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Nikon Nikkor Z 24-70mm f/4 S

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Tamron SP 24-70 f/2.8 Di VC USD G2

Nikon Nikkor Z 24-70mm f/4 S
Tamron SP 24-70 f/2.8 Di VC USD G2
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Nikon Nikkor Z 24-70mm f/4 S vs Tamron SP 24-70 f/2.8 Di VC USD G2

Nikon Nikkor Z 24-70mm f/4 S
Tamron SP 24-70 f/2.8 Di VC USD G2
72
points
Nikon Nikkor Z 24-70mm f/4 S
87
points
Tamron SP 24-70 f/2.8 Di VC USD G2

Why is Nikon Nikkor Z 24-70mm f/4 S better than Tamron SP 24-70 f/2.8 Di VC USD G2?

  • 405g lighter
    500gvs905g
  • 0.1x Better magnification factor
    ?

    0.3xvs0.2x
  • 0.08m shorter minimum focus distance
    ?

    0.3mvs0.38m

Why is Tamron SP 24-70 f/2.8 Di VC USD G2 better than Nikon Nikkor Z 24-70mm f/4 S?

  • 30% wider aperture at minimum focal length
    ?

    f/2.80 vs4f
  • 2 more aperture blades
    ?

    9vs7
  • 1.2f wider aperture at maximum focal length
    ?

    2.8fvs4f
  • Has built-in optical image stabilization
    ?
  • Lens hood is reversible
    ?
  • Front element doesn't rotate
    ?
  • 0.1° wider maximum angle of view
    ?

    84.1°vs84°
  • Is a telephoto lens
    ?

Price comparison

Tamron SP 24-70 f/2.8 Di VC USD G2

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General info

1.has or is a prime lens
?

A prime lens has a fixed focal length. In general, these are sharper, with a wider aperture.

For example

Hasselblad XCD 45mm f/4 P

Nikon Nikkor Z 24-70mm f/4 S
Tamron SP 24-70 f/2.8 Di VC USD G2
2.Has a metal mount
?

A metal mount is generally superior to a plastic mount as it is more durable.

Nikon Nikkor Z 24-70mm f/4 S
Tamron SP 24-70 f/2.8 Di VC USD G2
3.minimum focal length
?

A shorter minimum focal length allows you to get more of the scene in the photo, and offers a wider angle of view than longer focal lengths.

Best

Canon EF 35mm F/2 IS USM

0.24mm

24mm

24mm

4.Lens hood is reversible
?

The lens hood can screw onto the lens in reverse so that you can keep it on your camera at all times, ready to use.

Nikon Nikkor Z 24-70mm f/4 S
Tamron SP 24-70 f/2.8 Di VC USD G2
5.weight
?

Best

Canon EF 400mm F/4 DO IS II USM

2.1g

500g

905g

6.Front element doesn't rotate
?

The front element doesn’t rotate. This is important if you use filters, as some such as polarising or gradient filters have to be orientated a certain way.

Nikon Nikkor Z 24-70mm f/4 S
Tamron SP 24-70 f/2.8 Di VC USD G2

Optics

1.has built-in optical image stabilization
?

Optical image stabilization uses gyroscopic sensors to detect the vibrations of the camera. The lens adjusts the optical path accordingly, ensuring that any type of motion blur is corrected before the sensor captures the image. Show more

Nikon Nikkor Z 24-70mm f/4 S
Tamron SP 24-70 f/2.8 Di VC USD G2
2.optical zoom
?

The zoom range is the ratio between the longest and shortest focal lengths. A higher zoom range means that the lens is more versatile.

Best

Tamron 18-400mm f/3.5-6.3 Di II VC HLD

22.2x

2.9x

2.9x

3.magnification
?

A true macro lens has a magnification of 1:1. This means that the image produced is a life-size representation of the subject being photographed.

Best

Leica Vario-Elmarit-SL 24-90mm F2.8-4 ASPH

14x

0.3x

0.2x

4.maximum angle of view
?

