Lenses -> Tamron 70-300mm F4-5.6 Di LD Macro Lens - Canon Fit
Tamron now offers a lightweight, compact, high-image-quality telephoto zoom lens with macro capability of 1:2 that can be used with full-frame and APS-C digital SLR cameras. This new Tamron 70-300mm lens is a Di type, using an optical system with improved multi-coating designed to function with digital SLR cameras as well as film cameras. With this 70-300mm telephoto zoom lens, flipping a macro switch in the focal length range of 180mm to 300mm obtains a maximum magnification ratio of 1:2 at a minimum focus distance as short as 95cm (37.4), enabling close-up shots of flowers, insects, and other objects that normally require the use of a specially designed macro lens. Moreover, this is a zoom lens that casually offers the distant capture and foreshortening effect pleasures of the 300mm ultra-telephoto world.
|Specification / Feature||Value||Scores *||Rank **|
|Number of Lens Groups||9|
|Number of Lens Elements||13|
|Optical Zoom ||4.29||15.50||28|
|Max Aperture ||4.5||68.28||28|
|Max Aperture Wide ||4.5||68.28||28|
|Max Aperture Tele ||5.6||16.74||32|
|Focal Length Wide ||70||49.94||54|
|Focal Length Tele ||300||79.31||13|
|Min Aperture ||32|
|Magnification Ratio ||0.5x||9.09||7|
|Min Focus Distance ||0.95m||86.55||48|
|Aperture Blades ||9||25.81||7|
|Sensor Format ||Full Frame|
|1st/3rd Party ||3rd party|
|Lens Type ||Telephoto Zoom|
|Image Stabilisation ||No|
|Video Lens ||No|
|Tilt Shift ||No|
|Weather Resistant ||No|
|MF switch ||Yes|
|Filter Thread Size (mm) ||62mm|
|Size (DxL) ||0mm|
|Lens Mount ||Canon EF|
|UK Price ||£99.99 at Amazon.co.uk (affiliate link)|
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|US Price ||$139.00 at Amazon.com (affiliate link)||75.36||10|
* - Scores are calculated by comparing numerical specifications with other cameras. The highest ranking camera for a specification acheives a score of 100. The lowest ranking camera is scored as 0 and all the other cameras are scored in between 0 and 100 according to their merit.
** - Rank is calculated by ordering the scores for all cameras in descending order. The best scoring camera for a particular feature / specification will have a rank of 1.
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