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Tamron 70-180mm f/2.8 Di III VXD Lens for Sony E

BH #TA7018028E • MFR #AFA056S-700
Tamron 70-180mm f/2.8 Di III VXD Lens for Sony E
Key Features
  • E-Mount Lens/Full-Frame Format
  • Aperture Range: f/2.8 to f/22
  • Six Low Dispersion Elements
  • Three Aspherical Elements
Flexible zoom range, fast design, and compact profile, the Tamron 70-180mm f/2.8 Di III VXD is a unique take on the ubiquitous and popular telephoto zoom. Designed for full-frame Sony E-mount cameras, this lens spans a useful short-telephoto to mid-telephoto range and is characterized by its f/2.8 maximum aperture to suit working in available light conditions and for controlling depth of field. A sophisticated optical design includes a series of low dispersion and aspherical elements to correct a variety of aberrations and a BBAR-G2 coating helps to reduce flare and ghosting for high contrast and color accuracy. Additionally, a floating elements system is used to ensure consistent image quality throughout the focusing range, from 2.8' to infinity. Autofocus is handled by a pair of VXD linear motor units, which deliver notably fast, accurate, and quiet focusing performance, and full-time manual focus control is also available. Suiting this lens's use in inclement weather conditions, it also features a moisture-resistant construction along with a fluorine-coated front element to protect against fingerprints and smudging.
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What 3rd party lens hood will work for this lens?

What 3rd party lens hood will work for this lens?
Asked by: Pablo
This Heliopan 67mm lens hood (among others) is compatible with the Tamron 70-180mm f/2.8 Di III VXD Lens for Sony E.
Answered by: Boyd
Date published: 2022-08-15

Has anyone found a tripod collar to attach the ...

Has anyone found a tripod collar to attach the lens to a tripod? Mine slips when the camera is vertical.
Asked by: Marianne
Not (at least yet) carried by B&H but hopefully in the future is the Haoge LMR-TL718 Lens Collar Replacement Foot Tripod Mount Ring for Tamron 70-180mm f/2.8 Di III VXD A056 Lens Built-in Arca Swiss Type Quick Release Plate.
Answered by: James M
Date published: 2022-07-28

I am new to this type of camera/lens set-up. I ...

I am new to this type of camera/lens set-up. I had a Sony RX10 that was stolen. Now considering a Sony A6400. I want to take photos of my high school aged athelte - soccer, basketball, track. Class A school meaning we are not in a huge gymnasium and can be fairly close to the soccer field. I don't live near a camera store where I can check things out in person. Would this be a good lens for what I want to do or is there something you would recommend more - bear in mind - new to this type of camera and lens, want quality and decent action shots, need zoom but no nosebleed seats where I am, I do not have a trained eye but recognize decent photos, I do load photos onto my computer and crop/edit a bit. Open to suggestions - need to be careful not to buy more than I need based on my limitations but also mostly what I need while keeping budget and lack of skill in mind.
Asked by: Stephanie
The Tamron 70-180mm f/2.8 Di III VXD Lens for Sony E is a great choice for outdoor action shots with the Sony a6400 camera. It is fast and has great range. Please keep in mind that you will want to keep the shutter speed above 1/400 at f/2.8 for indoor gymnasium shots.
Answered by: Marisa
Date published: 2022-11-29

Will this lens work in Nikon Z6 using the Techart ...

Will this lens work in Nikon Z6 using the Techart TZE adaptor ? Sony E mount to Nikon Z mount.
Asked by: Cheuk Fang Richard
Yes, this lens will work on the Z6 with the Techart adapter.
Answered by: Rob
Date published: 2022-05-14

Does this autofocus on the Sony FS5?

Does this autofocus on the Sony FS5?
Asked by: Ian
I don't know about Sony FS5 becomes I have Sony A7iii but I think it works.
Answered by: Michael
Date published: 2020-09-30

Is this lens compatible with Sony RX10 camera ...

Is this lens compatible with Sony RX10 camera body?
Asked by: Gail
No. RX-series cameras do not have interchangeable lenses.
Answered by: Jeremy
Date published: 2021-07-27

Will it be available for Canon FD?

Will it be available for Canon FD?
Asked by: Sharokin
The Canon FD mount is an old mount that was discontinued in 1992. No Canon FD mount cameras or lenses have been made for nearly 30 years.
Answered by: David
Date published: 2022-05-14

So I have 17-28, 28-75, and 85 mm. Should I just ...

So I have 17-28, 28-75, and 85 mm. Should I just sell the 85mm and get this 70-180 if i need telephoto?
Asked by: Ashkan
Only you can answer that, but I sure enjoy the 70-180 more than my 85.
Answered by: Louis
Date published: 2021-06-30
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