differences

Reasons to consider the Tamron SP 15-30mm f/2.8 Di VC USD Nikon-f

Much narrower aperture f/22 vs f/4.5
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At its narrowest, the SP 15-30mm f/2.8 Di VC USD Nikon-f goes 4.6 f-stops narrower
Has a constant aperture Yes vs No
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Constant aperture lenses offer the same maximum aperture at all focal lengths
Image stabilization Tamron VC vs None
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Helps eliminate blur caused by small camera movements
Wider aperture f/2.8 vs f/3.5
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At its widest, the SP 15-30mm f/2.8 Di VC USD Nikon-f captures slightly more light (0.6 f-stops)
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Reasons to consider the Tamron SP 10-24mm f/3.5-4.5 DI II Nikon F

Has a silent focus motor Generic motor vs Tamron USD
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Focuses quickly and silently
Slightly cheaper $499.00 vs $904.95
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The best price we've seen is $406 cheaper (more than 40% less)
Slightly more zoom 2.4x vs 2x
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Around 20% more zoom, giving you more flexibility for photos
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similarities

Compared to digital camera lenses

Common Strengths Common Weaknesses
Auto focus Auto focus Help
Easier to use
Prime lens Both are zoom lenses Help
Typically not as sharp as prime lenses
Max focal length Poor telephoto Help
SP 15-30mm f/2.8 Di VC USD Nikon-f30 mm
SP 10-24mm f/3.5-4.5 DI II Nikon F24 mm

Compared to digital camera lenses

Common Strengths Common Weaknesses

LensHero is not aware of any interesting strengths shared by these two products.

LensHero is not aware of any interesting weaknesses shared by these two products.

competitors

Tamron SP 15-30mm f/2.8 DI VC USD Nikon F Competitors

Tokina 11-16mm f/2.8 AT-X 116 Pro DX Nikon F

Tokina 11-16mm f/2.8 AT-X 116 Pro DX Nikon F

Wide angle lens

$558

Focus motor Has a silent focus motor
Lowest price Slightly cheaper
Image stabilization No image stabilization
Nikon Nikkor AF-S 14-24mm f/2.8G ED

Nikon Nikkor AF-S 14-24mm f/2.8G ED

Wide angle lens

$1,445 - $1,499

Focus motor Has a silent focus motor
Image stabilization No image stabilization

Tamron SP 10-24mm f/3.5-4.5 DI II Nikon F Competitors

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Tokina AT-X 11-20mm f/2.8 PRO DX Nikon F

Wide angle lens

$469

Wide minimum Much narrower aperture
Fixed aperture Has a constant aperture
Zoom range Slightly less zoom
Sigma 8-16mm f/4.5-5.6 DC HSM Nikon F

Sigma 8-16mm f/4.5-5.6 DC HSM Nikon F

Wide angle lens

$608 - $699

Wide minimum Slightly narrower aperture
Diameter Slightly smaller diameter
Aperture Narrower aperture

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