Tamron 16-300mm f3.5-6.3 II VC PZD is an Auto Focus (AF) SuperZoom
lens with APS-C / DX max sensor coverage and it is designed to be used with Sony Alpha mount cameras.
Tamron 16-300mm f3.5-6.3 II VC PZD is compatible with cameras that have Sony Alpha
lens mount. Some of the latest released cameras with Sony Alpha lens mount are Sony A68
, Sony A77 II
and Sony A58
Max sensor coverage of Tamron 16-300mm f3.5-6.3 II VC PZD is APS-C / DX
Tamron 16-300mm f3.5-6.3 II VC PZD has a focal range of 16-300mm and 18.8X zoom ratio.
Optical Image Stabilization
Tamron 16-300mm f3.5-6.3 II VC PZD features an optical image stabilization system which helps to reduce the blur that occurs due to shaking during hand-held shooting.
Tamron 16-300mm f3.5-6.3 II VC PZD 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 16-300mm f3.5-6.3 II VC PZD 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 16-300mm f3.5-6.3 II VC PZD has a Max Magnification Ratio of 0.34x
and has a minimum focusing distance of 0.39m
Tamron 16-300mm f3.5-6.3 II VC PZD is a variable aperture lens with a max aperture of f3.5 and a minimum aperture of f22 at 16mm, and a max aperture of f6.3 and minimum aperture of f40 at 300mm .
Tamron 16-300mm f3.5-6.3 II VC PZD's optical formula consists of 16 elements in 12 groups.
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