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Tamron SP 70-300mm lens

Mark Peters
Photokina report
Wednesday 11th, August 2010
Posted by: Mark Peters

Tamron releases another advance in the company's pursuit of high-resolution images in the telephoto lens category. The new Tamron 70-300mm F/4-5.6 telephoto zoom lens features image stabilization and an ultrasonic auto-focus drive. The SP 70-300mm F/4-5.6 Di VC USD (model A005) high-resolution DSLR lens is engineered for a Nikon mount, with compatibility for Canon and Sony mounts to follow. While designed for digital SLR cameras, the Tamron SP 70-300mm F/4-5.6 Di VC USD (Model A005) can be used with both full-frame sensor and AF 35 mm cameras having a zoom range of 70-300 mm, and as well with APS-C sensor cameras where the angle of view changes the zoom to 109-465 mm.

Tamron 70-300mm

Tamron SP 70-300mm lens features
With specialized elements including an XLD (extra low dispersion) lens whose uncompromising countermeasures reduce ghosting and flare, and Tamron's fast focusing USD, the Tamron SP 70-300 mm F4-5.6 Di VC USD (Model A005) lens is optimized for digital cameras in the 70-300 mm class. The advanced optical design features LD (low dispersion) and XLD lens elements made from specialized materials to prevent chromatic aberration. Coupled with Tamron's VC image stabilization system, the lens offers full time manual focus at your fingertips, better balance, consistent length and internal focusing. The flower-shaped hood with excellent stray light-shielding properties is a standard accessory that complements the simple, yet beautiful exterior design of this outstanding product.

Tamron SP 70-300mm telephoto zoom lens
Paired with Tamron's USD and VC, the SP 70-300 mm F4-5.6 Di VC USD (model A005) provides the high-end performance of a premium telephoto zoom that's attractive to photography enthusiasts using traditional film cameras, as well as those with digital SLRs having full-frame or APS-C size sensors.

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