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Tamron AF 70-300 mm f/4-5.6 Di LD Macro

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Manufacturer Tamron
Model AF 70-300 mm f/4-5.6 Di LD Macro
Lens style Telephoto zoom
Focal length 70 - 300 mm
Maximum aperture f/4 - 5.6
Angle of view 34.21 - 8.15 o
Closest focusing distance 0.95 m
Maximum magnification 1:2
Minimum aperture 32
Number of diaphragm blades 9
Auto focus type
Lens Construction 13 elements / 9 groups
Filter diameter 62 mm
Macro Yes
Available mounts Canon EF
Nikon F
Sony A / Minolta
Pentax K
Dimensions 76.6 x 116.5 mm
Weight 435 g
Additional information Normal focus range 1.5m
Average rating (5 owners reviews)
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3.67 Average
Owners reviews (5)
  1. Cendragore
    Cendragore 9 June 2015, 06:28
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    IP 193.191.x.x
    Owner since: 4 years
    Price: 150 euro
    User profile: Semipro

    Cons: Noisy AF - macro AF can be slow Not better than kit zooms

    Pros: - incredibly cheap solution, especially with already stabilized bodies (Sony A, Pentax K). - kit zooms have no macro position, so this is a much better solution

    Summary: For beginners, a top choice

  2. sbozkurt
    sbozkurt 6 January 2014, 22:37
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    IP 145.120.x.x
    Owner since: 1 year
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    User profile: Semipro

    Cons: Very cheap for the quality. if you know how to use graphic editing programs you can get very sharp and high quality pictures.

    Pros: chromatic aberration under intense light.

    Summary: it is a good lens if you know how to use the graphics editors

  3. Tabkhwan
    Tabkhwan 10 July 2013, 03:48
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    IP 202.29.x.x
    Owner since: 1 month
    Price: 180 USD
    User profile: Amateur

    Cons: - Non VC - Noisy AF - stiff AF-MF/Normal-Macro button - Soft images at 180-300 mm - I hate that CA

    Pros: - AF speed equal to Kit lens - Good for beginners,student - lowest price for telephoto lens - low distortion

    Summary: - for Beginners and student who find cheap lens to practice

  4. verdict
    verdict 17 March 2012, 08:06
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    IP 89.166.x.x
    Owner since: 4 years
    Price: 149€
    User profile: Semipro

    Cons: image quality dark

    Pros: price range

    Summary: Not my favourite lense. Draws too soft images for me ..

  5. klaus
    klaus 13 January 2012, 20:34
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    IP 41.223.x.x
    Owner since: 3 months
    Price: 140 euro
    User profile: Amateur

    Cons: Autofocus not fast,some issues with sharpness.

    Pros: Good holidaylens,in addition to 18-55/70,good for beginners and amateurs on a budet. Can be a lot fun.

    Summary: Not for professionals,but ok for people who love to take snapshots or on safari.

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