Tamron 75-300mm f/4.0-5.6 AF LD Macro Lens

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Ideal For a Wide Range of Application

Tamron AF 75-300mm f/4.0-5.6 LD Macro Autofocus Telephoto Zoom Lens The Tamron 75-300mm f/4.0-5.6 telephoto zoom lens is ideal for a wide range of applications. In addition to zooming in for a more intimate look when shooting wildlife or sporting events, the lens compresses the distance between the main subject and the background while also blurring the background beautifully--a must if you want your shot to look crisp and larger than life. Other features include a minimum focusing distance of 59 inches, an angle of view of 33 to 8 degrees, and a 62mm filter diameter.

If you need a low light lens, this isn't it. If your primary objective is to take pictures in low light situation such as wedding and concerts, then get the Tamron 70-200mm f/2.8 Di LD (IF) lens instead. 


The AF 75-300 f/4-5.6 extended-range zoom lens offers true telephoto capability ideal for a variety of applications including sports and wildlife shooting. The lens also features the capability to provide beautifully blurred background to high light the main subject in portraiture, or "compression effects" that make the most of the telephoto lens.

Tamron macro lens series
The Tamron macro lens series produce sharp images against soft out-of-focus backgrounds. Not limited to macro photography, these lenses cover the range from landscapes to portraiture. The Tamron macro lens series, with its wide-ranging adaptability, has achieved recognition among photography lovers around the world.

Low Dispersion lens elements
(LD Glass to reduce chromatic aberration for sharper images) Aspherical - contains aspherical elements (compensates for spherical aberration and distortion, making for better performance with fewer elements (and As a result allowing for smaller, lighter lenses)

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Construction: 9 Groups/ 13 Elements

Angle of view: 33-8

F stop range: 4-22

Closest Focusing Distance: 59.0in. (1.5m)

Maximum Magnification: 1:3.7

Filter Size: 62mm

Dimensions (Length x Diameter): 4.7 x 3.0in. (18.7 x 176.6mm)

Weight: 15.3oz. (435gm)

Mounts: CanonNikon, Pentax and Sony

Lens Includes
Lens hood

I bought this lens at the same time I bought a Cannon Rebel XTi. I did not want to spend big bucks on a telephoto lens so opted for this one. It is no good comparing this lens with one from say Cannon costing 5 or 6 times the price. The auto focus is quick and accurate. All I can say is that for the mony I have got a lens that is more than good enough for my use. It seems to be of a good enough quality for an amature photographer who does'nt want to spend lots of bucks. ... a deal like this one!
With lenses, the rule of thumb is, more often than not, "you get what you pay for" - having said that, this lens is an exception. This is a great price for a lens in this focal range. While I'm sure there are better quality lenses out there (if you want to spend a lot more money), for an under $200 lens, this one's great! Construction is solid and the lens feels sturdy and not at all cheap. Auto focus is reasonably fast and manual focusing feels quite comfortable. The level of sharpness and overall image quality from this lens has been just fantastic. I have no complaints at all and am very happy with this lens. I'd reccommend it to anyone looking for an inexpensive lens in this range. ... a deal like this one!
We bought this lens for my wife's Canon Rebel XTi DSLR. The 35mm film equivalent of this 75-300mm lens is 112-450mm.

This lens is outstanding in every way. It has great build quality and a nice ergonomic feel. The focusing is pretty fast and it is able to autofocus accurately even at low light situations. It produces sharp pictures at all focal lengths with excellent detail and color balance. The lens hood is an added bonus.

At this low price for a lens I looked for flaws, but could not find any. I have to agree with the other reviewers that the axiom "you get what you pay for" does NOT apply to this lens. ... a deal like this one!


Tamron AF 75-300mm f/4.0-5.6 LD Macro Autofocus Telephoto Zoom Lens

Tamron AF 75-300mm f/4.0-5.6 LD Macro Telephoto Zoom Lens

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