Tamron - SP 85mm f/1.8 Di VC USD Optical Telephoto Lens for Nikon F - Black

Capture realistic images with this 85mm Tamron short telephoto lens. It attaches to Nikon F-mount DSLR cameras and has an f/1.8 aperture, ensuring the focus is the subject and not the background. Special coatings on this Tamron short telephoto lens prevent ghosting and increase the accuracy of the color and contrast in photos.
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What's Included

  • Tamron SP 85mm f/1.8 Di VC USD Optical Telephoto Lens for Nikon F

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Compatible with a variety of cameras

Compatible with all cameras with the Nikon F mount.

Telephoto lens provides detailed photos from a distance

Magnify distant subjects and isolate a small field of view for vivid close-up shots.

85mm focal length

Beautifully isolates your subject from the background. This versatile focal length blends depth and dimension for stunning portraits, action shots and low-light images.

f/1.8 maximum aperture

For optimal light gathering capacity, resulting in clear, highly-detailed images.

Optical image stabilization

Permits utilizing slower shutter speeds without image blur.

Internal focusing system

For quick focusing without compromising balance.

XLD (Extra Low Dispersion) glass

For quicker focusing times, greater color saturation, contrast and image detail.

Moisture resistant

For safe use in challenging conditions.

31.5" minimum focusing distance

Accommodates 67mm filters

Accessories included

Comes with lens hood, dust cap and lens cap.

Overall customer rating

would recommend to a friend

Expert rating

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Better than the amazing nikon

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    • My Best Buy® Elite MemberElite Member

    My Nikon 85 was my favorite lens, I took a chance and ordered this tamron as I own and love the 45. This lens is sharp and color rendition is amazing and the vc helps as I have arthritis

    I would recommend this to a friend

What experts are saying

Rating: 4.8 out of 5 stars with 4 reviews

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  • PCMagRating, 4.5 out of 5Jim Fisher on June 9, 2016
    Tamron SP 85mm f/1.8 Di VC USD
    The Tamron SP 85mm f/1.8 Di VC USD is an incredibly sharp prime lens in a classic portrait focal length, featuring an image stabilization system that sets it apart from the competition.Full Review
  • CameralabsThomas on April 20, 2016
    Tamron SP 85mm f1.8 review
    The Tamron SP 85mm f1.8 Di VC USD is a stabilized full-frame short telephoto lens available in Canon, Nikon, and Sony A mounts. Announced in February 2016, it complements the series of stabilized f1.8 primes from Tamron. The new lens is alsoFull Review
  • ePHOTOzine (UK)Rating, 5 out of 5John Riley on April 20, 2016
    Tamron SP 85mm f/1.8 Di VC USD Review
    John Riley reviews the new Tamron SP 85mm f/1.8 Di VC USD, a full-frame portrait lens with Vibration Compensation.Full Review
  • LensTip.com (UK)Szymon Starczewski on April 12, 2016
    Tamron SP 85 mm f/1.8 Di VC USD
    At the beginning of September 2015 the Tamron company presented a new line of lenses called SP, with a completely different appearance and type of casings. The lenses were weather-sealed constructions designed in Japan and they boasted imageFull Review

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