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Tamron AF 70-300mm F/4-5.6 Di LD Macro Lens

Tamron AF 70-300mm F/4-5.6 Di LD Macro Lens
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Sep, 2016

alaTest has collected and analyzed 8486 reviews of Tamron AF 70-300mm F/4-5.6 Di LD Macro Lens. The average rating for this product is 4.4/5, compared to an average rating of 4.4/5 for other Lenses & Filters for all reviews. Reviewers really like the reliability and size. The design and usability also get good feedback.

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On average, users rate this product 88/100 and experts rate this product 72/100.

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Consumer review by: (amazon.co.uk)

Amazon.co.uk review summary for Tamron AF 70-300mm F/4-5.6 Di LD Macro Lens

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 752 user reviews of Tamron AF 70-300mm F/4-5.6 Di LD Macro Lens from Amazon.co.uk. The average user rating for this product is 4.5/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.4/5 for other Lenses & Filters on Amazon.co.uk. Reviews about the size and design are overall positive. The reliability and usability also get good feedback.

price, usability, reliability, design, size

95% of the reviews on Amazon.co.uk give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Tamron AF 70-300mm F4-5.6 Di LD Macro 1:2 PentaxTamron AF 70-300mm F4-5.6 Di LD Macro 1:2 Pentax

Sep, 2016

Consumer review by: (amazon.com)

Amazon.com review summary for Tamron AF 70-300mm F/4-5.6 Di LD Macro Lens

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 911 user reviews of Tamron AF 70-300mm F/4-5.6 Di LD Macro Lens from Amazon.com. The average user rating for this product is 4.3/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.3/5 for other Lenses & Filters on Amazon.com. Reviewers are impressed by the design and reliability. The size and usability are also mentioned favorably.

price, usability, size, reliability, design

93% of the reviews on Amazon.com give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Tamron AF 70-300mm f/4.0-5.6 Di LD Macro Zoom Lens for Konica Minolta and Sony Digital SLR Cameras (Model A17M)Tamron AF 70-300mm f/4.0-5.6 Di LD Macro Zoom Lens for Konica Minolta and Sony Digital SLR Cameras (Model A17M)

Sep, 2016

Expert review by: Bryan Carnathan (the-digital-picture.com)

Tamron 70-200mm f/2.8 Di VC USD Lens

 

While the Tamron 70-200mm f/2.8 Di VC USD Lens is not Tamron's first 70-200mm f/2.8 lens, it is their first version to include vibration control.VC alone is a great upgrade feature, but the upgraded image quality in this lens is also big bonus.This...

If you budget is not strong enough for the Canon, I highly recommend the Tamron 70-200mm f/2.8 Di VC USD Lens.While it is not an inexpensive lens itself, the 70-200 VC delivers image quality worthy of its price.This lens is going to deliver some great...

Apr, 2013

Expert review by: Bryan Carnathan (the-digital-picture.com)

Tamron 70-300mm f/4-5.6 Di VC USD Lens

 

The Tamron 70-300mm f/4-5.6 Di VC USD Lens features a popular and useful focal length range, a nice design, USD (Ultrasonic Silent Drive) AF and VC (Vibration Compensation) for a very affordable price.

There are many 70-300mm (or similar) lenses available.What sets the Tamron apart from the rest is its combination of good image quality (avoid 300mm), nice physical features and vibration compensation for a value price.

Jan, 2012

Expert review by: Andy Westlake (dpreview.com)

Tamron SP AF 70-200mm Di LD (IF) Macro Lens Review

 

The SP AF 70-200mm F2.8 Di LD (IF) Macro is Tamron's latest lens, announced at the end of February 2008. A fast telephoto zoom for the more budget-conscious photographer, the design features 19 elements on 16 groups, including three Low Dispersion (LD)...

Excellent optical quality ; Very good macro capability ; Relatively lightweight for its class, but still generally solid build ; Low price

Slow and noisy autofocus motor ; Somewhat clunky manual focus switchover mechanism ; Tendency towards slight misfocusing (at least in Canon mount)

The SP AF 70-200mm F2.8 Di LD (IF) Macro is certainly a very creditable effort by Tamron to produce a high quality, yet affordable fast telephoto zoom. Indeed if we look solely at the studio optical tests, it is a resounding success, as the technical...

Jun, 2008

Expert review by: Julia Silber (popphoto.com)

Lens Test: Tamron 70-200mm f/2.8 Di VC USD

 

Among pros, image-stabilized 70–200mm f/2.8 full-frame zooms have become must-own glass. They're in Canon ($2,499, street), Nikon ($2,397), Sigma ($1,399), and now Tamron's catalogs ($1,499), and we see them at weddings, sporting events, in portrait...

