Review Lens: Tamron 16-300mm F/3.5-6.3 Di II VC PZD MACRO (Model B016) Nikon

Lens Overview - Tamron 16-300mm F/3.5

Tamron 16-300mm VC PZD MACRO Lens Demo

The Tamron 16-300mm f/3.5-6.3 Di II VC PZD MACRO Lens for Canon is a wide-angle to telephoto zoom lens for Canon EF-mount APS-C cameras that features a versatile 35mm equivalent focal length of 25.6-480mm. This provides users with an extremely wide-angle and super telephoto lens in one convenient package. Also, it has an aperture range from f/3.5-6.3 to f/22-40 across the zoom range.

The 16-300mm is also capable of decent macro capabilities with a reproduction ratio of 1:2.9 when zoomed in to 300mm. This is due to a minimum focus distance of 15.3". Also, for excellent image quality, numerous special glass elements are used in the lens design. There are one Hybrid Aspherical element, three Molded-Glass elements, two Low Dispersion elements, one Extra Refractive Index element, and one Ultra-Extra Refractive Index element.

For general use, there is a Piezo Drive autofocus system which is powered by a fast and quiet standing-wave ultrasonic motor. This allows you to quickly achieve focus for sharp images. There is also Vibration Compensation which provides optical image stabilization that reduces camera shake at slow shutter speeds and longer focal lengths.

And, included with the lens are a flower-shaped lens hood as well as front and rear lens caps.

Enhanced support for contrast-detection autofocus and when using Live View modes. Also, this lens has full-time manual focusing capabilities
Lens construction of 16 elements in 12 groups
Angle of view of 82°12' to 5°20'
Uses 67mm threaded filters
Seven diaphragm blades
Moisture-resistant construction
High quality lens coatings minimize ghosting and flares in order to provide sharp, high contrast images
Aspherical elements work to correct spherical aberrations and limit distortion
Low dispersion elements reduce color fringing and chromatic aberrations in an image
XR and UXR elements help to decrease the size of the lens, enabling this zoom lens to remain compact
UPC: 725211016014

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Focal Length16 to 300mm (35mm Equivalent Focal Length: 25.6 to 480mm)
Maximum Aperturef/3.5 to 6.3
Minimum Aperturef/22 to 40
Lens MountCanon EF
Format CompatibilityAPS-C
Angle of View82° 12' to 5° 20'
Minimum Focus Distance15.3" / 0.39 m
Maximum Magnification0.34x
Optical Design16 Elements in 12 Groups
Diaphragm Blades7, Rounded
Focus TypeAutofocus
Image StabilizationYes
Filter Size67 mm (Front)
Dimensions (ø x L)2.95 x 3.92" / 74.93 x 99.57 mm
Weight19 oz / 539 g

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Lens Technical

Tamron 16-300mm F/3.5-6.3 Di II VC PZD MACRO (Model B016) Nikon18-135mm F3.5-5.6 OSSFujifilm FUJINON XC 15-45mm F3.5-5.6 OIS PZ
Name Tamron 16-300mm F/3.5-6.3 Di II VC PZD MACRO (Model B016) NikonSony E 18-135mm F3.5-5.6 OSSFujifilm FUJINON XC 15-45mm F3.5-5.6 OIS PZ
Max Aperture At Min Focal f/3.5f/3.5f/3.5
Year 201420182018
Mount Type Nikon F DXSony EFujifilm X
Lens Type Lens Superwide,lens Wide,lens Medium,lens Telephoto,lens SupertelephotoLens Superwide,lens Wide,lens Medium,lens TelephotoLens Superwide,lens Wide,lens Medium
Auto Focus NoNoNo
Price $629$600$300
Lens Zoom ZoomZoomZoom
Lens Range 161815
Global 16.7775
Effective Mega Pixel 6.49608
Distorsion 0.692204
Vignetting -0.89928
Tstop 5.8621
Ac 9.30977
Vignetting Ranking 6381
Tstop Ranking 11295
Ac Ranking 7005
Pixel Depth 20.9
Price Sensor 2000
Sensor Raw 20.87
Sensor Format Sensor Apsc
Type SemiProDSLR
Zoom Factor 111
Weight 1lb1lb1lb
Macro NoNoNo
Launch Date Feb. 2014Jan. 2018Jan. 2018
Brand TamronSonyFujifilm


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