Tamron 17-35mm F/2.8-4 Di OSD is "the lightest in its class"

Announced this morning, the new Tamron 17-35mm F/2.8-4 Di OSD is an ultra-wide lens designed to be as light and transportable as possible.

It weighs just 460g and measures just 90mm in length – the Nikon version, that is; the Canon edition is a shade longer at 92mm – but still manages to pack in an optical construction of 15 elements in 10 groups, including four Low Dispersion elements to minimise axial chromatic aberrations. 

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Jon Stapley

Jon spent years at IPC Media writing features, news, reviews and other photography content for publications such as Amateur Photographer and What Digital Camera in both print and digital form. With his additional experience for outlets like Photomonitor, this makes Jon one of our go-to specialists when it comes to all aspects of photography, from cameras and action cameras to lenses and memory cards, flash diffusers and triggers, batteries and memory cards, selfie sticks and gimbals, and much more besides.  

An NCTJ-qualified journalist, he has also contributed to Shortlist, The Skinny, ThreeWeeks Edinburgh, The Guardian, Trusted Reviews, CreativeBLOQ, and probably quite a few others I’ve forgotten.