Tamron - SP 24-70mm f/2.8 Di VC USD Standard Zoom Lens for Nikon - Black

This Tamron AFA007N700 standard zoom lens features VC (Vibration Compensation) image stabilization and a maximum aperture of f/2.8 for stunning handheld shots in dimly lit settings. Moisture-resistant construction enables outdoor use.

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    What's Included


    • Filter thread
    • Flower-shape lens hood
    • Lens cap, rear lens cap
    • Owner's manual
    • SP 24-70mm f/2.8 Di VC USD Standard Zoom Lens for Nikon

    Ratings & Reviews


    Overall Customer Rating:
    100% of customers would recommend this product to a friend (11 out of 11)

    Features


    Compatible with select Nikon DSLR cameras

    Including D60, D90, D300S, D3000, D3100, D3200, D3300, D5000, D5100, D5200, D5300, D7000 and D7100 models.

    USD (Ultrasonic Silent Drive)

    Features low-noise operation for responsive, high-torque autofocus.

    VC (Vibration Compensation) image stabilization

    Ensures clear handheld image capture, even in low-light situations. Full-time manual focus allows you to easily fine-tune shots on the fly.

    Moisture-resistant construction

    Makes the lens ideal for outdoor photography.

    24-70mm focal length

    For standard zoom coverage.

    84° 04' - 34° 21' angle of view (diagonal)

    With full-size SLR cameras allows flexible use. Also features a 60° 20' - 22° 33' angle of view (diagonal) with digital cameras with an APS-C-size sensor.

    1:5 maximum magnification ratio

    Offers detailed image capture.

    f/2.8 maximum aperture

    For optimal light gathering, resulting in images with realistic depth.

    17 elements in 12 groups

    Including 3 LD and 2 XR (Extra Refractive Index) elements for crisp, clear shots.


    Customer rating

    4.7
    100%
    would recommend to a friend

    Expert rating

    4.3

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    • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

      Worth every penny

      Posted
      JessicaM
      • Verified PurchaserVerified Purchase
      • My Best Buy® Elite MemberElite Member

      Having a 50mm and a 35mm already I debated this lens for nearly a year before purchasing it. I will be working as a second shooter for my first wedding in the summer and didn't feel my current lenses would work as well. So far I am very happy with this lens. Especially in low light. It seems much sharper. And I am finally getting the images I see in my mind into the camera. I have also taken some great landscape photos. It is on the heavy side, as other reviewers also said, but definitely sturdy. This was a huge purchase for me but I have no regrets.

      I would recommend this to a friend

    • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

      Almost excellent

      Posted
      JWILL
      • My Best Buy® Elite Plus MemberElite Plus Member

      I purcahse this lens because of the price difference between the Nikon 24-70 f2.8 w/o VR. This lens has great image quality and the the vc is awesome. But, the VC does need time too "warm up" when in use. When shooting, if you don't feel that "jolt" that indicates the vc is working, expect a blurry picture is hand held below 1/60 shutter speed. I usually fire off a pic beforehand to get the vc "warn', then its great afterwards. If the 24-70 is your be all or go to lens. I would get the Nikon w/o VR instead. The Nikon with VR is an overprice awful lens. If you need a lens for low light, then I recommend the Tamron

      I would recommend this to a friend

    • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

      Amazing lens

      Posted
      Joseph
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      I seen a video on YouTube and they shown how much sharper this lens is at 2.8 compared to the Nikon and I was interested. I held off on buying it, thankfully. The main reason was I saved even more money because they marked this lens down even more. I jumped on it and I'm so happy. This lens is extremely sharp and worth every penny.

      I would recommend this to a friend

    • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

      Love this lens! It’s the perfect upgrade I needed!

      Posted
      Shannon
      • Verified PurchaserVerified Purchase
      • My Best Buy® Elite MemberElite Member

      This lens is for either an amateur or the professional. The clarity of this lens is so amazing, hardly any editing is required! It’s my absolute favorite lens so far! I would highly recommend it to any photographer, beginning to professional.

      I would recommend this to a friend

    • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

      Great diverse lens at a great price

      Posted
      Ledzeppelinrules
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      This lens is a great money saving alternative to the nikkor lens of the same specs. Looking forward to taking this on vacation to see how it adapts to diverse conditions.

      I would recommend this to a friend

    • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

      Good Lense for pros

      Posted
      Nikonian
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      I have a small studio and this Lense gives me very sharp photos in my limited space. It is awesome for weddings and group shots.

      I would recommend this to a friend

    • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

      Great Lens

      Posted
      philly
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      I have used the lens shooting low light in a church and for school spring photos. It has delivered great results.

      I would recommend this to a friend

    • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

      Great price - decent lens

      Posted
      HawaiianGladiator
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      • My Best Buy® Elite Plus MemberElite Plus Member

      The pictures comes out better than I expected. I really like this lens. It allows me to shoot hand held even if my hands shakes.

      I would recommend this to a friend

    What experts are saying

    Rating: 4.3 out of 5 stars with 6 reviews

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    • amateurphotographer.co.ukRating, 4 out of 5Amateur Photographer on April 3, 2014
      Tamron SP 24-70mm f/2.8 Di VC USD review
      Image stabilisation is deemed surplus by many in a lens like this, but I find it useful for low-light work as it increases the versatility of this high-quality, general-purpose optic. Build quality is good, although I would like to see a couple ofFull Review
    • Digital Photography ReviewRating, 4.3 out of 5May 20, 2013
      Tamron SP 24-70mm F/2.8 Di VC USD
      The Tamron SP 24-70mm F/2.8 Di VC USD (Model A007) was announced in February 2012, just one day before the Canon EF 24-70mm f/2.8L II USM. Its headline feature is indicated by the 'VC' in its name, which stands for 'Vibration Control'; it's theFull Review
    • The-Digital-Picture.comBryan Carnathan on May 12, 2013
      Tamron 24-70mm f/2.8 Di VC USD Lens Review
      The announcement of the Tamron 24-70mm f/2.8 Di VC USD Lens raised more than a few eyebrows. For many years, photographers (including me) have been requesting a full frame compatible 24-70mm f/2.8 lens with optical image stabilization. ThoseFull Review
    • Eisa (UK)EISA on September 1, 2012
      European Lens 2012-2013
      With the 24-70mm F2.8 Di VC USD Tamron has managed to come up with a seriously attractive lens for anyone using a full frame SLR camera. This is a large-aperture standard zoom featuring image stabilisation, silent autofocus and sharpness thatFull Review
    • LensTip.com (UK)Szymon Starczewski on June 23, 2012
      Tamron SP 24-70 mm f/2.8 Di VC USD
      A full frame 24-70 mm fixed f/2.8 aperture lens is an instrument aimed mainly at professionals which need an all-purpose, fast tool. A tool that will provide an excellent image quality and won't let you down during many hours of intensive workingFull Review
    • photoreview.com.auRating, 4.5 out of 5PhotoReview on May 21, 2012
      Tamron SP 24-70mm f/2.8 Di VC USD (Model A007) Lens
      Buy this lens if : - You require a professional-quality standard zoom lens for use on DLSR cameras with 'full-frame' sensors. - You want superior performance across a wide range of aperture settings with all focal lengths. - You need the sharpnessFull Review


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