Tamron 28-300mm f/3.5-6.3 XR Di Pentax K

Tamron 28-300mm f/3.5-6.3 XR Di Pentax K
28-300 mm
autofocus 10.7x zoom lens
f/3.5-6.3
variable aperture
  • Generic motor Built-in focus motor

reviewswhat are people saying

"We like the 300 mm zoom for bird photos. The auto focus is nice for first time users and occasional users."

bhphotovideo.com

"use with Pentax K1000 Super D and it works well"

bhphotovideo.com

"I do not carry the 18mm-55mm with me when I go out; I leave the Tamron connected 24/7."

bhphotovideo.com

compatibilitywith digital cameras

APS-C (1.5x crop factor)

This lens is compatible with APS-C (1.5x crop factor) cameras such as the Pentax KP.

Pentax KP
45.5 - 4.5°
horizontal angle of view
43-459.5mm
35mm equivalent focal length

Pros

The Tamron 28-300mm f/3.5-6.3 XR Di Pentax K vs other Digital camera lenses

Auto focus Supports autofocus Help
Easier to use
Zoom range Huge zoom range Help
10.7x
Max focal length Telephoto lens Help
300 mm

The Tamron 28-300mm f/3.5-6.3 XR Di Pentax K vs other Digital camera lenses

Diameter Small diameter Help
74 mm
Min focal length Great wide angle lens Help
28 mm
Length Quite short Help
84 mm
Weight Very light Help
420 g

Cons

The Tamron 28-300mm f/3.5-6.3 XR Di Pentax K vs other Digital camera lenses

Aperture Narrow aperture Help
f/3.5
Prime lens Zoom lens Help
Typically not as sharp as prime lenses
Fixed aperture Variable aperture Help
Narrower aperture at longer focal lengths
Wide minimum Poor narrowest aperture Help
f/6.3

Specifications

General

Min focal length
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28 mm
Max focal length
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300 mm
above average above average
Zoom range
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10.7x
unique unique
Magnification
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1:2.9 (0.3)

Aperture

Wide maximum
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f/3.5
Wide minimum
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f/6.3
below average below average
Tele maximum
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f/6.3
below average below average
Tele minimum
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f/6.3
below average below average

Features

Auto focus
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Yes
above average above average
Focus motor
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Generic motor
Image stabilization
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None
Fisheye
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No
Tilt-shift
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No

Form factor

Lens mount
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Pentax K
Length
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84 mm
Diameter
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74 mm
Filter size
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62 mm
Weight
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420 g

Angle of view

Wide horizontal
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45.7°
Telephoto horizontal
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4.5°
above average above average
Wide vertical
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31.3°
Telephoto vertical
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3°
above average above average
Wide diagonal
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53.7°
Telephoto diagonal
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5.4°
above average above average

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