lens upright.
|Bending of View (diagonal)||
16゜25′ – 4゜8′
(for total-frame format)
10゜38′ – 2゜40′
(for APS-C format)
|Lens Construction||20 elements in 13 groups|
|Minimum Focus Distance||2.7m (106.three in)|
|Max. Magnification Ratio||1:five|
|Length*1||257.8mm (10.1 in)*|
|Weight||ane,951g (68.8 oz)*(including detachable tripod mount)|
|Diaphragm Blade||ix (round diaphragm)*2|
|Standard Accessories||Lens hood, detachable tripod mount|
|Compatible Mounts||Canon EF mount, Nikon F mount, Sony A-mount*3
We take discontinued sales of this product in Japanese market.
*Length and weight are based on figures for the Nikon-mountain lens.
*ane Length is the altitude betwixt the front tip of the lens and the mount confront.
*two This circular diaphragm retains a nigh circular shape even when taken at two stops downwards from its maximum aperture.
*3 The Sony mount does not include VC, since Sony digital SLR bodies include congenital-in image stabilization functionality.
For Nikon: 2013/12/19*
For Catechism: 2014/04/30*
For Sony: 2014/08/02*
* Engagement of launch in Japan
Optical Structure (twenty elements in 13 groups)
MTF Chart Guide
MTF (Modulation Transfer Office) curves describe to what extent the tested lens can faithfully reproduce contrast of the bailiwick in images it captures.
The closer the 10 lp/mm (line pairs per millimeter) curve (the thick line for low frequency) in an MTF chart to “ane” of the vertical axis (the higher up), the higher the contrast reproduction performance of the tested lens volition exist. The closer the 30 lp/mm bend (the thin line for high frequency) to “ane” (the college up), the college the resolving power and thus the subjective sharpness of the lens will be.
Lens performance differs depending upon directions. Solid lines show operation in the sagittal (radial) direction while dotted lines indicate performance in the meridional (circumferential) direction. When sharp lenses capable of delivering uniform optical performance over the unabridged paradigm field are tested, MTF charts show curves plotted in good balance.
Operation characteristics of photographic lenses cannot be expressed with merely MTF charts. There are other factors that are expressed in dissimilar methods, such every bit gustatory modality of softness and degrees of compensation of various aberrations. Just you tin can use MTF charts every bit a scale to measure lens operation.