Tamron 200-500mm f5-6.3 LD 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 200-500mm f5-6.3 LD 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 200-500mm f5-6.3 LD is 35mm FF
Tamron 200-500mm f5-6.3 LD has a focal range of 200-500mm and 2.5X zoom ratio. When it is mounted on an APS-C sensor camera with 1.6x crop, it provides an 35mm (FF) equivalent of 320 - 800mm.
Optical Image Stabilization
Tamron 200-500mm f5-6.3 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 200-500mm f5-6.3 LD is available in Black color.
Tamron 200-500mm f5-6.3 LD features Rotary (extending)
zoom method where the length of the lens changes as you zoom in or out. This makes it possible to design the lens with a smaller minimum length ( generally when it is zoomed out) compared to internal zoom lenses. The disadvantages of this design are being harder to seal against dust and moisture, weight balance shifting while zooming and zoom creep in certain lenses.
Tamron 200-500mm f5-6.3 LD has a Zoom lock
feature which eliminates Zoom creep where focal length of the lens changes with gravity when it's held downwards or upwards.
Tamron 200-500mm f5-6.3 LD is a variable aperture lens with a max aperture of f5 and a minimum aperture of f32 at 200mm, and a max aperture of f6.3 and minimum aperture of f32 at 500mm .
Tamron 200-500mm f5-6.3 LD's optical formula consists of 13 elements in 10 groups.