Manufacturer’s Description

Tamron now offers a lightweight, compact, high-image-quality telephoto zoom lens with macro capability of 1:2 that can be used with digital cameras. This new lens is a Di type lens using an optical system with improved multi-coating designed to function with digital SLR cameras as well as film cameras. With this 70-300mm telephoto zoom lens, flipping a macro switch in the focal length range of 180mm to 300mm obtains a maximum magnification ratio of 1:2 at a minimum focus distance as short as 37.4, enabling close-up shots of flowers, insects, and other objects that normally require the use of a specially designed macro lens. Moreover, this is a zoom lens that casually offers the distant capture and foreshortening effect pleasures of the 300mm ultra-telephoto world.

The Specs

Physical Specifications
Length 4.6 in
Dimensions 4.60" Length x 3" Diameter
Diameter 3 in
Weight 15.34 oz
Other Features
Included Components Lens Hood
Warranty
Warranty Information 6 Year Limited Warranty
More Info
URL http://www.tamron.com
Additional Specifications
Maximum Aperture 4 1/f
Brand Name Tamron
Minimum Aperture 22 1/f
Lens Construction 13 Elements in 9 Groups
normalized-Weight 15.34
Product Model A17
Angle of View 8? to 34?
Optics
Minimum Angle of View 8
Maximum Angle of View 34
Filter Size Supported 62 mm
Min Focus Distance 3.1 ft
Min Focal Length 70 mm
Quick Glance
Lens Type Telephoto Zoom
Max Aperture f/ 4 (Wide)|f/ 5.6 (Tele)
Compatible Camera Mount Nikon-D DSLR Cameras
Max Focal Length 300 mm

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