Tamron 70-300 F4.5-6.3 Di III is a Variable aperture Auto Focus (AF) Telephoto Zoom
lens with 35mm FF max sensor coverage, and it is designed to be used with Sony E mount cameras.
Tamron 70-300 F4.5-6.3 Di III 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.
Size, Weight and Filter Thread
Size and weight is a very important decision factor when searching for your next lens. Tamron 70-300 F4.5-6.3 Di III has a maximum diameter of 77mm and total length of 148mm when not extended .
Tamron 70-300 F4.5-6.3 Di III has a filter thread of 67mm.
Tamron 70-300 F4.5-6.3 Di III has a focal range of 70-300mm and 4.3X zoom ratio. When it is mounted on an APS-C sensor camera with 1.5x crop, it provides an 35mm (FF) equivalent of 105 - 450mm.
Tamron 70-300 F4.5-6.3 Di III 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 70-300 F4.5-6.3 Di III with a weather sealed camera body such as Sony FX30, Sony A7 IV and Sony FX3.
Tamron 70-300 F4.5-6.3 Di III 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.
Maximum Magnification Ratio
Tamron 70-300 F4.5-6.3 Di III has a Max Magnification Ratio of 0.11x and has a minimum focusing distance of 0.8m. 0.11x means that the max magnification ratio is very low and not suitable even for modest close-up shots.
Tamron 70-300 F4.5-6.3 Di III is a variable aperture lens with a max aperture of f4.5 and a minimum aperture of f22 at 70mm, and a max aperture of f6.3 and minimum aperture of f32 at 300mm .
Tamron 70-300 F4.5-6.3 Di III's optical formula consists of 15 elements in 10 groups . Following special elements are used in this design:
- 1 low-dispersion element
- BBAR coating
Tamron 70-300 F4.5-6.3 Di III comes with a removable lens hood which is handy to reduce lens flare and glare in your photos.
Tamron 70-300 F4.5-6.3 Di III is available in color.
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