Tamron SP 17-50mm f/2.8 XR Di-II VC LD Nikon F

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$649
17-50 mm
autofocus 2.9x zoom lens
f/2.8
fixed aperture
  • Designed for APS-C Nikon DX
  • Tamron VC Image stabilized
  • Generic motor Built-in focus motor

reviewswhat are people saying

"Sharp, great color and contrast across focal lengths and apertures. VC works great."

bhphotovideo.com

"I was able to shoot at shutter speeds as low as 1/6 second hand held @ ISO 1250 with a Nikon D300. Resulting photos were sharp except for movement in the scene."

bhphotovideo.com

"It wasn't quite as sharp as I had hoped and is pretty heavy, but you can't beat it for the price."

bhphotovideo.com

compatibilitywith digital cameras

Pros

The Tamron SP 17-50mm f/2.8 XR Di-II VC LD Nikon F vs other Digital camera lenses

Fixed aperture Fixed aperture Help
The same maximum aperture at all focal lengths
Wide minimum Good narrowest aperture Help
f/32
Image stabilization More advanced image stabilization Help
Tamron VC

Cons

The Tamron SP 17-50mm f/2.8 XR Di-II VC LD Nikon F vs other Digital camera lenses

Zoom range Below average zoom range Help
2.9x

Specifications

General

Min focal length
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17 mm
Max focal length
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50 mm
Zoom range
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2.9x
Magnification
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1:5 (0.2)

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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Tamron VC
above average above average
Fisheye
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No
Tilt-shift
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No

Form factor

Lens mount
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Nikon DX
Length
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94 mm
Diameter
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80 mm
Filter size
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72 mm
Weight
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0.6 kg

Angle of view

Wide horizontal
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69.5°
Telephoto horizontal
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26.6°
Wide vertical
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49.3°
Telephoto vertical
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17.7°
Wide diagonal
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79.5°
Telephoto diagonal
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31.6°

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K (4:54 AM, November 02, 2012)
Would this lens work and be able to function with the Nikon D3100? Is the auto focus the only feature that would be disabled?