Tamron 150-500mm F5-6.7 VC VXD is a Variable aperture Auto Focus (AF) Super Telephoto Zoom
lens with Optical Image stabilization and 35mm FF max sensor coverage, and it is designed to be used with Sony E mount cameras.
Tamron 150-500mm F5-6.7 VC VXD is compatible with cameras that have Sony E lens mount. Some of the latest released cameras that are compatible with the Sony E lenses are Sony FX30, Sony A7 IV and Sony ZV-E10.
Tamron 150-500mm F5-6.7 VC VXD is also available in Fujifilm X mount.
Size, Weight and Filter Thread
Size and weight is a very important decision factor when searching for your next lens. Tamron 150-500mm F5-6.7 VC VXD has a maximum diameter of 93mm and total length of 210mm when not extended .
Tamron 150-500mm F5-6.7 VC VXD has a filter thread of 82mm.
Tamron 150-500mm F5-6.7 VC VXD has a focal range of 150-500mm and 3.3X zoom ratio. When it is mounted on an APS-C sensor camera with 1.5x crop, it provides an 35mm (FF) equivalent of 225 - 750mm.
Tamron 150-500mm F5-6.7 VC VXD is a weather sealed lens which provides an extra protection to prevent water and dust get inside the lens and camera body under light rain, snow and wind. In order to have an effective protection, you have to pair the Tamron 150-500mm F5-6.7 VC VXD with a weather sealed camera body such as Sony FX30, Sony A7 IV and Sony A1.
Optical Image Stabilization
Tamron 150-500mm F5-6.7 VC VXD features an optical image stabilization system which helps to reduce the blur that occurs due to shaking during hand-held shooting.
Tamron 150-500mm F5-6.7 VC VXD MTF Charts
Below you can find the MTF chart of Tamron 150-500mm F5-6.7 VC VXD which would give an idea of the its contrast and resolution from the center to its edges.
Tamron 150-500mm F5-6.7 VC VXD features Rotary (extending) zoom method where the length of the lens changes as you zoom in or out. This makes it possible to design the lens with a smaller minimum length ( generally when it is zoomed out) compared to internal zoom lenses. The disadvantages of this design are being harder to seal against dust and moisture, weight balance shifting while zooming and zoom creep in certain lenses.
Tamron 150-500mm F5-6.7 VC VXD has a Zoom lock feature which eliminates Zoom creep where focal length of the lens changes with gravity when it's held downwards or upwards.
Maximum Magnification Ratio
Tamron 150-500mm F5-6.7 VC VXD has a Max Magnification Ratio of 0.32x and has a minimum focusing distance of 0.6m. For a non-macro lens, the 0.32x is considered a high magnification and will come handy for close-up shots.
Tamron 150-500mm F5-6.7 VC VXD is a variable aperture lens with a max aperture of f5 and a minimum aperture of f22 at 150mm, and a max aperture of f6.7 and minimum aperture of f32 at 500mm .
Tamron 150-500mm F5-6.7 VC VXD's optical formula consists of 25 elements in 16 groups . Following special elements are used in this design:
- 1 XLD
- 5 LD
- 2 hybrid aspherical elements
- BBAR-G2 coating
Tamron 150-500mm F5-6.7 VC VXD comes with a removable lens hood which is handy to reduce lens flare and glare in your photos.
Tamron 150-500mm F5-6.7 VC VXD is available in Black color.
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