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Tamron 70-300mm f/4-5.6 Di LD 1:2 Auto Focus Macro Zoom Lens with Hood for Pentax AF, 6 Year USA Warranty

SKU: TM70300DPXAF MFR: AF017P700
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About the Tamron 70-300mm

Tamron now offers a lightweight, compact, high-image-quality telephoto zoom lenswith macro capability of 1:2 that can be used with digital cameras. This new lens is a Di type lens 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 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.



The Tamron 70-300mm is commonly used for Landscape/scenery, Macro photography, Sports/action, Wildlife, Wildlife photos and more.The Tamron 70-300mm is most used by customers who consider themselves to be a Enthusiast, Photo enthusiast among others.The Tamron 70-300mm is popular because customers like the following qualities of the Tamron 70-300mm: Consistent output, Durable, Easily interchangeable, Fast / accurate auto-focus, Lightweight, Rugged and Strong construction.

Tamron 70-300mm Includes

  • Lens Hood, Lens Caps.

Summary of Customer Reviews

Customers most agreed on the following attributes:
Pros:
Consistent output (34) , Fast / accurate auto-focus (30) , Easily interchangeable (27) , Strong construction (26) , Durable (22) , Fast / accurate auto-focus (21) , Nice bokeh (19) , Consistent output (16) , Easily interchangeable (14) , Fast / accurate auto-focus (12) , Lightweight (12) , Rugged (12) , Easily interchangeable (11) , Lightweight (11) , Strong construction (11) , Consistent output (10) , Fast / accurate auto-focus (10) , Lightweight (9) , Easily interchangeable (9) , Durable (9)
Cons:
Heavy (13) , Poor in low light (10) , Slow focus (6) , Poor in low light (5) , Heavy (5) , Heavy (5) , Poor in low light (4) , Slow focus (4) , Poor in low light (3) , Slow focus (3) , Slow focus (3) , Poor in low light (3)
Best Uses:
Wildlife photos (37) , Landscape/scenery (30) , Wildlife photos (23) , Sports/action (20) , Landscape/scenery (19) , Sports/action (12) , Wildlife photos (10) , Wildlife photos (10) , Sports/action (9) , Weddings (9) , Macro photography (8) , Sports/action (8) , Landscape/scenery (8) , Landscape/scenery (8) , Macro photography (7) , Weddings (7) , General purpose (6) , Landscape/scenery (6) , Wildlife photos (6) , Sports/action (6)
Reviewer Profile:
Photo enthusiast (32) , Semi-pro photographer (10) , Photo enthusiast (10) , Photo enthusiast (8) , Semi-pro photographer (8) , Enthusiast (6) , Photo enthusiast (5) , Enthusiast (5) , Enthusiast (5) , Photo enthusiast (5) , Photo enthusiast (5) , Semi-pro photographer (4) , Pro photographer (4) , Casual photographer (3) , Photo enthusiast (3) , Casual photographer (3) , Casual photographer (3) , Semi-professional (2) , Semi-professional (2) , Semi-pro photographer (2)

Tamron 70-300mm Specifications

Type Model A017
Tamron 70-300 f/4-5.6 Di LD
Mount Thread Size: Pentax AF
Minimum Focusing Distance: 59in.(1.5m) in normal setting/ 37.4" (0.95m) in macro mode (f=180mm-300mm range)
Maximum Aperture f/4
Minimum Aperture f/32
Angle of View 34°21'- 8°15'
Lens Construction Lens Construction: 9 Groups / 13 Elements
Maximum Magnification Ratio 1:2 (at f=300mm MFD 0.95m)
Filter Diameter 62mm
Overall Length Diameter x Length: 3.0 x 4.6in. (76.6 x 116.5mm)
Diaphragm Blades Nine
Standard Accessory Lens Hood
Warranty Tamron 6-Year
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