Tamron 85mm F1.8 VC is an Auto Focus (AF) Telephoto Prime
lens with 35mm FF max sensor coverage and it is designed to be used with Sony Alpha mount cameras.
Tamron 85mm F1.8 VC is compatible with cameras that have 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 85mm F1.8 VC is also available in Canon EF and Nikon F (FX) mounts.
Tamron 85mm F1.8 VC has a fixed focal lenght of 85mm. When it is mounted on an APS-C sensor camera with 1.5x crop, it provides an 35mm (FF) equivalent of 127.5mm.
Tamron 85mm F1.8 VC 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 85mm F1.8 VC with a weather sealed camera body such as Sony A99 II, Sony A77 II and Sony A99.
Optical Image Stabilization
Tamron 85mm F1.8 VC features an optical image stabilization system which helps to reduce the blur that occurs due to shaking during hand-held shooting.
Maximum Magnification Ratio
Tamron 85mm F1.8 VC has a Max Magnification Ratio of 0.14x and has a minimum focusing distance of 0.8m. 0.14x means that the max magnification ratio is very low and not suitable even for modest close-up shots.
Tamron 85mm F1.8 VC has a max aperture of F1.8.
Tamron 85mm F1.8 VC's optical formula consists of 13 elements in 9 groups . Following special elements are used in this design:
- LD/XLD elements
- fluorine/eBAND/BBAR coatings
Tamron 85mm F1.8 VC comes with a removable lens hood which is handy to reduce lens flare and glare in your photos.
Tamron 85mm F1.8 VC is available in Black color.
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