Look, Body and Feel
In terms of look, body and design it is a very familiar-looking design that is very reminiscent of the Tamron lenses and having used many of them this just feels at home. It is a well-built lens and a very compact body, but the reason why you know it is a well-built lens isn’t only coz of the finish, also coz it does feel slightly meaty in the hand. It weighs 620 gms and also features the same 67mm filter diameter that we are now familiar with. It is weather resistant as well and will come with coating that will protect it from splashes, oil and so on.
In terms of operation, it is much better than some of the other Tamron lenses that I have used where I have been critical of the extender ring which in some cases have been either very tight or very loose. And you have the usual lock as well on the lens so that it doesn’t extend in cases when you aren’t using it. I like the overall feel of this lens when you turn it around and the sound it makes when it is completely extended. It’s nice and feels formidable.
Overall, in this department it does score high marks coz it does feel really good.
Let’s take a look at some of the noticeable features of this lens. Now some of them are very similar to the other lenses that they have already done for the Canon and Nikon mounts and you can understand the design ethos that they come from.
Worlds first 16.6x zoom
So this effectively is the world’s first 16.6x zoom lens which on a full-frame is equivalent to a 27-450mm zoom. Now this might not sound very exciting to you, but in a practical scenario when you are using the lens then you’ll find that very useful.
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