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Tamron SP 24-70 mm f/2.8 VC USD G2

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Manufacturer Tamron
Model SP 24-70 mm f/2.8 VC USD G2
Lens style Universal zoom
Focal length 27 - 70 mm
Maximum aperture f/2.8
Angle of view 84.04 - 34.21 o
Closest focusing distance 0.38 m
Maximum magnification 1:5
Minimum aperture 22
Number of diaphragm blades 9
Auto focus type USD
Lens Construction 17 elements / 12 groups
Filter diameter 82 mm
Macro No
Available mounts Canon EF
Nikon F
Dimensions 111 x 88.4 mm
Weight 905 g
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Average rating (1 owners reviews)
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5.00 Excellent
Owners reviews (1)
  1. chemguy
    chemguy 4 September 2017, 00:44
    Build quality
    Optical quality
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    IP 76.118.x.x
    Owner since: 1 month
    Price: $1200
    User profile: Amateur

    Cons: Moderate level of distortion at the wide end. Heavy - as expected. Not much else to complain about. Minor imperfections will be easily corrected in post-processing.

    Pros: Very solid and well built. Quick and quiet focus. Focus is spot-on with my Nikon D610 compared to manual focusing in live view.. Accurate color. Just amazing sharpness. At F2.8, this is very good. By F4-5.6, image is sharp across the frame. This lens will be well matched for new high resolution cameras.

    Summary: This is a very impressive lens and an exceptional value. Great handling and image quality. The G2 could be the best lens I will ever own.