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Tamron SP 24-70mm f/2.8 Di VC USD G2 Lens for Canon EF

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Tamron SP 24-70mm f/2.8 Di VC USD G2 Lens for Canon EF
Key Features
  • EF-Mount Lens/Full-Frame Format
  • Aperture Range: f/2.8 to f/22
  • Two XR Elements, Three LD Elements
  • Four Aspherical Elements
Characterized by apt focusing speed and image stabilization, the Canon EF-mount SP 24-70mm f/2.8 Di VC USD G2 from Tamron is a revised fast standard zoom covering a versatile wide-angle to portrait-length range. A sophisticated optical design with two extra refractive elements, three low dispersion elements, three glass-molded aspherical elements, and one hybrid aspherical element helps to suppress aberrations and distortion throughout the zoom range while eBAND and BBAR coatings have been applied to individual elements to control lens flare and ghosting for improved contrast and color fidelity. Balancing its optical attributes, this lens also utilizes a USM autofocus motor to deliver notably quick, quiet, and precise focusing performance that suits both stills and video applications. Also, 5-stop-effective Vibration Compensation helps to minimize the appearance of camera shake for sharper handheld shooting in difficult lighting conditions. Additionally, the lens is moisture-resistant and has a fluorine coating on the front element to enable its use in trying environmental conditions.
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Tamron SP 24-70mm f/2.8 Di VC USD G2 Overview

Characterized by apt focusing speed and image stabilization, the Canon EF-mount SP 24-70mm f/2.8 Di VC USD G2 from Tamron is a revised fast standard zoom covering a versatile wide-angle to portrait-length range. A sophisticated optical design with two extra refractive elements, three low dispersion elements, three glass-molded aspherical elements, and one hybrid aspherical element helps to suppress aberrations and distortion throughout the zoom range while eBAND and BBAR coatings have been applied to individual elements to control lens flare and ghosting for improved contrast and color fidelity. Balancing its optical attributes, this lens also utilizes a USM autofocus motor to deliver notably quick, quiet, and precise focusing performance that suits both stills and video applications. Also, 5-stop-effective Vibration Compensation helps to minimize the appearance of camera shake for sharper handheld shooting in difficult lighting conditions. Additionally, the lens is moisture-resistant and has a fluorine coating on the front element to enable its use in trying environmental conditions.

Standard zoom is designed for full-frame Canon EF-mount DSLRs, however can also be used with APS-C models where it provides a 38.6-112mm equivalent focal length range.
Bright f/2.8 constant maximum aperture affords consistent brightness throughout the zoom range, and benefits working in difficult lighting conditions.
Two XR (extra refractive) and three LD (low dispersion) elements are featured in the optical design to noticeably limit color fringing and chromatic aberrations for improved clarity, color fidelity, and apparent sharpness.
Three glass-molded aspherical elements and one hybrid aspherical element help to reduce chromatic aberrations and distortion throughout the zoom range to deliver notable sharpness and accurate rendering.
Both eBAND and BBAR coatings have been applied to suppress ghosting and lens flare for improved contrast when working in backlit conditions.
VC image stabilization helps to minimize the appearance of camera shake by up to 5 stops or more effective handheld shooting in difficult lighting conditions. Separate VC modes are also available to suit various styles of shooting: Mode 1 is a balanced setting for general use, and promotes both a stabilized viewfinder image and stabilized results, while Mode 2 is designed exclusively for panning movements.
An Ultrasonic Silent Drive autofocus motor delivers quick and precise focusing performance to suit working with moving subjects. This motor also affords full-time manual focus control, and it is possible to focus on subjects as close as 1.25' away.
A moisture-resistant construction benefits this lens' use in inclement conditions, and a fluorine coating has also been applied to the front lens element to protect against dust, dirt, and smearing.
Rounded nine-blade diaphragm contributes to a pleasing bokeh quality.
Compatible with optional TAP-in Console for fine-tuning select focusing adjustments and for updating lens firmware.
UPC: 725211032014

Tamron SP 24-70mm f/2.8 Di VC USD G2 Specs

Focal Length24 to 70mm
Maximum Aperturef/2.8
Minimum Aperturef/22
Lens MountCanon EF
Lens Format CoverageFull-Frame
Angle of View84° 4' to 34° 21'
Minimum Focus Distance1.25' / 38.1 cm
Maximum Magnification0.2x
Optical Design17 Elements in 12 Groups
Diaphragm Blades9, Rounded
Focus TypeAutofocus
Image StabilizationYes
Filter Size82 mm (Front)
Dimensions (ø x L)3.48 x 4.4" / 88.4 x 111.8 mm
Length at Maximum Extension5.59" / 141.9 mm
Weight1.99 lb / 904.3 g
Packaging Info
Package Weight3.25 lb
Box Dimensions (LxWxH)8.55 x 6.95 x 6.25"

Tamron SP 24-70mm f/2.8 Di VC USD G2 Reviews

Very sharp and very heavy

By Pamela
Rated 4 out of 5
Date: 2021-11-08

Great lens but hadn't realized how heavy it is. Works great, very sharp.

Great results

By Ken
Rated 5 out of 5
Date: 2021-05-19

Using this lens with a Canon 5d mk iv and getting great results as expected. Not a full test in all conditions but so far excellent sharpness, color, and contrast. Mostly landscape so far. Very satisfied. VC worked well with 1/15 shutter speed handheld.

Optically pleasant after AF manual calibration efforts

By Dmitry
Rated 3 out of 5
Date: 2021-05-10

Be ready to spent several hours for manual AF calibration via USB dock for Nikon DSLR. Have reached maximum allowed adjustments for infinity position. Calibration does not guarantee AF to work precise on another Nikon DSLR at the same time. No calibration is required with phase-detect auto-focusing system (available via monitor on D780).

All Around Lens

By Teresa
Rated 5 out of 5
Date: 2021-05-04

Perfect when working with the magazine and not have to switch lens back and forth. Gives me what I need for headshots along with wide angle shots.

My favorite new lens

By Shawn
Rated 5 out of 5
Date: 2021-06-22

This is my favorite lens to use now! I shoot a lot of car shows and this lens is perfect for getting close but wide enough to get the whole car without looking like a fisheye lens. It has excellent bokeh for close-up shots of hood ornaments and emblems. It is wide enough that I can sit in the seat and get shots of the entire dash and zoom in close to get one individual gauge. It's perfectly versatile for what I need!

Simply Stunning!

By Chris
Rated 5 out of 5
Date: 2021-06-10

I dropped my Tamron 24-70mm and had multiple headshot sessions coming up. I had been wanting to upgrade to the G2, but just didn't justify the additional expense... that is until I dropped my lens. B&H had the lens in stock, needed their credit card to get it, and so... I ordered it. This lens is incredibly sharp. I couldn't be happier. I'd say if you have the previous version (non-G2), go ahead... drop it, then order the G2 lens. You will be so, so happy!

so far so good

By Hans
Rated 4 out of 5
Date: 2021-05-24

just tried out this lens after i used the tap in module to calibrate the focus. I still have the earlier version which I i had to return for service due to autofocus and vibration control problems and even after, i could not fine tine the lens as it was continuously over -20 out of bound. This G2 lens is sharp and the autofocus and the vibration control are much better.

Needed a lens for indoor Sports

By Kenneth
Rated 5 out of 5
Date: 2021-05-20

I replaced the kit lens that came with my Nikon D7200 as I needed something with a 2.8 aperture for low-light indoor sports. This does the trick at a much more affordable price than other lenses.

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