At the shorter end of the lens you get the widest angle of view. This allows you to fit more of the scene into the photograph (based on APS-C format).

Best

Leica APO-Summicron-SL 75mm f/2 ASPH

318°

84°

84.1°

5.minimum angle of view
?

At the longest end of the lens you get the narrowest angle of view. This allows you to fit a small portion of the scene into the photograph, such as when you are zooming in on a subject (based on APS-C format).

Best

Tamron SP 150-600mm F/5-6.3 Di VC USD

34.3°

22.4°

Aperture

1.wide aperture (main camera)
?

With a wider aperture the sensor can capture more light, helping to avoid blur by enabling a faster shutter speed. It also provides a shallow depth of field, allowing you to blur the background to focus attention on the subject. Show more

Best

Nikon Nikkor Z 58mm f/0.95 S Noct

f/0.95

f/4.00

f/2.80

2.aperture blades
?

The aperture controls how much light gets through to the camera’s sensor. More blades is often an indicator of a better quality lens. It also allows you to achieve much nicer looking bokeh when blurring out your background, whereas a lens with less blades will often produce harsher, more polygonal bokeh.

Best

Leica Thambar-M 90mm f/2.2

20

7

9

3.widest aperture at maximum focal length
?

With a wider aperture the sensor can capture more light, helping to avoid blur by enabling a faster shutter speed. It also provides a shallow depth of field, allowing you to blur the background to focus attention on the subject.

Best

Nikon Nikkor Z 58mm f/0.95 S Noct

0.95f

4f

2.8f

4.smallest aperture at maximum focal length
?

A smaller aperture reduces the amount of light reaching the sensor. This is important in bright conditions where a wider aperture could result in your image being overexposed. Another advantage is that with a smaller aperture you get a greater depth of field, and can keep all of the image in focus.

Best

Tamron 100-400mm f/4.5-6.3 Di VC USD

45f

22f

22f

5.smallest aperture at minimum focal length
?

A smaller aperture reduces the amount of light reaching the sensor. This is important in bright conditions where a wider aperture could result in your image being overexposed. Another advantage is that with a smaller aperture you get a greater depth of field, and can keep all of the image in focus.

Best

Canon TS-E 135mm f/4L Macro

45f

22f

22f

6.Has rounded aperture blades
?

Similar to the number of aperture blades, rounded blades affect the way the light gets through to the sensor. Rounded blades, often only found on more expensive lenses, improve the appearance of the out-of-focus areas. This allows you to attain better, softer looking bokeh in your photos.

Nikon Nikkor Z 24-70mm f/4 S
Tamron SP 24-70 f/2.8 Di VC USD G2

Focus

1.Has full-time manual focus
?

With full-time manual focus, you can move the focus ring whilst it is in AF (autofocus) mode. This means that you can make manual adjustments once the AF has finished, without changing to manual mode.

Nikon Nikkor Z 24-70mm f/4 S
Tamron SP 24-70 f/2.8 Di VC USD G2
2.has a silent focus motor built into the lens
?

Lenses with built-in focus motor focus faster and more quietly than lenses without a focus motor which rely on the camera's body focus motor.

Nikon Nikkor Z 24-70mm f/4 S
Tamron SP 24-70 f/2.8 Di VC USD G2
3.Has focus motor
?

Lenses with a built-in focus motor can autofocus even if the camera does not have its own focus motor.

Nikon Nikkor Z 24-70mm f/4 S
Tamron SP 24-70 f/2.8 Di VC USD G2
4.Can focus to infinity
?

Many lenses allow you to focus to infinity. This is essential when you wish to take photos including far off objects, such as when shooting landscapes, in order to make sure everything is sharp and in focus.

Nikon Nikkor Z 24-70mm f/4 S
Tamron SP 24-70 f/2.8 Di VC USD G2
5.minimum focus distance
?

This is the closest distance that the lens can focus. A shorter minimum focus distance allows you to get closer to your subject, and is particularly important when doing macro photography.

Best

Lensbaby Circular Fisheye

0.01m

0.3m

0.38m

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