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Tamron SP 15-30mm f/2.8 Di VC USD Lens for Nikon F

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Tamron SP 15-30mm f/2.8 Di VC USD Lens for Nikon F
Key Features
  • F-Mount Lens/Full-Frame Format
  • Aperture Range: f/2.8 to 22
  • XGM and LD Glass Elements
  • Vibration Compensation
Offering a wide angle of view for full frame cameras, the Nikon F mount Tamron SP 15-30mm f/2.8 Di VC USD Lens is a fast wide-angle zoom lens with Vibration Compensation. The f/2.8 maximum aperture performs well in low-light situations, and provides a shallow depth of field for selective focus. Further benefitting the lens is the VC (Vibration Compensation) image stabilization, which helps to minimize the appearance of camera shake to enable the use of longer shutter speeds or smaller apertures when hand-holding in low-light conditions. XGM and LD glass elements reduce chromatic aberrations and help ensure sharp and clear imagery. eBAND and BBAR coatings render uniform colors and reduce ghosting and flare, while a fluorine coating on the front element helps repel water or contaminants.
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Tamron SP 15-30mm f/2.8 Di USD Overview

  • 1Description
  • 2Image Quality
  • 3BBAR and eBAND Coatings
  • 4VC
  • 5Ultrasonic Motor
  • 6XGM and LD Glass Elements
  • 7Lens Hood
  • 8Diaphragm
  • 9SILKYPIX Developer Studio for Tamron

Offering a wide angle of view for full frame cameras, the Nikon F mount Tamron SP 15-30mm f/2.8 Di VC USD Lens is a fast wide-angle zoom lens with Vibration Compensation. The f/2.8 maximum aperture performs well in low-light situations, and provides a shallow depth of field for selective focus. Further benefitting the lens is the VC (Vibration Compensation) image stabilization, which helps to minimize the appearance of camera shake to enable the use of longer shutter speeds or smaller apertures when hand-holding in low-light conditions. XGM and LD glass elements reduce chromatic aberrations and help ensure sharp and clear imagery. eBAND and BBAR coatings render uniform colors and reduce ghosting and flare, while a fluorine coating on the front element helps repel water or contaminants.

A USD (Ultrasonic Silent Drive) autofocus motor provides quick and precise focusing performance, with high torque, low response times, and quiet operation to benefit both still and video applications. Additionally, a full-time manual focus mechanism enables manual fine-tuning of focus at any point, even when the AF system is engaged.

Image Quality
Comprised of 18 elements in 13 groups, including an XGM (eXpanded Glass Molded Aspherical) element placed at the front group and several LD (Low Dispersion) glass elements in the system, aberrations such as geometrical distortion and lateral color are efficiently compensated for, enabling the zoom lens to deliver quality imagery throughout the entire range from corner to corner.
BBAR and eBAND Coatings
BBAR (Broad-Band Anti-Reflection) coating renders uniformity in transmissivity across the critical bandwidths. Coupled with the eBAND coating, ghosting and flare typically observed on ultra wide-angle lenses are efficiently eliminated, resulting in sharper and clearer images.
VC
VC (Vibration Compensation) is Tamron's proprietary image stabilization mechanism which reduces the effects of camera shake to deliver sharp images in low light and at slower shutter speeds. It is a newly developed three coil system that employs a lighter moving coil mechanism which contributes to its improved performance and overall compact design.
Ultrasonic Motor
USD (Ultrasonic Silent Drive) Motor is the power for a fast and quiet autofocus drive that works in harmony with the continuous manual focus mechanism.
XGM and LD Glass Elements
An eXpanded Glass Molded Aspherical element and Low Dispersion elements in the front group minimize chromatic aberrations and help ensure clear and sharp imagery.
Lens Hood
A built-in lens hood helps block out unwanted light, preventing lens flare, as well as protecting the lens's front element.
Diaphragm
A rounded 9-blade diaphragm produces an aesthetic out-of-focus quality that is especially beneficial when working with selective focus or shallow depth of field techniques.
SILKYPIX Developer Studio for Tamron
The SILKYPIX software provides allows you to generate quality images from RAW data, while performing adjustments to reflect your personal style. These include white balance, color, sharpness, and the tonal curves recorded by digital cameras. The SILKYPIX Developer Studio for Tamron provides a range of functions, in addition to the basic adjustment capabilities, such as correcting aberrations (lateral color, distortion, relative illumination fall-off) referring to the optical design data.

