Tamron 150-600mm f5-6.3 VC is a Variable aperture Auto Focus (AF) Super Telephoto Zoom
lens with 35mm FF max sensor coverage, and it is designed to be used with A 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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| Distance Scale
| Hood supplied
| Tripod Collar
| Full-time Manual Focusing
| Covers Full-Frame Sensor
| 9 Diaphragm Blades
| 600mm reach great for Wildlife Photography
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| Lens Extents 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 Sony Alpha lens mount. Some of the latest released cameras that are compatible with the Sony Alpha lenses are Sony A99 II, Sony A68 and Sony A77 II.
Tamron 150-600mm f5-6.3 VC is also available in Canon EF and Nikon F (FX) mounts.
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 1.5x crop, it provides an 35mm (FF) equivalent of 225 - 900mm.
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.
Optical Image Stabilization
Tamron 150-600mm f5-6.3 VC 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 Sigma 150-500mm F5-6.3 DG OS HSM and Sigma 150-600mm F5-6.3 DG OS HSM C. in Sony Alpha mount that have similar focal range but features Optical Image Stabilization.
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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 Sony Alpha 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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