Tamron 35-150mm f/2.8-4 Di VC OSD Lens Announced, Price $799 !

Tamron right now has formally introduced the brand new 35-150mm f/2.8-4 Di VC OSD lens. The US value for this lens is $799, now obtainable for pre-order at B&H Photo Video/Adorama. The launch date for Nikon F mount is on May 23rd, 2019.

Press launch:

April 25, 2019, Saitama, Japan–Tamron Co., Ltd. (President & CEO: Shiro Ajisaka), a number one producer of optics for various functions, publicizes the launch of a brand new zoom lens, the 35-150mm F/2.8-4 Di VC OSD (Model A043), for full-frame DSLR cameras. Photographers in all places, particularly those that get pleasure from photographing folks, can add wider vary to their artistic expression with the brand new Model A043 that extends from 35mm to 150mm and presents a quick F/2.8 aperture on the wide-angle finish whereas sustaining a brilliant F/4 on the telephoto finish.

The zoom vary incorporates the 85mm focal size (typically thought to be optimum for portrait taking pictures) and covers every thing from full-body pictures that embrace the encompassing space to sharp head-and-shoulders pictures that stand out from a pure defocused “bokeh” background for which Tamron is famend. The compact Model A043 is designed for quick dealing with and straightforward transport, measuring solely 124.3mm (4.9 in) lengthy and completely balanced. On the technical aspect, three optimally positioned LD (Low Dispersion) glass parts and three hybrid aspherical lenses quash numerous optical aberrations. Autofocus is exceptionally quiet with improved precision and pace due to the OSD (Optimized Silent Drive) DC motor. Furthermore, the Model A043 incorporates the Dual MPU (Micro-Processing Unit) system, which strikes the proper steadiness between AF efficiency and efficient vibration compensation. For close-focusing, the MOD (Minimum Object Distance) is 0.45m (17.7 in) throughout all the zoom vary. Providing better flexibility when used open air, a Fluorine Coating and Moisture-Resistant Construction ship additional measures of safety. All in all, the brand new 35-150mm portrait zoom is probably the most helpful and most artistic lens a portrait photographer can personal.

Product Information

  1. 1. Superb optical efficiency meets necessities of excessive decision 50+ megapixel DSLRs

    Chromatic aberration and different imperfections that may diminish and degrade resolving energy are completely managed by an optical design that mixes three high-performance LD (Low Dispersion) glass parts with three hybrid aspherical lens parts aligned in good steadiness. The end result offers the excessive ranges of sharpness and distinction that right now’s high-resolution digital cameras require. Tamron’s unique system is optimized for distinctive efficiency across the mid-zoom 85mm vary as a result of that focal size has lengthy been thought to be the popular alternative for portrait taking pictures. True to its designation as a “portrait zoom,” the Model A043 leverages Tamron’s optical applied sciences throughout all the zoom vary from wide-angle to telephoto to guarantee the best expertise at any setting. Making full use of the managed depth-of-field properties solely fast-aperture lenses can present, Tamron employed proprietary simulation applied sciences to maximise the delicate and pure “bokeh” defocused blur it has cultivated over a few years. As a end result, in-focus areas are rendered sharp and crisp all the way down to the superb particulars which helps the topic stand out in opposition to a gently and superbly blurred background. This approach is very prized by portrait photographers and is potent for just about each different sort of pictures.

  2. 2. Outstanding efficiency even in strongly backlit conditions

    Tamron’s legendary BBAR (Broad-Brand Anti-Reflection) Coating works in concord with an optical design that suppresses inner lens reflections to considerably scale back all traces of ghosting and flare. Because portraits are sometimes shot beneath backlight circumstances for impression, Tamron makes use of these superior applied sciences to protect excessive picture high quality even when sturdy sources of sunshine—together with the solar—are in body.

  3. 3. High-speed Dual MPU (Micro-Processing Unit) management system delivers quick and extremely responsive autofocus efficiency plus excellent vibration compensation

    Silent autofocus pushed by OSD (Optimized Silent Drive) DC motor

    The OSD DC motor debuted within the 17-35mm F/2.8-4 Di OSD (Model A037) with favorable response. OSD expertise reduces drive noise considerably (in comparison with earlier DC motor-equipped lenses) whereas boosting autofocusing precision and pace by a large margin. This eliminates noisy distractions throughout portrait taking pictures. Furthermore, the superior AF precision additionally offers extra correct monitoring when locked on transferring topics.