Tamron SP 15-30mm f/2.8 Di USD Specs

Key Specs
Focal Length
15 to 30mm
Maximum Aperture
f/2.8
Lens Mount
Nikon F
Lens Format Coverage
Full-Frame
Focus Type
Autofocus
Image Stabilization
Yes
Filter Size
No
Maximum Aperture
f/2.8
Minimum Aperture
f/22
Lens Mount
Nikon F
Lens Format Coverage
Full-Frame
Angle of View
110° 32' to 71° 35'
Minimum Focus Distance
11" / 0.28 m
Optical Design
18 Elements in 13 Groups
Diaphragm Blades
9, Rounded
Focus Type
Autofocus
Image Stabilization
Yes
Filter Size
No
Dimensions (ø x L)
3.87 x 5.63" / 98.4 x 143 mm
Weight
2.43 lb / 1.1 kg
Packaging Info
Package Weight
3.15 lb
Box Dimensions (LxWxH)
9.5 x 7 x 5.2"

Tamron SP 15-30mm f/2.8 Di USD Reviews

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Will this fit a Canon EOS 2000D (rebel T7) DSLR?

Will this fit a Canon EOS 2000D (rebel T7) DSLR?
Asked by: Julio
Yes this lens would fit a Canon EOS Rebel T7 with a crop factor of 1.6X.
Answered by: Kirk
Date published: 2020-10-26

Will this lens work with a canon EOS 2000D t7 ...

Will this lens work with a canon EOS 2000D t7 DSLR?
Asked by: Julio
Yes, the Tamron SP 15-30mm f/2.8 Di VC USD Lens for Canon EF is compatible on the Canon T7.
Answered by: Robert
Date published: 2020-10-25

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Does autofocus work with the Canon C200?
Asked by: Zephan
Didn’t work with my C200. It wouldn’t even show the Aperture or allow me to enable autofocus. Unfortunately, B
Answered by: Eric
Date published: 2020-04-28

I am aware Tarmon can do a free firmware update ...

I am aware Tarmon can do a free firmware update for this to work with FTZ+Nikon Z6/Z7, but, some are saying it worked fine as-is when they used it on a FTZ adapter. Can anyone confirm?
Asked by: Allan
Out of the box, it may work fine but your best bet is to update it regardless. Anytime there is new firmware updates, it is good practice to update it.
Answered by: Rob
Date published: 2020-03-20

Will this lens autofocus when using the LA-EA3 ...

Will this lens autofocus when using the LA-EA3 adapter?
Asked by: Kristina
This lens would allow for autofocus when using it on the LAEA3 with a Sony E mount camera.
Answered by: Kirk
Date published: 2020-01-08

can I use Tamron sp 15+30 lens with A73 with ...

can I use Tamron sp 15+30 lens with A73 with sigma mc 11?
Asked by: Richard
The MC-11 only allows for either Sigma lenses with a Canon EF mount or Sigma lenses with an SA mount to fit the Sony E mount cameras. Being that this lens is a Sony A mount, a more suitable adapter is the Sony A-Mount to E-Mount Lens Adapter (Black), B&H# SOLAEA3, which mounts A mount lenses to a Sony E mount body. https://bhpho.to/2Hb1Lsr
Answered by: Kirk
Date published: 2019-12-23

Can I use for Sony A 7Rll???

Can I use for Sony A 7Rll???
Asked by: Julianna
The Tamron SP 15-30mm f/2.8 Di USD Lens for Sony A is not compatible with the Sony Alpha a7R II, unless you use an adapter. The Sony Alpha a7R II has a Sony E lens mount. This Tamron lens has a Sony A lens mount. The Tamron 17-28mm f/2.8 Di III RXD Lens for Sony E is a wide-angle lens compatible with the Sony Alpha a7R II: https://bhpho.to/2tx0FOJ
Answered by: Lawrence
Date published: 2019-07-08

Does anyone know of a tripod mount ring that will ...

Does anyone know of a tripod mount ring that will work with the Tamron 15-30mm f/2.8 lens?
Asked by: LaNette
Unfortunately, there is no listed tripod collar for this. As work around, I would measure the width of the lens at the distance window part of the lens. Then it is a matter of finding a collar that fits. That is the trick since the manufactures of lens collars are coy about listing the diameter the collars are for. You might have to use a collar that covers the distance window.
Answered by: Dennis A
Date published: 2019-05-23
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