The Tamron AF 16-300mm F3.5-6.3 Macro VC PZD is a versatile wide-angle to telephoto zoom lens engineered to meet your photographic needs. Designed for APS-C cameras, this lens features a 35mm equivalent focal length of 24.8-465mm, proving its versatility as a lens suitable for a wide range of applications from majestic landscapes to portraiture and even up-close sports action! Additionally, its minimum focal distance of just 39cm means this lens is also capable of capturing macro images with a reproduction ratio of 1:2.9 when zoomed in at the full 300mm.
Optically, the 16-300mm features several unique glass components including three Moulded-Glass elements, two Low Dispersion elements, one Hybrid Aspherical element , one Extra Refractive Index element, and one Ultra-Extra Refractive Index element to create a lens that delivers superb image quality. High quality lens coatings minimize ghosting and unwanted lens flares to further contribute to the sharp and high contrast photographs. Seven diaphragm blades produce beautifully blurred backgrounds; a desirable effect in portraiture and when subject distractions simply need to be eliminated.
A Piezo Drive autofocus (AF) system allows you to quickly obtain focus while its built-in Vibration Compensation is a welcome addition to reduce camera shake which is especially helpful when zooming in at the telephoto end.
With a moisture-resistant construction and rubberised zoom and focus rings to add sophistication in a robust design, the Tamron AF 16-300mm F3.5-6.3 Macro VC PZD is a well-rounded lens worth considering for your photography kit.