Tamron 45mm F1.8 VC USD Nikon fit lens

TamronSKU: 4960371005928

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Tamron 45mm F1.8 VC USD Nikon fit lens

    • Ultrasonic Silent Drive (USD)
    • Circular Aperture
    • Moulded Glass Aspherical Elements
    • Optimal Relative Illumination
    • LD Glass
    • Fluorine Coating
    • eBAND and BBAR Coating
    • Moisture-Resistant Construction

    The integration of VC (Vibration Compensation) into a fast standard prime lens for full-frame DSLR cameras now optimizes the potential of the 45mm lens to a degree of resolving power never seen before - to capture crisp and tack sharp images at any setting from F/1.8 full open aperture.

    Technologically advanced camera systems with a high pixel density drive the SP series lenses to perform at their best. Superior optical performance is a standard and is enhanced by improvements in functionality, handling, and external design. The SP 45mm F/1.8 DI VC USD is a 45mm lens capable of remarkable resolving power and sharp images. While the integration of VC into a fast standard prime lens for full frame DSLR cameras is an industry first.

    This lens delivers crisp and tack sharp images at any setting from 1.8 full open and Fluorine coatings provide excellent light transmission and protection while a round 9 blade aperture assures excellent image quality. Quick focusing is provided utilizing Tamrons USD (Ultra Silent Drive) and with a MOD (Minimum Focus Distance) of 11.4 , this lens is quick and capable for all situations.

    Model F013
    Focal Length 45mm
    Maximum Aperture F/1.8
    Angle of View (diagonal) 51°21’ for full-frame format
      34°28’ for APS-C format
    Optical Construction 10 elements in 8 groups
    Minimum Object Distance 0.29m (11.4 in)
    Maximum Magnification Ratio 1:3.4
    Filter Size Φ67mm
    Maximum Diameter Φ80.4mm
    Length 89.2mm (3.5 in) Nikon
    Weight 520g (18.3 oz) Nikon
    Aperture Blades 9 (circular diaphragm)
    Minimum Aperture F/16
    Image Stabilization Performance 3.5 Stops (CIPA Standards Compliant)
    Standard Accessories Flower-shaped lens hood, Lens caps

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    Understanding: Aperture

    Aperture is the opening in a camera lens that controls how much light enters the camera. It's measured in f-stops like f/2.8 or f/8. Lower f-stop numbers mean wider openings, letting in more light and creating a shallow depth of field (blurry background). Higher f-stop numbers mean smaller openings, letting in less light and creating a larger depth of field (more of the scene in focus). Aperture also affects the quality of out-of-focus areas in the image (bokeh).

    Understanding: Lens Types

    Different lenses have different purposes to achieve different styles of images, some popular ones include:
    Prime Lens: Fixed focal length, sharp images, great for portraits and dark settings.
    Zoom Lens: Variable focal length, versatile for different shots and everyday use..
    Wide-Angle Lens: Captures wide scenes like landscapes.
    Telephoto Lens: Magnifies distant subjects, ideal for sports & wildlife.
    Macro Lens: Perfect for close-up photography of small subjects.
    Fisheye Lens: Ultra-wide perspective, creates unique images.

    Understanding: Lens Mounts

    Different camera brands use different lens mounts, which are like connectors that attach lenses to camera bodies. Each mount is specific to a particular brand and camera series. For example, Canon uses the EF and RF mounts, Nikon uses the F mount, Sony uses the E mount for its mirrorless cameras. These mounts dictate which lenses are compatible with which cameras. Some brands offer adapters to use lenses from other systems, but it's essential to ensure compatibility for proper functionality and autofocus performance.

    Understanding: Manual and Autofocus

    Manual focus and autofocus are two ways to adjust the sharpness of a camera lens. With manual focus, you turn a ring on the lens to bring the subject into focus yourself, giving you full control over what appears sharp in the image. Autofocus, on the other hand, relies on the camera's built-in technology to automatically adjust the focus for you, usually by detecting contrast or phase differences in the scene. Autofocus can be convenient, especially for fast-moving subjects or when you need to capture a quick shot, whereas manual focus allows for precise adjustments and creative control over the final image.

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