Unparalleled optical performance in a fast and steady telephoto zoom: In the pursuit to achieve the most outstanding image resolution in the 70-300mm class, Tamron's Anniversary lens - the SP AF70-300mm F4-5.6 Di VC USD (Model A005) - utilizes an advanced optical design that features an LD (Low Dispersion) and an XLD (Extra Low Dispersion) lens element made from specialized materials that prevent chromatic aberration. As a result, the SP AF70-300mm F4-5.6 Di VC USD (Model A005) boasts sharper contrast and greater descriptive performance than all others in its class. In addition, it is the first Tamron lens sporting a USD (Ultrasonic Silent Drive), Tamron's very own ultrasonic auto-focus drive mechanism This USD mechanism delivers fast focusing, making it a perfect telephoto zoom choice for photographing sports, racing, or other fast-moving subjects. The lens also boasts Tamron's proprietary VC (Vibration Compensation) image stabilization to assist in handheld photography, not only at long focal length ranges where blurring is common, but also under low-lit conditions, dramatically enhancing photographic freedom. This combination of best in class image resolution, Ultrasonic Silent Drive and Vibration Compensation is a new achievement of Tamron technology culminating in the production of a premium 70 300mm telephoto zoom lens.
Compatible Mount Canon, Nikon and Sony**
* Values given are for Canon AF mount
**The Sony mount does not include the VC image stabilization functionality, as the body of Sony digital SLR cameras contains built-in image stabilization functionality.
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(1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)
TAMRON worth investing.
By Nikon User
from New York, NY
About Me Semi-pro Photographer
Comments about Tamron SP AF70-300mm Di VC USD For Nikon AF, With 6-Year USA Warranty:
Professional lens at cheaper price than Nikon. Very happy with the purchase. Meets my expectations. Works well with both a DX and FX Body (Nikon d7000 and D600.
Bottom Line Yes, I would recommend this to a friend
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By Andrew Bil
from Easton, CT
About Me Photo Enthusiast
Great lens, at a very reasonable price. Very good quality for extreme zoom. A bit disappointed that it's [*]
Great product from a good retailer.
By double click
from philadelphia, pa
This product is great for my D5100 and it took a great pictures which has a nice handshake between my camera and lens. Only thing i have a concerns is it is bit of heavy weight, but the peer of this lens in Nikon has the same weight ratio. The construction of the lens is great. Also the customer care in buydig is great and helpful. I called them they resoved the issue immediately in my order. Quick response and undoubtly i will buy again from buydig.
First Tamron lens, but not my last!
from West San Jose CA
About Me Casual Photographer
Use it for HS soccer games mainly.
from Walnut, California
Very nice to have. I used it all day at the beach just last weekend. I was very satisfied with the pictures.
Good buy for the buck.
from Everett, Wa
For everything, great all around lens.
(1 of 2 customers found this review helpful)
Tamron 70-300 vr lens
By Pat Bodin
from Merced County, CA
We could say that this lens isn't the best on the market, but then it didn't cost 2000 dollars, either. For those of us who don't have big money or use our cameras for our livlihood, this is likely the best we can do.