Tamron’s 150-to-500mm f5-to-f6.7 Ultra Telephoto Zoom Lens provides exceptional handheld photo quality for birders.
Birders who photograph birds understand the benefits of using a compact ultra-telephoto zoom lens with image stabilization and a weather resistant housing. And so does the Technical Image Press Association (TIPA), who recently the announced that the “Best Full Frame Ultra Telephoto Zoom Lens Award” to the Tamron 150-to-500mm f5-to-f6.7 (Model A057). The prestigious TIPA Awards are the most influential photography and imaging product awards in the industry, and Tamron photo lenses have been honored with TIPA Awards for 9 consecutive years.
Along with special lens elements and coatings that reduce flare and ghosting in high-contrast settings, this Sony E-mount lens incorporates a VXD linear focus motor that delivers very responsive performance along with tracking and focusing benefits with Sony Hybrid AF (Auto Focus) and Eye AF featured cameras. This exceptionally versatile Tamron lens measures 11 inches at the 500mm focal length and weighs 61 ounces (less than 4 pounds), which TIPA members agree make it a comfortable field lens for handheld photography. A VC mode selection switch allows users the choice of 3 modes for panning or “framing priority.”
To learn more about the Tamron 150-to-500mm (Model A057) compact ultra-telephoto zoom lens with image stabilization and a host of other impressive features important for bird photographers, along with other Tamron photo lenses, see Tamron 150-500mm F5-6.7 Di III VC VXD for Sony E-mount | Ultra-telephoto Zoom Lens (tamron-usa.com)
The prestigious TIPA Awards are the most influential photography and imaging product awards in the industry. The Technical Image Press Association (TIPA) has a worldwide membership of photo and imaging magazines from 14 countries across 5 continents. Each year the editors of TIPA’s member magazines vote for the best photo and imaging products in each category.