The Tamron 17-28mm f2.8 Di III RXD Sony Lens for E Mount lens boasts an ultra-wide and super versatile zoom range that makes it the best wide angle lens to pair with the super-popular Tamron 28-75mm. With a lightweight and robust construction, the lens is an excellent choice for landscape photographers and video shooters using gimbals and is a standout wide angle lens at this price. It’s bright f/2.8 aperture is constant through the entire 17-28mm focal range making it also a great lens for low-light shooting or astrophotography.
At the widest end of the lens the minimum focus distance is an impressive 19cm. Take advantage of the ultra-wide field-of-view to get up close and personal with your subject and capture a unique warped perspective. Videographers will also love being able to focus so close, especially when shooting on a gimbal, which brings us the one of the best features of this lens.
Video shooters will praise how light and compact the Tamron 17-28mm is, especially when trying to balance their setup on a gimbal or Steadicam. For such a versatile lens, it’s so good to see that Tamron avoided compromising on quality while at the same time creating one of the most portable ultra-wide autofocus lenses on the market.