Give your Nikon Digital SLR Camera a new outlook on life.
Fast, yet remarkably lightweight and compact.
Introducing a fast new lens that expands upon the product concept of the popular SP AF28-75mm F/2.8 XR Di zoom featuring a 17mm focal length to offer a wider angle of view than ordinary standard zoom lenses.
This 17mm-50mm standard zoom, designed exclusively for digital SLR cameras with smaller-size imagers (24 x 16mm or smaller), is extremely lightweight and compact for its speed. With a fast F/2.8 throughout the range, it delivers faster shutter speeds and a natural soft-focus effect that makes your photography even more sophisticated. Give your camera what it's been waiting for, and realize your creative potential.
A wider angle 17mm lens to broaden your horizons
Tamron's SP AF17-50mm offers a wider angle than the standard 18mm zoom lenses ordinarily used with digital cameras. With a wider-angle focal length of 17mm (26mm equivalent), this lens is unbeatable for indoor photography, and for capturing full length people shots or an entire building into the shot. The lens is also top-level in its class for minimum focus distance at 27cm (10.6") across the entire zoom range, making it easier than ever to enjoy the creative combination of wide-angle and macro photography.
Tamron Di II and SP specs deliver superior image quality
Constructed with cutting-edge Tamron elementsThree elements of XR (Extra Refractive Index) glass, two Hybrid Aspherical lens elements, and one element of LD glassthis elegant piece of technology inherits Tamron's tradition of premium image quality and compact size. By incorporating Tamron's SP (Super Performance) and Di-II (designed exclusively for digital cameras) specifications, along with special internal surface coatings to eliminate ghosting and flare, you're ensured to get the superior performance you need from your digital camera.