Tamron 28-75mm f/2.8 XR Di Canon EF

Tamron 28-75mm f/2.8 XR Di Canon EF
$499
28-75 mm
autofocus 2.7x zoom lens
f/2.8
fixed aperture
  • Generic motor Built-in focus motor

reviewswhat are people saying

"The lens is a great value, easy to use and produces sharp inages in low light settings."

bhphotovideo.com

"Great overall walk-around lens. I rencently took this lens to Germany and was impressed with the pictures I got. It's a great zoom lens with a low aperature."

bhphotovideo.com

"The only negative things I've noticed is it seems a bit noisey during auto focus. Also, the zoom ring rotates opposite than the Canon lenses. Took some getting used to."

bhphotovideo.com

compatibilitywith digital cameras

Pros

The Tamron 28-75mm f/2.8 XR Di Canon EF vs other Digital camera lenses

Auto focus Supports autofocus Help
Easier to use
Fixed aperture Fixed aperture Help
The same maximum aperture at all focal lengths
Lowest price Inexpensive Help
$499.00
Diameter Small diameter Help
73 mm
Length Quite short Help
92 mm
Min focal length Great wide angle lens Help
28 mm

The Tamron 28-75mm f/2.8 XR Di Canon EF vs other Digital camera lenses

Wide minimum Good narrowest aperture Help
f/32

Cons

The Tamron 28-75mm f/2.8 XR Di Canon EF vs other Digital camera lenses

Image stabilization No image stabilization Help
Risk of blur
Prime lens Zoom lens Help
Typically not as sharp as prime lenses
Max focal length Poor telephoto lens Help
75 mm

Specifications

General

Min focal length
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28 mm
Max focal length
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75 mm
Zoom range
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2.7x
Magnification
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1:3.9 (0.3)

Aperture

Wide maximum
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f/2.8
Wide minimum
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f/32
unique unique
Tele maximum
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f/2.8
Tele minimum
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f/32
above average above 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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Canon EF (Full-frame)
Length
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92 mm
Diameter
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73 mm
Filter size
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67 mm
Weight
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0.5 kg

Angle of view

Wide horizontal
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65.5°
Telephoto horizontal
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27°
Wide vertical
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46.4°
Telephoto vertical
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18.2°
Wide diagonal
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75.4°
Telephoto diagonal
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32.2°

Angle of view (On Canon EF-S APS-C 1.5x crop cameras)

Wide horizontal
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45.7°
Telephoto horizontal
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17.9°
above average above average
Wide vertical
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31.5°
Telephoto vertical
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12°
above average above average
Wide diagonal
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53.8°
Telephoto diagonal
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21.4°
above average above average

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Avatar for Phot Oz Phot Oz (3:28 AM, March 06, 2011)
This is an *absolute* must have lens on a 60D. My normal walk around lens. Included hood is a bonus and while not weather sealed this lens has proved quite weather resistant.