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Tamron 500mm f/8 SP Tele Macro (55BB) Lens (Requires Adaptall Mount) {30.5}

KEH Model# 251419

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Tamron 500mm f/8 SP Tele Macro (55BB) Lens (Requires Adaptall Mount) {30.5}

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Description

DETAILS

A revised version of the original model 55B introduced in 1979, the Tamron SP 500mm f/8 Tele-Macro mirror lens has a constant thickness meniscus main mirror in order to reduce close focusing spherical aberrations. A genuine tele-macro lens comprised of a collective front component and a dispersive rear component separated by a large air space. Its lens construction consist of seven elements in four groups. 

"Mirror" lenses refer to systems comprised of reflecting mirrors with lenses, a combination that allows telephotos to be lighter and more compact than conventional lenses. The effect on the image is ring blur - great for portrait work. The beauty is heightened even more when lighting is effectively used in shooting, resulting in photographs with overwhelming emotive power. Characteristics that make this lens a true classic. This improved model delivers better performance at close range with increased peripheral light. The use of rear-insertion type filters enable rapid secure filter changes. The barrel's rugged ZEN finish helps it withstand hard outdoor use.


Additional Information

General
Brand Name Tamron
Optics
Focus Type Manual focus (only)
Lens Mount Tamron Adaptall
Lens Type Telephoto / Long
Max Focal Length 500mm
Min Focal Length 500mm

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