The compact and lightweight, Tamron AF28-200mm f/3.8-5.6 XR Aspherical (IF) Macro lens offers an extended telephoto range ideal for sports, photography, wildlife and landscape. The 28-200 is a super zoom lens with internal focusing technology. It has a stunning 19.3" close focusing distance that remains throughout the entire zoom range. It has a superior 1:4 (at 200mm) macro magnification. The 28-300 promises beautiful image quality with soft natural tones and with natural depth of expression. The lens features extra refractive index (XR) glass element reducing the optical length of the lens through refractivity and improving the overall optical power distribution, minimizin all types of aberrations.