Tamron AF 28-75mm f2.8 XR LD is a Fixed aperture Auto Focus (AF) Standard Zoom
lens with 35mm FF max sensor coverage, and it is designed to be used with Canon EF mount cameras.
Tamron AF 28-75mm f2.8 XR LD is compatible with cameras that have Canon EF lens mount. Some of the latest released cameras that are compatible with the Canon EF lenses are Canon 1D X III, Canon 6D MII and Canon 5D MIV.
Tamron AF 28-75mm f2.8 XR LD is also available in Nikon F (FX) , Sony Alpha and Pentax KAF mounts.
Size, Weight and Filter Thread
Size and weight is a very important decision factor when searching for your next lens. Tamron AF 28-75mm f2.8 XR LD has a maximum diameter of 73mm and total length of 92mm when not extended .
Tamron AF 28-75mm f2.8 XR LD has a filter thread of 67mm.
Tamron AF 28-75mm f2.8 XR LD has a focal range of 28-75mm and 2.7X zoom ratio. When it is mounted on an APS-C sensor camera with 1.6x crop, it provides an 35mm (FF) equivalent of 44.8 - 120mm.
Optical Image Stabilization
Tamron AF 28-75mm f2.8 XR LD doesn't have an optical image stabilization system so the only option to stabilize the image taken with this lens is to mount on a camera body with IBIS (sensor based In-body image stabilization).
Alternatively, you can check the Canon 24-70mm f4L IS USM , Sigma 24-70mm F2.8 DG OS HSM and Tamron 24-70mm F2.8 Di VC USD G2. in Canon EF mount that have similar focal range but features Optical Image Stabilization.
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Tamron AF 28-75mm f2.8 XR LD 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 AF 28-75mm f2.8 XR LD 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.
Tamron AF 28-75mm f2.8 XR LD is a fixed aperture lens with a constant max aperture of f2.8 from 28mm all the way to the 75mm .
Tamron AF 28-75mm f2.8 XR LD's optical formula consists of 16 elements in 14 groups . Following special elements are used in this design:
- 3 LD elements
- 4 aspherical elements
- 2 XR elements
Tamron AF 28-75mm f2.8 XR LD comes with a removable petal shaped lens hood which is handy to reduce lens flare and glare in your photos.
Tamron AF 28-75mm f2.8 XR LD is available in Black color.
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