Since the launch of its first versatile high-performance, high-power zoom, the 28-200mm (Model 71D) in 1992, Tamron has continued to expand its long-range zoom portfolio. In response to the growing popularity of full-frame digital SLR cameras, Tamron is now launching a new, full-frame, high-power zoom incorporating PZD (Piezo Drive), a standing-wave ultrasonic motor system optimized for swift, quiet autofocus, along with the acclaimed VC (Vibration Compensation) mechanism plus a new upscale cosmetic design and finish. This all-In-one 28-300mm lens delivers superb image quality In a remarkably compact, lightweight package, and is the fruit of Tamrons program of extensive technological development over the years.
The PZD ultrasonic motor delivers a noticeably faster and at the same time quieter autofocus action " ideal for capturing spontaneous moments in razor-sharp images. Furthermore, it also allows you the option of manually focusing the lens at any time.
VC Image Stabilization (Vibration Compensation)
The tried-and-tested Tamron VC Image Stabilizer (Vibration Compensation) ensures this lens delivers sharp and shake-free images. This means that the lens is also perfectly suited for hand-held photos and low-light conditions.
The complex lens construction is splash-proof. As a result, this lens is also suitable for sophisticated outdoor photography.
LD (Low Dispersion)
Lens element for greater image sharpness and the correction of chromatic aberration.
XR (Extra Refractive Index) Glass
A special glass with a particularly high refractive index for greater performance and a compact lens design.
The extension length of the lens does not change during focusing and the close focusing distance is significantly reduced across the entire focusing range.
Zoom Lock (ZL) Mechanism
Protects against undesired extension of the lens barrel.