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Tamron AF28-300mm F/3.5-6.3 XR Di VC LD
8.1 out of 10

Tamron AF28-300mm F/3.5-6.3 XR Di VC LD

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The new Tamron AF 28-300 zoom with Vibration Compensation technology gives sharper pictures without using a tripod

Consumer Electronics Net
22 May 2008
  • Excerpt: When I was selling camera gear one of the most common complaints I heard from customers was that their lens wasn't sharp. It wasn't poor optics that was giving them blurry pictures, the blur was caused by their not being able to hold the camera still during the exposure.
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REVIEW: Tamron AF 28-300mm f/3.5-6.3 XR Di VC LD Aspherical [IF] Macro

10 May 2008
  • Excerpt: A full frame compatible lens with a wide range of 28-300mm and built in VC (Vibration Compensation) has to be an attractive proposition in terms of convenience. With cropped sensors this turns into a range of about 42-450mm, not as wide but giving even greater telephoto range.
  • Pros: Compact, Well made, Versatile range, Convenient
  • Cons: Performance limitations
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Lens Test: Tamron 28-300mm f/3.5-6.3 XR Di VC AF

Pop Photo
7 November 2007
  • Excerpt: The fourth version of Tamron's popular 10.7X superzoom since 1999, this 28-300mm ($600, street) is the first Tamron to offer image stabilization. Called "VC" for "Vibration Compensation," the system is the industry's first to use a three-coil design (up from the usual two) that theoretically can...
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Overall 9
Design 9
Value for money 9
Features 9
Performance 8
Picture quality 9

Tamron AF 28-300mm f/3.5-6.3 XR DI VC LD Aspherical (IF) Macro Review

What Digital Camera
1 November 2007
  • Summary: Considering the stretch of the zoom, the Tamron 28-300mm puts in a satisfactory optical performance. It may not be as good as a shorter-ranged zoom, but compromises are always accepted for convenience.
  • Pros: Size, VC control, convenience
  • Cons: Average sharpness, some fringing
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Tamron’s AF28-300mm F/3.5-6.3 XR Di VC LD Aspherical [IF] Macro; The First Tamron Lens With Vibration Compensation Stabilizer

1 April 2001
  • Excerpt: Tamron's various 28-300mm "ultra" zooms have been best sellers since their first model of this type was introduced in 1999. Each subsequent version featured improvements and this latest "4th generation" product is the most desirable to date, since it includes a Vibration Compensation stabilizer...
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Overall 8

Tamron AF 28-300mm f/3.5-6.3 XR Di VC Review

5 May 2011
  • Summary: If we relate this lens to its main use then we have a highly effective tool. It is quiet, efficient, highly convenient and performs well in the field. For maximum quality, using the lens around f/8 or f/11 and at shorter focal lengths will deliver the goods for larger prints, should they be...
  • Pros: Compact, Well made, Versatile range, Convenient
  • Cons: Performance limitations
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Expert Review

25 October 2007
  • Excerpt: The 32-bit data processing allows for a much higher frequency of ‘sampling’ camera shake and hence a higher rate of continuous adjustment. To ensure the mechanics can keep up with this, the compensator lens group rests on steel sliding balls which minimise friction, and triaxial adjustment allows...
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Tamron AF 3,5-6,3/28-300mm XR Di VC

5 January 2009
  • Excerpt: Ez az objektív egy ultra átfogású mindenes zoom. Olyan embereknek készült akik nem akarnak bíbelõdni az objektívek cserélésével és ezek cipelésével. Ezért a kényelemért, persze valamit adnunk kell cserébe, vagy valamirõl le kell mondanunk. De ne szaladjunk ennyire elõre.
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Tamron AF 28–300 mm F/3,5–6,3 XR Di VC

26 March 2008
  • Conclusion: A Tamron 28–300-as objektív erénye sokoldalú felhasználási lehetõségében rejlik. Alapvetõen amatõr felhasználóknak szánták, az õ igényeiket átlagosan jó színvonalon ki is elégíti A/4-es nyomtatási méretig biztosan.
  • Pros: + kiváló optikai képstabilizátor, + 10-szeres átfogás, + pontos mechanika, + jó makrózási lehetõség, + jó ár-érték arány
  • Cons: - teljes nyílás közelében kissé kontrasztszegény képek, - 28 mm-nél rekeszeléssel sem javuló felbontás a képsarkokban
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Tamron AF 28-300mm 3,5-6,3 XR Di VC LD

4 November 2007
  • Excerpt: Das Tamron AF28-300mm F/3,5-6,3 XR Di VC LD Aspherical (IF) Macro Technische Daten Dieses Objektiv war nicht mein erster Kauf aus dem Hause Tamron. Bei der Anschaffung der Kamera habe ich von Tamron das AF 70-300 erworben.
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