Tamron 70-200mm f2.8 VC USD is an Auto Focus (AF) Telephoto Zoom
lens with 35mm FF max sensor coverage and it is designed to be used with Canon EF mount cameras.
Tamron replaced the older Tamron SP AF 70-200mm F2.8 Di LD IF MACRO Canon EF with this model. Follow the link to read our detailed comparison of these models: Compare Tamron SP 70-200mm F2.8 Di VC USD Canon EF vs Tamron SP AF 70-200mm F2.8 Di LD IF MACRO Canon EF
Lenses in Canon EF Mount with Same Focal and Aperture Range
Tamron 70-200mm f2.8 VC USD is compatible with cameras that have Canon EF
lens mount. Some of the latest released cameras with Canon EF lens mount are Canon 1D X III
, Canon 6D MII
and Canon 5D MIV
Max sensor coverage of Tamron 70-200mm f2.8 VC USD is 35mm FF
Tamron 70-200mm f2.8 VC USD has a focal range of 70-200mm and 2.9X zoom ratio. When it is mounted on an APS-C sensor camera with 1.6x crop, it provides an 35mm (FF) equivalent of 112 - 320mm.
Optical Image Stabilization
Tamron 70-200mm f2.8 VC USD features an optical image stabilization system which helps to reduce the blur that occurs due to shaking during hand-held shooting.
Tamron 70-200mm f2.8 VC USD is available in Black color.
Tamron 70-200mm f2.8 VC USD features Rotary (internal)
zoom method where the length of the lens doesn't change while you are zooming in or out. Even though this design has a size disadvantage in general compare to extending designs, it has the benefits of better sealing against dust and moisture, no zoom creep and no weight balance shift while zooming.
Tamron 70-200mm f2.8 VC USD is a fixed aperture lens with a constant max aperture of f2.8 from 70mm all the way to the 200mm .
Tamron 70-200mm f2.8 VC USD's optical formula consists of 23 elements in 17 groups.