    Outstanding VC (Vibration Compensation)

    Tamron’s authentic VC system is enhanced within the A043 with an unbiased MPU devoted to picture stabilization with out detracting from AF processing capabilities. Consequently, the VC (Vibration Compensation) achieves 5 stops*, in line with CIPA Standards. This is very helpful when taking pictures on the telephoto finish the place digicam motion is magnified. It’s additionally very useful when taking pictures at gradual shutter speeds in dim lighting circumstances.
    * CIPA Standard Compliant. For Canon: EOS-5D MKIII is used. For Nikon: D810 is used.

  4. 4. MOD (Minimum Object Distance) of 0.45m (17.7 in) throughout all the zoom vary

    Close focusing, the A043 delivers an MOD of 0.45m in any respect focal lengths thereby increasing versatility and artistic freedom. This permits portrait photographers to get in near seize expressions and smaller particulars and permits them to regulate camera-to-subject distance with better management. Even when taking pictures indoors the place motion is restricted, customers could make use of this function to seek out the proper taking pictures place and angle.

  5. 5. Next-generation design is in step with model identification and is ergonomically very good

    Tamron has utilized magnificent craftsmanship to a lovely, intuitive design to provide a zoom with superior feel and appear. From the outer contours of the lens, to the deftly labored Luminous Gold model ring, the standard of this lens is second to none. Even particulars like the form of the change field and the precision and stability of the metallic mount reveal a dedication to performance in addition to design.

  6. 6. Moisture-Resistant Construction

    Seals are situated on the lens mount space and different vital areas to forestall infiltration of moisture and/or rain to supply Moisture-Resistant Construction. This function affords a further layer of safety when taking pictures open air beneath adversarial climate circumstances.

  7. 7. Fluorine Coating

    The floor of the entrance factor is coated with a protecting fluorine compound that has wonderful water- and oil-repellant qualities. The entrance floor is simpler to wipe clear and is much less susceptible to the damaging results of filth, mud, moisture or oily fingerprints, permitting for a lot simpler upkeep.

  8. 8. Compatible with TAMRON TAP-in ConsoleTM, an non-compulsory accent

    The new Model A043 is appropriate with the TAMRON TAP-in Console, an non-compulsory accent product that gives a USB connection to a private pc for straightforward updating of the lens’s firmware in addition to customization of options together with superb changes to the main focus place of AF and VC management.

  9. 9. Covers a broad vary of various situations when mixed as a set with the 17-35mm F/2.8-4 Di OSD (Model A037) ultra-wide angle zoom

    For the discerning journey photographer who desires to pack mild whereas sustaining wonderful picture high quality, the brand new 35-150mm zoom pairs completely with Tamron’s 17-35mm F/2.8-4 Di OSD (Model A037) wide-angle zoom. The two lenses collectively cowl 17mm to 150mm affording artistic and versatile seize of panorama, road scenes, architectural particulars, meals, road portraits and extra, at a weight of simply 1,250g (44.1 oz)* with quick F/2.8 on the extensive ends and F/4 on the tele finish of every.
    * Weight applies to the mannequin with the Nikon mount.


Focal Length35‐150mm
Maximum ApertureF/2.8-4
Angle of View (diagonal)63°26′ – 16°25′ (for full-frame DSLR cameras)
Optical Construction19 parts in 14 teams
Minimum Object Distance0.45m (17.7 in) Full zoom vary
Maximum Magnification Ratio1:3.7 (f=150mm)
Filter SizeΦ77mm
Maximum DiameterΦ84mm
Length*for Canon 126.8mm (5 in)
for Nikon 124.3mm (4.9 in)
Weightfor Canon 796g (28.1 oz)
for Nikon 790g (27.9 oz)
Aperture Blades9 (round diaphragm)**
Minimum ApertureF/16-22
Image Stabilization Performance5 stops (CIPA Standards Compliant)
For Canon: EOS-5D MKIII is used / For Nikon: D810 is used
Standard AccessoriesFlower-shaped hood, Lens caps
Compatible MountsCanon EF mount, Nikon F mount