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Tamron 28-300mm f/3.5-6.3 Di VC for Canon

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Officially, this is the Tamron 28-300 f3.5-6.3 XR Di VC LD Asp Macro lens. Yeah, we agree, the initials are getting ridiculous. But with this lens, Tamron has joined the Vibration Control supertelephoto lens market. With 18 elements in 13 groups including low dispersion elements, the lens can focus as close as 13 inches and provides and all-in-one lens package for those times when you don’t want to be bothered with changing lenses.

Roger Cicala

Roger's Take

Roger Cicala

President of LensRentals.com

This is a well built lens with a nice range. Is it L-quality sharpness? No, of course not, it is a compromise lens. But it’s quite good and provides images that make great 5×7 prints and decent 8×10s. Plus, you have a one-lens solution that gets reasonably wide and very long with an image stabilization system that allows you to hand hold the telephoto end. It doesn’t have a wide enough aperture to do ‘stop motion’ sports photography, but it is small enough to pass through security at those sporting venues that won’t allow ‘professional’ lenses in the stands.

In choosing between the Canon EF-S 18-200mm f/3.5-5.6 IS and the Tamron 28-300, I think it simply comes down to which range you prefer: the fairly wide angle that the Sigma and Canon provide or the extra telephoto range of the Tammy.

Filter Size
67mm (nonrotating front element)
Aperture
f3.5-22 / 6.3-40
Length
3.9”
Diameter
3.1”
Weight
1.2 lb
Hood
DA-20
Minimum Focusing Distance
1.6 feet
Maximum Magnification
0.33x
Angle of view: (full frame)
8 to 75 degrees
Zoom method
barrel extend, nonrotating
Image Stabilization
3 stop
Focusing System
Internal, nonrotating
Aperture Blades
9, circular
Max Aperture@focal length
f/3.5<38mm; f/4@38-52mm; f/4.5@52-68mm; f/5@68-98mm; f/5.6@98-235mm; f6.3 > 235mm
Groups/Elements
13/18
Low Dispersion Elements
3
Aspherical Elements
3
Weather Resistant
No
Flare resistance
--
System
Canon EF
Compatibility
Crop
Autofocus
Yes

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3 days $5.00 $33.00 $38.00 $12.67
4 days $5.00 $35.00 $40.00 $10.00
7 days $7.00 $47.00 $54.00 $7.71
10 days $9.00 $63.00 $72.00 $7.20
14 days $12.00 $82.00 $94.00 $6.71
21 days $16.00 $110.00 $126.00 $6.00
30 days $21.00 $139.00 $160.00 $5.33
45 days $27.00 $181.00 $208.00 $4.62
60 days $32.00 $212.00 $244.00 $4.07
90 days $41.00 $273.00 $314.00 $3.49
Rental Period Rental Price Approximate Day Rate
3 days $33.00 $11.00
4 days $35.00 $8.75
7 days $47.00 $6.71
10 days $63.00 $6.30
14 days $82.00 $5.86
21 days $110.00 $5.24
30 days $139.00 $4.63
45 days $181.00 $4.02
60 days $212.00 $3.53
90 days $273.00 $3.03

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