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Tamron G2 15-30mm f2.8 VC USD Lens for Nikon


  • Super high-quality high-speed ultra-wide-angle zoom lens

  • Newly developed AX Coating

  • High-speed, high-precision AF

  • VC promises sharp images for all varieties of shooting

  • Rear filter holder

  • Vastly improved highly durable Fluorine Coating

  • The new design provides greater operability and design consistency

  • Compatible with TAMRON TAP-in Console

  • Moisture-Resistant Construction

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Flagship ultra-wide-angle zoom is reborn Tamron SP 15-30mm F/2.8 Di VC USD G2

Creating stunning landscapes and cityscapes with high quality full-frame DSLR cameras requires the best in optical performance to maximise resolution. The new high-speed ultrawide-angle zoom lens, the SP 15-30mm F/2.8 Di VC USD G2 (Model A041) continues Tamron’s well-established reputation for ultra-high-quality wide-angle zoom lenses but with many new features in this G2 (Generation 2) model. The optical performance in this high-speed 15-30mm F/2.8 ultra-wide-angle zoom lens is simply outstanding and by incorporating an XGM (eXpanded Glass Molded Aspherical) lens element, as well as multiple LD (Low Dispersion) lens elements, the distortion and lateral chromatic aberrations so common in wide-angle shooting have been greatly minimised. Furthermore, a newly developed AX (Anti-reflection eXpand) Coating has been applied to reduce ghosting and flare more thoroughly than ever before. The front element now uses an advanced version of Tamron’s Fluorine coating to offer better protection that its predecessor from dirt, dust and moisture. Coupled with Tamron’s Moisture Resistant Construction this gives both professional photographers and enthusiasts great peace of mind especially when shooting outdoors in less than perfect conditions. In addition, the built-in Dual MPU (Micro-Processing Unit) enables vastly improved AF speed and precision, together with a separate processor, enabling outstanding VC (Vibration Compensation) image stabilisation scoring an impressive 4.5 stops* according to CIPA standards. * CIPA Standard Compliant. For Canon: EOS-5D MKIII is used. For Nikon: D810 is used. This is a next-generation super high-quality, high-speed ultra-wide-angle zoom lens with firstrate optics and a wide range of features that give an impressive shooting experience and will be the third constant F2.8 G2 lens in the Tamron’s lens range, accompanying the 70-200 F2.8 G2 and 24-70 f2.8 G2 lenses

1. Super high-quality high-speed ultra-wide-angle zoom lens The Model A041 is an F/2.8 ultra-wide-angle lens with a focal length starting at 15mm that offers high resolution even in the peripheral area of the image. By incorporating an XGM (eXpanded Glass Molded Aspherical) lens element and multiple LD (Low Dispersion) lens elements to curtail distortion and lateral chromatic aberrations, Tamron has achieved a degree of resolution throughout the range that is just as good as a fixed focal length lens.

2. Newly developed AX Coating The AX (Anti-reflection eXpand) Coating, especially effective for wide-angle lenses that tend to let in harmful light from peripheral areas, was developed to control rays that affect image quality. It is a revolutionary new proprietary coating developed in-house by Tamron using specialized deposition technology. The new coating keeps the reflection factor for peripheral areas at the same high level as that for the center area, not only overcoming standard curvature issues, but even overcoming the problems of conventionally produced convex surface with large curvatures for which uniform deposition has always proved difficult to achieve. Furthermore, the Model A041, along with eBand (Extended Bandwidth & Angular-Dependency) Coating utilizing nanotechnology, and BBAR (Broad-Band Anti-Reflection) Coating, makes effective use of three different types of coatings, thereby enabling unsurpassed curtailment of ghosting and flare and consequently enabling superlative, exceptionally clear image quality edge to edge.

3. High-speed, high-precision AF Superb AF speed and precision is delivered by equipping the lens with a Dual MPU (Micro-Processing Unit) system and employing an enhanced AF control algorithm to improve performance. The AF drive uses proprietary Tamron technology, USD (Ultrasonic Silent Drive), enabling high torque, high response, and silent operation. And because it comes with a Full-time Manual Focus override system, manual focus adjustments can be made on the fly.

4. VC promises sharp images for all varieties of shooting Tamron released the first high-speed F/2.8 ultra-wide-angle zoom lens in the world equipped with a VC (Vibration Compensation) mechanism, the original Model A012. The new 15-30mm G2 Model A041 has been further improved with a newly developed VC mechanism that surpasses former versions and reaches 4.5 stops*, according to CIPA standards. This makes it possible to shoot sharp photos over a wide range of photographic scenes, including indoor and outdoor shots as well as handheld shots at stopped-down aperture settings for landscape photography. * CIPA Standard Compliant. For Canon: EOS-5D MKIII is used. For Nikon: D810 is used.

5. Rear filter holder The Canon (EF-mount) version of the new 15-30mm G2 VC lens comes with a rear filter holder built in as a standard feature that lets you insert gelatin and other sheet filters into the rear side of the lens. This makes photography using filters much easier and simpler.

6. Vastly improved highly durable Fluorine Coating Abrasion resistance capability has been vastly improved on the new 15-30mm G2. The front surface of the lens element is coated with a Fluorine Coating based on a newly developed fluorine compound with high water- and oil-repellent properties. The lens surface is easier to wipe clean and is less vulnerable to the damaging effects of dirt, dust, moisture, and fingerprints, and enabling your important lenses to be continually protected on a long-term basis.

7. The new design provides greater operability and design consistency With the new SP design applied, the 15-30mm G2 shares the same feel of high quality and operability as the other two models in this series, SP 24-70mm F/2.8 Di VC USD G2 (Model A032) and SP 70-200mm F/2.8 Di VC USD G2 (Model A025). Tamron has merged beautiful craftsmanship with intuitive design in this new high-speed ultra-wide-angle zoom lens. Even details like the shape of the switch box, distance-scale window, and the precision and stability of the metallic mount reveal a commitment to functionality, as well as design. The result is a next-generation lens that’s easy to use, yet loaded with cutting-edge technology.

8. Compatible with TAMRON TAP-in ConsoleTM The new 15-30mm G2, model A041 is compatible with the TAMRON TAP-in Console, in order to provide a USB connection to a personal computer to easily update the lens’s firmware as well as to make fine adjustments to the focus position and VC control.

9. Moisture-Resistant Construction Seals are located at the lens mount area and other critical locations to prevent infiltration of moisture and/or rain to provide Moisture-Resistant Construction. This feature affords an additional layer of protection when shooting outdoors under adverse weather conditions. MTF/ Optical Construction

Additional Information

MPN 5479
Condition New