Tamron 70-200mm f/2.8 Di LD Macro Nikon F

Tamron 70-200mm f/2.8 Di LD Macro Nikon F
$769
70-200 mm
autofocus 2.9x zoom lens
f/2.8
fixed aperture
  • Generic motor Built-in focus motor

reviewswhat are people saying

"It's a great lens, definitely worth saving the money from the Nikon 70-200mm. It's great for portraits as well, and it's more durable and sturdy than I expected."

bhphotovideo.com

"Image quality is outstanding. Pull for manual focus is a sweet feature."

bhphotovideo.com

"It does have some CA issues when used wide open and you don't watch the rim light angle. I wouldn't recommend this for use with creative lens flare photos, your subjects will have a green or blue halo."

bhphotovideo.com

compatibilitywith digital cameras

Full frame

This lens is compatible with Full frame cameras such as the Nikon D5.

Nikon D5
28.8 - 10.3°
horizontal angle of view
70-200mm
35mm equivalent focal length

APS-C (1.5x crop factor)

This lens is compatible with APS-C (1.5x crop factor) cameras such as the Nikon D3400, Nikon D5600 and Nikon D500.

Nikon D3400
19.1 - 6.7°
horizontal angle of view
107-306.5mm
35mm equivalent focal length

Pros

The Tamron 70-200mm f/2.8 Di LD Macro Nikon F vs other Digital camera lenses

Auto focus Supports autofocus Help
Easier to use
Focus motor Silent focus motor Help
Silent and fast
Fixed aperture Fixed aperture Help
The same maximum aperture at all focal lengths
Wide minimum Good narrowest aperture Help
f/32

The Tamron 70-200mm f/2.8 Di LD Macro Nikon F vs other Digital camera lenses

Diameter Small diameter Help
89 mm
Min focal length Great wide angle lens Help
70 mm
Lowest price Inexpensive Help
$769.00
Weight Very light Help
1.1 kg

Cons

The Tamron 70-200mm f/2.8 Di LD Macro Nikon F vs other Digital camera lenses

Length Quite long Help
193 mm
Prime lens Zoom lens Help
Typically not as sharp as prime lenses

The Tamron 70-200mm f/2.8 Di LD Macro Nikon F vs other Digital camera lenses

Image stabilization No image stabilization Help
Risk of blur

Specifications

General

Min focal length
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70 mm
Max focal length
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200 mm
above average above average
Zoom range
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2.9x
Magnification
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1:3.1 (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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Nikon FX
Length
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193 mm
below average below average
Diameter
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89 mm
Filter size
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77 mm
Weight
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1.1 kg

Angle of view

Wide horizontal
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28.8°
below average below average
Telephoto horizontal
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10.3°
above average above average
Wide vertical
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19.5°
below average below average
Telephoto vertical
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6.9°
above average above average
Wide diagonal
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34.3°
below average below average
Telephoto diagonal
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12.3°
above average above average

Angle of view (On Nikon DX APS-C 1.5x crop cameras)

Wide horizontal
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19.1°
below average below average
Telephoto horizontal
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6.8°
above average above average
Wide vertical
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12.9°
below average below average
Telephoto vertical
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4.5°
above average above average
Wide diagonal
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22.9°
below average below average
Telephoto diagonal
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8.1°
above average above average

Competitors

DiscussionWhat do you think about the Tamron 70-200mm f/2.8 Di LD Macro Nikon F lens?

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Avatar for Allan Edwards Allan Edwards (8:32 AM, April 09, 2013)
This lens will Auto focus "AS IT HAS AN AUTOFOCUS MOTOR" on all Dx Cameras
!!! actually test it on a D5100 - please!
 
Avatar for Shaun Rambaran Shaun Rambaran (1:07 AM, March 21, 2013)
It actually autofocuses with a D5100? I was concerned about that.
 
J Zanoya (8:27 PM, February 27, 2013)
This lens worked well for me (on a NIKON D5100) for stationary subjects, and basketball games. However it did not focus fast enough for indoor track events.