Tamron 70-300mm F4.5-6.3 Di III RXD for Nikon Z mount Lens

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Discover the Tamron 70-300mm F/4.5-6.3 Di III RXD Lens for Nikon Z Mount

The Tamron 70-300mm F/4.5-6.3 Di III RXD Lens for Nikon Z mount offers a versatile telephoto zoom range and compact design, making it an ideal choice for full-frame Nikon Z-mount mirrorless cameras. With high image quality, fast autofocus, and compatibility with in-camera features, this lens is suitable for a wide range of shooting styles, including sports, wildlife, portraits, and more.

Key Features

  • Telephoto Zoom Range: The lens provides a useful short- to long-telephoto range, making it suitable for capturing distant details and a variety of subjects.
  • Compact and Lightweight: Measuring just 5.8" in length and weighing only 1.2 pounds, this lens is easy to carry and handle for extended periods.
  • High Image Quality: With 15 elements in 10 groups, including specialized LD (Low Dispersion) elements, the lens delivers exceptional image quality with high resolution and sharpness.
  • Fast Autofocus with RXD Technology: Tamron's RXD stepping motor unit provides high-speed, high-precision, and quiet autofocus operation, taking full advantage of in-camera features such as Sony's Fast Hybrid AF and Eye AF functions.
  • Moisture-Resistant Construction: The lens features a high-strength aluminium-magnesium alloy construction and is moisture-resistant, making it suitable for use in various weather conditions.

Expanded Creative Possibilities

The Tamron 70-300mm F/4.5-6.3 Di III RXD Lens for Nikon Z mount offers photographers the flexibility to capture distant motifs with ease, thanks to its long focal length range. Whether shooting sports, wildlife, or portraits, this lens provides sharp images with beautiful background blur.

Features and Functions

  • High Image Quality and Beautiful Bokeh: The lens's optical design includes specialized LD elements for correcting aberrations and producing attractive bokeh effects.
  • Fast Autofocus with RXD Technology: The lens features an RXD stepping motor for fast and precise autofocus, ideal for capturing fast-moving subjects.
  • Tamron E Series - Lens Family with Uniform Filter Size: All lenses in the Tamron E series share a 67mm filter thread size, allowing for easy compatibility and interchangeability of filters and lens caps.

Additional Product Features

  • IF - Internal Focusing (IF) System: Internal focusing prevents the barrel from extending and rotating during focusing, resulting in easier handling of the lens. This feature also makes the lens suitable for use with polarising or gradation filters.
  • LD - Low Dispersion: LD (Low Dispersion) elements have a particularly low colour dispersion index, reducing chromatic aberrations that can appear as colour fringes on contrast edges and enhancing image sharpness.
  • MR - Moisture Resistant Construction: The lens features a moisture-resistant construction, making it splash-resistant. Special seals are applied to all critical areas, making lenses with this feature ideal for outdoor use in challenging weather conditions.
  • RXD - Rapid eXtra Silent Drive: The RXD (Rapid eXtra Silent Drive) autofocus system is highly responsive, making it ideal for capturing stills and video of subjects in motion. A sensor continuously detects the current focus setting, enabling precise autofocus targeting at lightning speed. The autofocus operates silently, ensuring quiet operation during video recording.

Focal Length 70-300 mm
Light intensity F 4.5-6.3
Minimum Object Distance 0.8m (WIDE), 1.5m (TELE)
Maximum Magnification Ratio 1:9.4 (WIDE), 1:5.1 (TELE)
Filter Size 67 mm
Weight 545 g (Sony Alpha CSC E-Mount), 580 g (Nikon Z-Mount)
Item number A047
Groups-Elements 10-15
Angle of View 34°21' -8°15'
Diaphragm Blades 7
Aperture (min.) F 22-32
Largest diameter 77 mm
Length 148 mm
Color Black

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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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