Tamron 70-200mm f2.8 LD is an Auto Focus (AF) Telephoto Zoom
lens with 35mm FF max sensor coverage and it is designed to be used with Sony Alpha mount cameras.
Tamron 70-200mm f2.8 LD was replaced with Tamron SP 70-200mm F2.8 Di VC USD Sony Alpha. Follow the link to read our comparison of these lenses: Compare Tamron SP AF 70-200mm F2.8 Di LD IF MACRO Sony Alpha vs Tamron SP 70-200mm F2.8 Di VC USD Sony Alpha
Lenses in Sony Alpha Mount with Same Focal and Aperture Range
Tamron 70-200mm f2.8 LD is compatible with cameras that have Sony Alpha
lens mount. Some of the latest released cameras with Sony Alpha lens mount are Sony A99 II
, Sony A68
and Sony A77 II
Max sensor coverage of Tamron 70-200mm f2.8 LD is 35mm FF
Tamron 70-200mm f2.8 LD has a focal range of 70-200mm and 2.9X zoom ratio. When it is mounted on an APS-C sensor camera with 1.5x crop, it provides an 35mm (FF) equivalent of 105 - 300mm.
Optical Image Stabilization
Tamron 70-200mm f2.8 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 70-200mm f2.8 LD is available in Black color.
Tamron 70-200mm f2.8 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.
Tamron 70-200mm f2.8 LD 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 LD's optical formula consists of 19 elements in 16 groups.