Minimal distortion and great stabilization

Slightly less sharp at 200mm

Feb, 2013

Expert review by: Julia Silber (popphoto.com)

Lens Test: Tamron SP 70-300mm f/4-5.6 DIVC USD AF

 

Tailor-made for wildlife and sports shooters, this third-generation 70–300mm full-frame telezoom in Tamron's SP line adds Vibration Compensation (VC) plus two innovations: an Ultrasonic Silent Drive (USD) focusing motor for near-silent AF, and an...

Nov, 2010

Expert review by: Photocrati Staff (photocrati.com)

Tamron 70-300mm f/4-5.6 Di LD Macro 1:2 AF Review Round-Up

 

If you own or have used this lens, let us know what you think! Leave your comments and thoughts below. Get information and user reviews for this lens from Amazon: Tamron AF 70-300mm f/4.0-5.6 Di LD Macro Zoom Lens for Canon Digital SLR Cameras SLR...

Apr, 2009

Expert review by: (dcamerareview.com)

Tamron SP AF 70-200mm F/2.8 with Built-in AF Motor for Nikon

 

Tamron's SP AF70-200mm F/2.8 Di LD (IF) MACRO (Model A001N II) was developed under the same concept as the SP AF28-75mm

May, 2008

Expert review by: Patrick Budmar (pcworld.idg.com.au)

Tamron AF70-300mm lens review

 

This Tamron takes zooming capability beyond your everyday kit lens

Well built and powerful lens ; Great zoom performance

Can feel a bit heavy ; Lens can’t be used if hood is inverted

Apr, 2014

Expert review by: Matthew Richards (techradar.com)

Tamron AF 70-300mm f/4-5.6 Di LD Macro review

 

Light in weight and price for a full-frame telephoto zoom lens

Only a third of the price of some budget telephoto zooms ; Decent optical performance at the short end of the zoom range ; Quite light in weight for a full-frame lens

Lacks Tamron's Vibration Correction stabiliser ; Poor sharpness in the 250-300mm zoom range ; Basic autofocus system is very sluggish

One of Tamron's Digitally Integrated (Di) lenses, the AF 70-300mm f/4-5.6 Di LD Macro is designed for use on both full-frame and APS-C-sized cameras. It's available in Canon, Nikon, Pentax and Sony fit and, on APS-C bodies, the effective zoom range is...

Nov, 2011

Expert review by: What Digital Camera (whatdigitalcamera.com)

Tamron AF 70-300mm f/4-5.6 Di LD Macro

 
Jun, 2008

Product Specifications

Kit includes: ♦ 1) Tamron AF70-300mm F/4-5.6 Di LD Macro Lens for Canon EOS MT ♦ 2) Vivitar 62mm Series 1 UV Multi-Coated Glass Filter ♦ 3) Precision Design Deluxe 6 Piece Lens & Digital SLR Cleaning Kit ♦ 4) CapKeeper 2 Lens Cap Strap The Tamron 70-300mm is a compact, lightweight, ultra-tele zoom that is ideal for taking pictures at a distance particularly when the subject is difficult to approach such as in nature and wildlife photography as well as at sporting and theatrical events. It also enables you to isolate your subject from the background for eye-catching, dramatic portraits. This versatile lens has macro capability with a magnification of 1:2 for incredible half-lifesize close-ups of small objects such as flowers, insects, jewelry, and coins. Tamron's Di (Digitally Integrated) design uses improved multi-coatings optimized for both Digital and Film SLR Cameras. This lens also incorporates LD (Low Dispersion) glass to correct chromatic aberration, resulting in clear, sharp, and beautifully vivid images. This high-quality Vivitar UV Filter blocks the invisible UV component of light from the sky, which can cause blur and to which many color films react with a blue cast. UV Filters are ideal for photography in high altitudes (in the mountains), by the sea and in regions with very clean air. The pictures gain brilliance and disturbing blue casts are avoided. Keep your lens cap securely attached to your lens with the convenient, simple-to-use CapKeeper. Never lose a lens cap again! This 6-piece cleaning kit contains everything you'll ever need to properly clean your lenses, including a Hurricane Air Blower, Lens Cleaning Tissues, Lens Cloth, Lens Cleaning Liquid, Brush and Cotton Swabs.

Configuration

Autofocus: Yes
Image Stabiliser:No / Yes
Ultra Sonic Motor:No / Yes

General Features

3D: No
Application:SLR Camera
Bayonet Compatibility:Canon / Canon EF / EF-S / Nikon F / Nikon/Fujifilm / Pentax/Samsung / Sony / Konica-Minolta / Sony alpha / Konica-Minolta / Unknown
Camera Mount:Canon EF / EF-S / Nikon F / Pentax K / Sony Alpha / Unknown
Lens Mount:Not Applicable
Product Type:Telephoto Zoom Lens
Type Single Focal Length Lens:Zoom Lens
Usage:Digital + Analogue Cameras
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