Di II: Lenses are designed for exclusive use on digital cameras with smaller-size imagers and inherit all of the benefits of our Di products. These lenses are not designed for 35mm film cameras and digital cameras with image sensors larger than 24mm x 16mm.
The SP AF17-50mm F/2.8 is a lightweight, compact, fast standard zoom lens designed exclusively for digital SLR cameras, expanding the product concept of the popular SP AF28-75mm F/2.8 zoom lens.
In addition, portrait shots are made beautiful with the natural out-of-focus effect characteristic provided by the fast F/2.8 aperture. Additionally, a broader photographic expression through the use of faster shutter speeds as a result of the maximum aperture offers enhanced photographic pleasure. The lens boasts one of the best close-up shooting performances in the class of fast standard zoom lenses designed exclusively for digital cameras and featuring an F/2.8 maximum aperture throughout the entire zoom range, to ensure stress-free photographic shots at all focal lengths and distances.
The Tamron 17-50mm is commonly used for General purpose, Low light, Portraits and more.The Tamron 17-50mm is most used by customers who consider themselves to be a Enthusiast among others.The Tamron 17-50mm is popular because customers like the following qualities of the Tamron 17-50mm: Consistent output, Easily interchangeable, Fast / accurate auto-focus, Lightweight and Strong construction.
|Construction||13 Groups/ 16 Elements
Diaphragm: 7 blades
|Angle of view||78° 45' - 31° 11', (APS-C size equivalent)|
|F stop range||2.8- 32|
|Closest Focusing Distance||10.6in. (0.27m)|
Maximum Aperature: f/2.8-4
|Dimensions (Length x Diameter)||L: 81.7 x D 74.0 mm / 3.2" x 2.9"|
|Weight||14oz. (398g) appx.|