Tamron 10-24mm f3.5-4.5 II LD is a Variable aperture Auto Focus (AF) Ultra-Wideangle Zoom
lens with APS-C / DX max sensor coverage, and it is designed to be used with Pentax KAF mount cameras.
What type of photography is the Tamron 10-24mm f3.5-4.5 II LD lens good for?
The type of photography that you are planning to use the Tamron 10-24mm f3.5-4.5 II LD is an important decision factor. Here we have evaluated its suitability to various photography scenarios:
Reasons to Buy Tamron SP AF 10-24mm F3.5-4.5 Di II LD Aspherical IF Lens
Here, we've included a summary of the advantages and disadvantages of the Tamron SP AF 10-24mm F3.5-4.5 Di II LD Aspherical IF lens in a list form to help you determine whether it offers the features you need.
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| Distance Scale
| Hood supplied
| Internal Focusing
| Extreme Wide-angle capability
| Minimum focus distance of 0.24m / 9.4 inch
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Tamron 10-24mm f3.5-4.5 II LD is compatible with cameras that have Pentax KAF lens mount. Some of the latest released cameras that are compatible with the Pentax KAF lenses are Pentax KF, Pentax K-3 III and Pentax KP.
Tamron 10-24mm f3.5-4.5 II LD is also available in Canon EF , Nikon F (DX), Sony Alpha and Canon EF mounts.
Size, Weight and Filter Thread
Size and weight is a very important decision factor when searching for your next lens. Tamron 10-24mm f3.5-4.5 II LD has a maximum diameter of 83mm and total length of 84mm. It weighs 406g / 14.3 oz.
Tamron 10-24mm f3.5-4.5 II LD has a filter thread of 77mm.
Tamron 10-24mm f3.5-4.5 II LD has a focal range of 10-24mm and 2.4X zoom ratio which has a 35mm equivalent focal range of 15-36mm when used on a APS-C / DX format camera.
Optical Image Stabilization
Tamron 10-24mm f3.5-4.5 II LD 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).
Tamron 10-24mm f3.5-4.5 II LD 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.
Maximum Magnification Ratio
Tamron 10-24mm f3.5-4.5 II LD has a Max Magnification Ratio of 0.2x and has a minimum focusing distance of 0.24m.
Tamron 10-24mm f3.5-4.5 II LD is a variable aperture lens with a max aperture of f3.5 and a minimum aperture of f22 at 10mm, and a max aperture of f4.5 and minimum aperture of f29 at 24mm .
Tamron 10-24mm f3.5-4.5 II LD's optical formula consists of 12 elements in 9 groups . Following special elements are used in this design:
- 2 LD glass elements
- 1 HID glass element
- 4 aspherical elements
Tamron 10-24mm f3.5-4.5 II LD comes with a removable lens hood which is handy to reduce lens flare and glare in your photos. The model number of the hood is AB001.
Tamron 10-24mm f3.5-4.5 II LD is available in Black color.
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