|Lens Construction (Groups/Elements)||12/17|
|Angle of View (diagonal)||84°04’ －34°21’ (for full frame 35mm format cameras)
60°20’ －22°33’ (for APS-C format cameras)
|Diaphragm Blade Number||9 (rounded diaphragm)|
|Minimum Focus Distance||0.38m (15.0 in)|
|Macro Magnification Ratio||1:5 (at f=70mm: MFD 0.38m)|
|Weight||825g (29.1 oz)*|
|Length *||108.5mm (4.3 in)*|
|Full Length **||116.9mm (4.6 in)*|
|Diameter||φ88.2mm (3.5 in)|
|Accessory||Flower-shaped Lens hood|
|Mount||Canon, Nikon, ++Sony A mount|
* Length means the size from the head of the barrel to the flange of the mount.
** Full Length means the size from the head of the barrel to the end of the lens.
† Length and weight values given are for the Nikon mount. Specifications, appearance, functionality, etc., may be changed without prior notice.
++ The Sony mount does not include the VC image stabilization functionality, as the body of Sony digital SLR cameras include image stabilization functionality.
Tamron Di lenses designed for digital SLR cameras.
VC (Vibration Compensation) – The VC Image Stabilizer delivers sharp and shake-free images, as well as a smooth viewfinder image.
VC OFF | Photo © Laura Rose
VC ON | Photo © Laura Rose
Super Performance – Tamron’s Super Performance series delivers a range of lenses that meet the highest standards.
USD (Ultrasonic Silent Drive) – Powerful ultrasonic motor for quick and dynamic subjects. It is extremely quiet, precise and allows manual control at any time.
ASL – Hybrid aspherical elements ensure unique image quality and compactness.
LD (Low Dispersion) – Lens element for greater image sharpness and the correction of chromatic aberration.
Internal Focusing (IF) System – The extension length of the lens does not change during focussing and the close focussing distance is significantly reduced across the entire focusing range.
Zoom Lock (ZL) Mechanism – Protects against undesired extension of the lens barrel.