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TAMRON LENS PICKER:

Recommending specific lenses for various photographic situations and/or conditions is by no means an absolute science. An array of variables typically affects a photographer’s decision- making process. Thus, the suggestions here are offered as general information to begin evaluating the attributes that matter most to you. As a Tamron authorized dealer, we are an excellent resource for you. We will help make your lens selections easier, smarter and more rewarding. CLICK FOR A COMPLETE TAMRON RECOMMENDATION MATRIX. AND, please find a quick reference guide to the Tamron lenses we currently have in-stock below. If you are interested in a Tamron lens we do not currently have in-stock, we will order it just for you! Either call us at 510-548-6888 or send us an email at shop@lookingglassphoto.com with questions or to place a special order. For current Tamron mail-in rebates, click here.
 

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STANDARD & WIDE ZOOM LENSES
 
Tamron 10-24mm f3.5-4.5Di-II
Recommended for APS-C photographers who…

  • Appreciate the visual power of wide-angle perspectives.
  • Need to break the barriers that inhibit shooting interiors such as real estate listings—easily and faithfully.
  • Want an expanded ability to create a personal shooting style.

 
Tamron 14-150mm F/3.5-5.8 Di III for micro 4/3
Recommended for Micro Four Thirds mirrorless APS-C photographers who…

  • Want all-in-one zoom versatility that’s ready for the next shot.
  • Prefer compactness for travel and everyday convenience.
  • Want fewer lens changes, reducing instances of exposing the DSLR sensor to image-degrading dust, or missing the shot.
  • Want image quality exceeding typical kit lens capabilities.

 
Tamron SP 15-30mm F/2.8 Di VC USD
Recommended for Full frame and APS-C photographers who…

  • Need an ultra-wideangle full-frame zoom lens that offers a fast F/2.8 aperture for low/natural light shooting.
  • Need the sharpness and low-light shooting potential afforded by Tamron’s VC image stabilization.
  • Demand optical performance and handling characteristics designed to meet the needs of professional and experienced non-professional photographers.

 
Tamron 24-70mm 2.8 Di VC
Recommended for Full-Frame and APS-C photographers who…

  • Need a standard full-frame lens that offers a fast F/2.8 aperture for low/natural light shooting.
  • Need the sharpness and low-light shooting potential afforded by Tri-axial VC.
  • Demand optical performance and handling characteristics designed to meet the needs of professional and experienced non-professional photographers.

 
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TELEPHOTO ZOOM LENSES
 
Tamron 16-300mm Di-II VC PZD
Recommended for APS-C photographers who…

  • Desire remarkable image quality with the flexibility an all-in-one one zoom offers.
  • Need the most range an all-in-one zoom lens can deliver from 16mm wideangle to 300mm telephoto to expand imaging opportunities.
  • Demand the latest in mechanical technologies such as image stabilization and fast PZD autofocus motor.
  • Want fewer lens changes, reducing instances of exposing the DSLR sensor to image-degrading dust, or missing the shot.
  • Want image quality far exceeding typical kit lens capabilities.

 
Tamron 18-270 Di-II PZD
Recommended for APS-C photographers who…

  • Demand state-of-the-art-one zoom versatility and image quality.
  • Need even more subject magnification—expanding sports, nature and wildlife picture opportunities.
  • Appreciate the mobility of handheld shooting, but reject the image blur that it often introduces.
  • Want fewer lens changes, reducing instances of exposing the DSLR sensor to image-degrading dust, or missing the shot.
  • Want image quality far exceeding typical kit lens capabilities.

 
Tamron 70-200mm f/2.8 Di VC Lens
Recommended for Full-Frame and APS-C photographers who…

  • Need a standard full-frame lens that offers a fast F/2.8 aperture for low/natural light shooting.
  • Need a compact fast tele zoom for portrait, event/journalism and sports photography.
  • Need the sharpness and low-light shooting potential afforded by Tri-axial VC.
  • Demand optical performance and handling characteristics designed to meet the needs of professional and experienced non-professional photographers.

 
Tamron 150-600 f5-6.3 Di VC USD
Recommended for Full frame and APS-C photographers who…

  • Need the greatest super-telephoto focal length available in a zoom lens.
  • Passionately pursue a close-up view of wildlife and nature.
  • Love sports action photography, even from the stands or sidelines.
  • Seek a balance of size, weight and budget in the pursuit of super-telephoto power.
  • Are looking for a stylish lens design packed with the latest optical and mechanical technologies.

 
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MACRO LENSES
 
Tamron 60mm f/2 DI II LD Macro Lens
Recommended for APS-C photographers who…

  • Prize prime lens characteristics
  • Avoid compromise in close-up performance
  • Value the performance characteristics and shooting possibilities that only fast, constant-aperture lenses can provide

 
Tamron 90mm f/2.8 SP AF Di Macro
Recommended for Full-Frame and APS-C photographers who…

  • Prize prime lens characteristics
  • Avoid compromise in close-up performance
  • Enjoy dual format versatility, enabling use of lenses on APS-C and full-frame DSLRs

 
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PRIME LENSES
 
Tamron SP 35mm F/1.8 Di VC USD
With vibratio control (VC), photographers can now fully take advantage of the potential of optical performance from F/1.8 full open aperture. Furthermore, even in close-ups, the lens maintains a wide-angle perspective that will add context and story depth to your subject. The SP 35mm will keep pace with the photographer’s spontaneity – on the spur of the moment, with a handheld shot.
 
Tamron SP 45mm F/1.8 Di VC USD
The 45mm format is the closest approximation to human field of vision and captures high-resolution shots to an unparalleled degree of resolving power. Compose an image at will, without regard to shooting distance or ambient lighting constraints – to produce crisp, tack sharp images from F/1.8 full open aperture. The unique synthesis of a VC system in a 45mm lens with a best-in-class MOD of 0.29m* redefines standard distance shooting – freeing the photographer to discover another dimension of personal style.
 
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