Tamron 16-300mm VC Macro high-performance, high-power zoom lens

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Focal lengths extending from an unprecedented 16mm to a long-range telephoto 300mm

Tamron 16-300mm VC MACRO Lens Tamron 16-300mm f/3.5-6.3 Di II VC PZD MACRO Lens - A wide-angle to telephoto zoom lens with versions for Canon EF-mount, Nikon F-mount and Sony SLR APS-C cameras (The Sony mount does not include VC, since Sony digital SLR bodies include built-in image) featuring a versatile 35mm equivalent focal length of 24-450mm. This provides users with an extremely wide-angle and super telephoto lens in one convenient package. Also, it has an aperture range from f/3.5-6.3 to f/22-40 across the zoom range.

The 16-300mm is also capable of decent macro capabilities with a reproduction ratio of 1:2.9 when zoomed in to 300mm. This is due to a minimum focus distance of 15.3". Also, for excellent image quality, numerous special glass elements are used in the lens design. There are one Hybrid Aspherical element, three Molded-Glass elements, two Low Dispersion elements, one Extra Refractive Index element, and one Ultra-Extra Refractive Index element.

For general use, there is a Piezo Drive autofocus system which is powered by a fast and quiet standing-wave ultrasonic motor. This allows you to quickly achieve focus for sharp images. There is also Vibration Compensation which provides optical image stabilization that reduces camera shake at slow shutter speeds and longer focal lengths. And, included with the lens are a flower-shaped lens hood as well as front and rear lens caps.

Enhanced support for contrast-detection autofocus and when using Live View modes. Also, this lens has full-time manual focusing capabilities
Lens construction of 16 elements in 12 groups
Angle of view of 8212' to 520'
Uses 67mm threaded filters
Seven diaphragm blades
Moisture-resistant construction
High quality lens coatings minimize ghosting and flares in order to provide sharp, high contrast images
Aspherical elements work to correct spherical aberrations and limit distortion
Low dispersion elements reduce color fringing and chromatic aberrations in an image
XR and UXR elements help to decrease the size of the lens, enabling this zoom lens to remain compact

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Lens type Zoom lens  
Max Format size APS-C / DX  
Focal length 16300 mm  
Image stabilization Yes  
Lens mount Canon EF, Nikon F (DX), Sony Alpha  
Maximum aperture F3.5 - F6.3  
Minimum aperture F22.0 - F40.0  
Number of diaphragm blades 7  
Aperture notes Circular diaphragm  
Elements 16  
Groups 12  
Minimum focus 0.39 m (15.35)  
Maximum magnification 0.34  
Autofocus Yes  
Motor type Ultrasonic  
Full time manual Yes  
Focus method Internal  
Distance scale Yes  
Weight 540 g (1.19 lb)  
Diameter 75 mm (2.95)  
Length 100 mm (3.94)  
Sealing Yes  
Zoom method Rotary (extending)  
Zoom lock Yes  
Filter thread 67 mm  
Hood supplied Yes  
Notes Sony version will not have image stabilization, and will be called '16-300mm F/3.5-6.3 Di II PZD Macro'



Tamron 16-300mm VC MACRO Lens

Tamron 16-300mm VC MACRO Lens

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