Tamron Announces SP AF60mm F/2.0 Di II LD (IF) MACRO 1:1 Lens

Tamron SP AF60mm F/2.0 Di II LD (IF) MACRO 1:1 Lens

Tamron has a new lens, the SP AF60mm F/2.0 Di II LD (IF) MACRO 1:1 (Model G005), a life-size macro lens designed exclusively for digital SLR cameras with APS-C size image sensors.

The new Tamron lens has an equivalent angle of view of 93mm when converted to the 35mm format and boasts a maximum aperture of F/2.0—one stop faster than the F/2.8 maximum aperture found on conventional macro lenses in the same class.

Its 1:1 magnification means this is a fast life-size macro lens that delivers dramatically attractive blurred background effects. Well, that’s the theory. Will its image quality hold out to the promise? We’ll wait until it goes through the pixel-peeping lens analysis of review sites when it finally comes out. When? Tamron didn’t say when.

[Site: Tamron]

Chris Malinao

About Chris Malinao

Chris teaches Lightroom as workflow software to photography students at the FPPF, Federation of Philippine Photographers Foundation. He also teaches smartphone photography.

Bell + Howell Lightbar 60 LED Rechargeable Weather Proof Lighting As Seen On TV picture
Bell + Howell Lightbar 60 LED Rechargeable Weather Proof Lighting As Seen On TV
ROLLEI 35-LED CAMERA 1978-40MM LENS-CASE w/MANUAL; BETA2 FLASH & MANUAL-PERFECT picture
ROLLEI 35-LED CAMERA 1978-40MM LENS-CASE w/MANUAL; BETA2 FLASH & MANUAL-PERFECT
CN-LUX360 Portable 36 LED Video Light Lamp For Canon Nikon Camera DV picture
CN-LUX360 Portable 36 LED Video Light Lamp For Canon Nikon Camera DV
LIGHT BAR by Bell + Howell 60 LED 16.5
LIGHT BAR by Bell + Howell 60 LED 16.5" Rechargeable, White
FOUR LED KEY CHAIN SET IN THE SHAPE OF CAMERAS OF VARIOUS COLORS -FREE SHIPPING  picture
FOUR LED KEY CHAIN SET IN THE SHAPE OF CAMERAS OF VARIOUS COLORS -FREE SHIPPING