Tamron 85mm F1.8 VC is a Fixed aperture Auto Focus (AF) Telephoto Prime
lens with Optical Image stabilization and 35mm FF max sensor coverage, and it is designed to be used with Canon EF mount cameras.
Lenses in Canon EF Mount with Same Focal and Aperture Range
Tamron 85mm F1.8 VC 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 85mm F1.8 VC is also available in Sony Alpha 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 85mm F1.8 VC has a maximum diameter of 85mm and total length of 91mm.
Tamron 85mm F1.8 VC has a filter thread of 67mm.
Tamron 85mm F1.8 VC has a fixed focal lenght of 85mm. When it is mounted on an APS-C sensor camera with 1.6x crop, it provides an 35mm (FF) equivalent of 136mm.
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 Canon 1D X III, Canon 6D MII and Canon 5D MIV.
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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