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Tamron 20-40mm F/2.8 Di III VXD Lens - 2023 Product Showcase

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If you are an outdoor field photographer, you know the advantage of carrying a lightweight wide angle, zoom lens in your backpack. As a photography instructor, Outdoor Photography Guide’s pro shooter David Johnston gets a lot of questions about how to evaluate lenses. In this sponsored video, the Tamron 20-40mm F2.8 Di III VXD Lens, David analyzes this small lens and shows you why it’s the best wide angle, zoom lens for your buck. It is important to note that this lens is fitted for Sony e-mount mirrorless cameras.

David demonstrates this Tamron 20-40mm F2.8 zoom lens on his mirrorless Sony camera. He likes the 20-40mm format for the versatility. It is compact, easy to use and easy to figure out. The focus ring and zoom ring are super smooth. You never feel like you will slip in and out of depth of field or focus depth. The lens is very forgiving in a range of weather conditions – high heat, low cold, humidity and rain. On a field trip, the Tamron 20-40mm F2.8 lens will not add size to your load. You can shoot wide angle images at 20mm and mid-range shots at 40mm, and all high quality. Whether you shoot at night or in daylight, this lens offers you the wide aperture of 2.8mm to give you really crisp shots or even blurred backgrounds.

If you are shooting landscapes, you would set the lens on 20mm. For macro-type images such as flowers, you would use the 40mm setting. Whether he is shooting landscapes, street scenes, people, or even safari images, David finds the Tamron 20-40mm F2.8 lens amazing for its flexibility.

In this sponsored video, the Tamron 20-40mm F2.8 Di III VXD Lens, Outdoor Photography Guide’s David Johnston takes you through the many reasons he recommends this versatile lens. Whether you shoot landscapes, wildlife, or even small details, the Tamron 20-40mm F2.8 Di III VXD zoom lens works to your advantage. He explains the features, advantages and benefits of this Tamron wide angle zoom lens for field and street photography. He also reminds you that Tamron generally offers lenses at a lower price, but never sacrifices quality.

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