Compact and Efficient Macro Lens
Compact, light-weight and affordable are some of the terms that describe the Tamron AF70-300mm f/4-5.6 Di LD Macro1.2 Zoom Lens, giving amateur photographers a chance to deliver high-clarity pictures of wildlife or sport. Image enthusiasts with an eye for detail will definitely appreciate the high-end macro function of this lens. The macro function is also available at the lens' longer telephoto settings, which maintains an extended working distance between subject and lens. Furthermore, the Tamron AF70-300mm f/4-5.6 Di LD Macro1.2 zoom lens price is very appealing to novice users.
Easy to Use Macro Switch
Designed for ease of handling ease and portability, it is ideal for handheld shooting with Canon, Nikon with Built-In Motor, Pentax and Sony A DSLRs. Its unsurpassed close-focusing ability makes the Tamron AF70-300mm f/4-5.6 Di LD Macro1.2 zoom lens perfect for capturing photographs of tiny creatures, which would otherwise mandate the use of a higher-priced, specialized macro lens. This Tamron AF70-300mm f/4-5.6 Di LD Macro1.2 zoom lens requires just a flip of the macro switch in the focal-length range of 180 mm to 300 mm to get a maximum magnification ratio of 1:2 at a small focal distance of 95 cm.
High Quality, Low Cost
At a low price, the build quality of this lens is not sacrificed. The Tamron AF70-300mm f/4-5.6 Di LD Macro1.2 zoom lens houses Low dispersion (LD) glass elements that help decrease chromatic aberration to provide good image quality. This Tamron AF70-300mm f/4-5.6 Di LD Macro1.2 zoom lens is also compatible with 35-mm conventional film SLRs, making it great for portraiture. Further, the multilayer coating technology sported by this lens prevents ghosting and flare due to light reflection off the image sensor, thus ensuring superior images with and vivid colouration.
|Compatibility||35mm Film / Full-Frame Digital Sensor DSLR (APS-C Sensor)|
|Dimensions||13.5 x 10.4 x 10.4 cm|
|Maximum Aperture||Maximum: f/4 - 5.6 Minimum: f/32|
|Lens Construction||13 Elements in 9 Groups|
|Minimum Focus Distance||95 m|
|Maximum Magnification Ratio||1:2|
|Standard Accessory||Flower Shaped Lens hood|
|Principal Specifications||Image Stabilisation||No|
|Lens Mount||Sony Alpha, Minolta AF|
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