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Tamron SP AF 17-50mm f/2.8 XR DI-II VC (Vibration Compensation) LD Aspherical (IF) Zoom Lens for Nikon Digital DSLR's, 6 Year USA Warranty

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About the Tamron 17-50mm

The new SP AF 17-50mm F/2.8 XR Di II VC covers the heavily-used 17-50mm focal distance range (angle of view equivalent to 26 78mm when converted to the full frame format) making it an extremely versatile, high-performance zoom lens.

Achieving sharpness and striking contrast, the lens produces beautiful images that are enhanced by the shallow depth-of-field afforded by the maximum aperture of F/2.8 and enriches the user's range of photographic expression.

The new lens is equipped with Tamron's proprietary Vibration Compensation (VC) image stabilization mechanism, which provides more opportunities for hand-held photography, such as low-lit conditions like evening, night scenes and indoors, leading to a dramatically enhanced level of photographic freedom.

The Tamron 17-50mm is commonly used for Landscape/scenery, Night photography, Shooting indoors, Shooting outdoors and more.The Tamron 17-50mm is most used by customers who consider themselves to be a Tech savvy among others.The Tamron 17-50mm is popular because customers like the following qualities of the Tamron 17-50mm: Compact, Easily interchangeable, Easy to use, Fast / accurate auto-focus, Improves picture quality and Strong construction.

Tamron 17-50mm Includes

  • Flower Shaped Lens Hood, Lens Caps

Summary of Customer Reviews

Customers most agreed on the following attributes:
Easy to use (8) , Fast / accurate auto-focus (7) , Compact (5) , Easily interchangeable (4) , Improves picture quality (4) , Strong construction (4) , Consistent output (3) , Lightweight (3)
Poor clarity (5) , Heavy (3)
Best Uses:
Shooting indoors (5) , Shooting outdoors (5) , Landscape/scenery (4) , Night photography (4) , Close up filming (3) , Weddings (3)
Reviewer Profile:
Tech savvy (5) , Photo enthusiast (3) , Semi-pro photographer (3) , Technically challenged (2) , Amateur photographer (1) , Enthusiast (1) , Parent (1) , Wedding photographer (1)

Tamron 17-50mm Features

  • Compact Fast Zoom with VC
  • Fast Constant F/2.8 Aperture
  • 26-78mm equivalent* on APS-C DSLRs (*Tamron uses 1.55X as an average conversion to full frame)
  • For use on APS-C size DSLR cameras
  • 11.4" MFD / 1:4.8 Max. Mag. Ratio
  • Internal Focusing

Tamron 17-50mm Specifications

Construction 14 Groups/ 19 Elements
Diaphragm: 7 blades
Angle of view 78° at 45' - 31° at 11', (APS-C size equivalent)
F stop range 2.8- 32
Closest Focusing Distance 11.4in. (0.29m)
Maximum Magnification 1:4.8
Filter Size 72mm
Dimensions (Length x Diameter) 94.5 x D 79.6 mm / 3.7" x 3.13"
Weight 20.15 oz / 570g appx.
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