Tamron AF 18-250mm f/3,5-6,3 Di II BIM


Tamron AF 18-250mm f/3,5-6,3 Di II BIM


This is a zoom lens manufactured by Tamron and the model was launched 2007.
The lens belongs to the category  superzoom lenses. A superzoom lens gives you a wide zoom range, from a wider field of view (wide angle) to a more narrow field of view (telephoto) and is usually appreciated as an all-in-one travel lens.
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Compability, auto focus and focal length
This lens is designed and meant for Nikon cameras with a smaller sensor (often referred to as 'APS-C') which means that the lens does not fit all camera models. By clicking on the link below you can make sure that the lens works with your camera model and you should do an additional check with your local dealer as well, before you buy the lens just to be sure.
The ability to use auto focus is available for all cameras.
The lens has a focal length of 18-250 mm. Since the lens is designed to be used on a camera with smaller sensor ('APS-C') the focal length will be equivalent to 27-375 mm on your Nikon camera.
A positive thing is that this lens has a versitale zoom range, where the difference between 'maximum zoomed out' to 'maximum zoomed in' increases the lens versatility since you as a photographer easily can compose your picture without moving yourself physically.
See compatible cameras and perceived/equivalent focal length
Read more about focal length and your field of view
Read more on the cameras impact on the perceived focal length
 
Lens brightness and image stabilizer
The lens brightness and aperture value is f/3,5-6,3.
This lens is not considered to have a good aperture value and brightness. It is something to consider before you purchase the lens. To compensate for this you might, while photographing in less favorable light conditions, be forced to either use higher ISO settings (which generates more noise in the image), slower shutter speeds (which may give some motion blur) or flash lightning. Read more at the link below what lens brightness means to you as a photographer.
One thing to consider is that the lens has a variable brightness, which means that depending on how much you are zooming the lens will have a different maximum aperture value. At 18 mm the lens brightness is f/3,5 and at 250 mm the brightness is f/6,3. Through the link below you can read more about what this could mean for you as a photographer.
The lens lacks image stabilization, which otherwise os good for avoiding the blur that can occur when using slow shutter speeds. 
Read more about the aperture and lens brightness
Read more about changing brightness at different focal lengths
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Filter and Lens Hood
The lens has a traditional filter thread on the front and its measuring 62 mm which also the filter you will use must have. If you use for example an UV filter can be a cheap insurance against scratches and dust.
Together with the lens there is a lens hood included but we have unfortunately no further information on model etc so feel free to contact us if you know more.
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Different versions of the lens
This lens has replaced an earlier version and this lens is currently the newest version but please compare it with the earlier versions before you buy it.
Tamron AF 18-250mm f/3,5-6,3 XR Di II  (2006)
Tamron AF 18-250mm f/3,5-6,3 Di II BIM (2007) << The lens you are currently viewing
 
Pictures (product and sample images)
In order to see larger product images of the lens, click the link below.
Besides looking at product images it is also of interest to see pictures taken with this specific lens. This can give you a hint of what kind of images this lens can achieve, what the focal length will be like etc.
Images of Tamron AF 18-250mm f/3,5-6,3 Di II BIM
Sample pictures taken with Tamron AF 18-250mm f/3,5-6,3 Di II BIM
 
Things to consider before buying
Below you will find some summarized points and facts that can be considered as the 'pros and cons' of this lens. These are based entirely on the facts and values that are accessible through the lens specification, so we highly recommend that you also read the reported reviews available (see tab 'Reviews'); this in order to get a more complete view of the lens and its capabilites. Reviewer opinions reflect the lens, its use and its optical performance in a more accurate way, but any way - here a few different points to consider before buying this lens.
The price (more info)
A versatile lens for those who own their first DSLR camera
An impressive focal range
Has a built-in auto focus motor
A lens hood is included
Light weight (430 gr)
The lens is the latest among several editions
Works only on cameras with APS-C sensor
No built-in image stabilizer
Poor aperture value with its f/6,3
A variable lens brightness at different focal lengths
The lens is not sealed against moisture and dust

Specification
Product Name:Tamron AF 18-250mm f/3,5-6,3 Di II BIM (See dictionary)
Release date: 2007
Manufacturer:Tamron
Type of lens: Superzoom
Construction: Zoom lens (with the ability to zoom in and out)
Works with cameras from: Nikon (see compatible cameras)
1:1 at Macro:
No Macro lens
Compability:
Designed for APS-C cameras (see compatible cameras)
Auto focus:
Yes
Built-in auto focus (AF) motor:
Yes (more info)
Maximum aperture: f/3,5-6,3
The lens apeture and brightness varies at different focal lengths.
f/3,5 at 18 mm
f/6,3 at 250 mm
(Read more)
Focal Range: 18-250 mm
This is a "Di-IIlens, designed for APS-C sensors, and will have a focal length equivalent to: 27-375 mm
Read more on the cameras impact on the perceived focal length
Lens Construction: 16 elements / 13 groups
Image Stabilizer:
No
Closest Focusing Distance:45 cm
Filter: Filter Thread, 62 mm
Lens Hood:
Included, but no info available
Tripod mount:
No (Read more)
Weather sealing:
No
Dimensions (diameter x length):74 x 84 mm
Vikt:430 g (see the total weight, camera+lens)
 
 
Product Page (Tamron): There are no product links available.
 
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Text from Tamron:"Experience the great power of a 14X zoom range with Tamron’s 18-250mm*— a single lens capable of shooting both wide angle and telephoto scenes. At nearly 14X, Tamron’s lens is the world’s most powerful zoom and delivers all the photographic freedom of this enormous range in a single, compact lens. *Like a 28-400mm lens in 35mm format."
 
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Reviews
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Pictures (product and sample images)
In order to see larger product images of the lens, click the link below.
Besides looking at product images it is also of interest to see pictures taken with this specific lens. This can give you a hint of what kind of images this lens can achieve, what the focal length will be like etc.
Images of Tamron AF 18-250mm f/3,5-6,3 Di II BIM
Sample pictures taken with Tamron AF 18-250mm f/3,5-6,3 Di II BIM

Different versions of this lens
2006 Tamron AF 18-250mm f/3,5-6,3 XR Di II
2007 Tamron AF 18-250mm f/3,5-6,3 Di II BIM

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