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Tamron 28-300mm f/3.5-6.3 XR Di for Sony

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The Tamron 28-300mm f/3.5-6.3 XR Di Macro lens is a remarkable 10.5x zoom that delivers surprisingly good image quality. With 18 elements in 13 groups, including low dispersion elements, the lens can focus as close as 13 inches and provides a good all-in-one lens package for those times, when you can’t be bothered with changing lenses.

Roger Cicala

Roger's Take

Roger Cicala

President of LensRentals.com

OK, let’s be really clear: this is a consumer grade super zoom. It zooms 10X times. That’s awesome, having a 10X zoom. You don’t get amazing image quality, wide apertures, and 10X zooming, though, that isn’t how photography works. You get adequate image quality (well, the range from 250-300 requires a broad definition of adequate, but it’s OK).

If you want more than adequate image quality, you have to take advantage of the hint they give you when they named these “interchangeable lens cameras”. But for posting on Facebook and other online .jpg locations, viewing vacation shots on your digital photo frame, etc., this will be just fine and very convenient.
May, 2013

Filter Size
67mm (non-rotating 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, non-rotating
Focusing System
Internal, non-rotating
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
Sony Alpha
Autofocus
Yes

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Rental Period Waiver Price Rental Price Total Price Approximate Day Rate
3 days $4.00 $25.00 $29.00 $9.67
4 days $4.00 $26.00 $30.00 $7.50
7 days $5.00 $35.00 $40.00 $5.71
10 days $7.00 $47.00 $54.00 $5.40
14 days $9.00 $61.00 $70.00 $5.00
21 days $12.00 $82.00 $94.00 $4.48
30 days $15.00 $103.00 $118.00 $3.93
45 days $19.00 $135.00 $154.00 $3.42
60 days $23.00 $158.00 $181.00 $3.02
90 days $29.00 $203.00 $232.00 $2.58
Rental Period Rental Price Approximate Day Rate
3 days $25.00 $8.33
4 days $26.00 $6.50
7 days $35.00 $5.00
10 days $47.00 $4.70
14 days $61.00 $4.36
21 days $82.00 $3.90
30 days $103.00 $3.43
45 days $135.00 $3.00
60 days $158.00 $2.63
90 days $203.00 $2.26

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