Tamron 150-600mm f5-6.3 VC 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 EF Mount
What type of photography is the Tamron 150-600mm f5-6.3 VC lens good for?
The type of photography that you are planning to use the Tamron 150-600mm f5-6.3 VC is an important decision factor. Here we have evaluated its suitability to various photography scenarios:
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Reasons to Buy Tamron SP 150-600mm F5-6.3 Di VC USD Lens
Here we've included a summary of the advantages and disadvantages of the Tamron SP 150-600mm F5-6.3 Di VC USD lens in a list form to help you determine whether it offers the features you need.
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| Optical Image Stabilization
| Distance Scale
| Hood supplied
| Tripod Collar
| Full-time Manual Focusing
| Covers Full-Frame Sensor
| 9 Diaphragm Blades for Smooth Bokeh
| 600mm reach great for Wildlife Photography
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| Lens Extends while zooming
| Slow Aperture at Wide end
| Slow Aperture at Tele end
| Variable Aperture
Tamron 150-600mm f5-6.3 VC is compatible with cameras that have a 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 150-600mm f5-6.3 VC is also available in Nikon F (FX) and Sony Alpha mounts.
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Size, Weight and Filter Thread
Size and weight is a very important decision factor when searching for your next lens. Tamron 150-600mm f5-6.3 VC has a maximum diameter of 106mm and total length of 258mm. It weighs 1951g / 68.8 oz.
Tamron 150-600mm f5-6.3 VC has a filter thread of 95mm. Below are links to the filters that we recommend you to consider for your Tamron 150-600mm f5-6.3 VC:
Tamron 150-600mm f5-6.3 VC has a focal range of 150-600mm and 4.0X zoom ratio. When it is mounted on an APS-C sensor camera with 1.6x crop, it provides an 35mm (FF) equivalent of 240 - 960mm.
Optical Image Stabilization
The Tamron 150-600mm f5-6.3 VC features an optical image stabilization system which helps to reduce the blur that occurs due to shaking during hand-held shooting.
With a total length of 258mm and a weight of 1951g, the Tamron 150-600mm f5-6.3 VC is a large lens. Fortunately, it comes with a tripod collar which you can use to attach the lens directly to a tripod or monopod instead of attaching the camera. This connection helps to better balance the lens/kit combination.
Maximum Magnification Ratio
Tamron 150-600mm f5-6.3 VC has a Max Magnification Ratio of 0.2x and has a minimum focusing distance of 2.7m.
Below are the 3 Super Telephoto Zoom type Canon12 mount lens alternatives with highest max magnification ratios:
Tamron 150-600mm f5-6.3 VC is a variable aperture lens with a max aperture of f5 and a minimum aperture of f32 at 150mm, and a max aperture of f6.3 and minimum aperture of f40 at 600mm .
Tamron 150-600mm f5-6.3 VC's optical formula consists of 20 elements in 13 groups . Following special elements are used in this design:
- eBAND (Extended B
- width & Angular Dependency) Coating
Tamron 150-600mm f5-6.3 VC comes with a removable lens hood which is handy to reduce lens flare and glare in your photos.
Tamron 150-600mm f5-6.3 VC is available in Black color.
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