Here’s a new lens from Tamron, due out in 2007; I assume early in the year. No pricing yet but most likely $500 – $600. Focal length equivalent on an aps-c size sensor approximately 27mm-375mm.
- Tamron SP AF18-250mm F/3.5-6.3 Di-II LD Aspherical [IF] Macro
- Compatible Mount: Canon, pentax, Samsung, Sony/maxxum and Nikon.
- Maximum Mag ratio:1:3.5
- Weight: 430g (15.2oz)
- Filter size: 62mm
- Diaphragm blades: 7
- Lens construction: 16 elements/13 groups
- Min aperture: F/22
- MFD: 17.7″ .45m
- Zoom lock—finally!