Tamron 17-35mm f/2.8 Di OSD Lens Announced, Price $599 !

As rumored before, Tamron has officially announced the new 17-35mm f/2.8 Di OSD lens for Canon full frame DSLR cameras. This compact lens, which weighs just 460g (16.2oz), features 15 elements, including low-dispersion and glass-molded aspherical elements. Both ‘BBAR’ and fluorine coatings are employed, with the latter helping to fingerprints and moisture from adhering to this weather-sealed lens. The Optimized Silent Drive motor promises ‘excellent AF speed and drive noise reduction,’ according to Tamron. The US price for this lens is $599, now available for pre-order at B&H Photo Video/Adorama. The release date for Canon EF mount is not yet announced, stay tuned.
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