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Tamron 18-300mm F/3.5-6.3 Di III-A VC VXD (Model B061)

When you travel, taking pictures is now a natural thing, everyone takes photos when they travel. However, what cameras and lenses they bring to travel is up to them.

I want to use a decent camera and lenses to record the memories that are precious to me. However, it is difficult to imagine what I will see and how I want to take photos before I depart. So, I choose a lot of lenses to carry with me, and I find myself walking with a lot of luggage. Sometimes I regret that.

On this trip, I walked through a lot of towns carrying only FUJIFILM's X-S10 and TAMRON's new all-in-one zoom lens, the 18-300mm F/3.5-6.3 Di III-A VC VXD (Model B061). Since this single lens covers a wide range of focal lengths, from wide-angle to ultra-telephoto, I never felt the need to change lenses. For daily snaps, you can take photos anywhere from the 18mm wide end to the mid-telephoto range around 70mm. If you want to take photos of beautiful scenery in the distance, you can use the ultra-telephoto capabilities of the lens at its maximum 300mm focal length (the full-frame equivalent of 450mm). Also, the equipped VC (Vibration Compensation) is helpful when handheld shooting in ultra-telephoto ranges. Its close-focusing capabilities enable focusing on objects as close as 0.15m (5.9 in) at wide end, which is another attractive feature of the lens. When shooting at night, I realized how well this lens performs. It can accurately render any lighting condition, including dim and bright lights. Further, because of its Moisture-Resistant Construction, it also enables photographers to feel at ease shooting on the beach with sea spray and other conditions.

It is perfectly natural for photographers to look at objects and align them according to the angle of view of the lens they have. This lens has such a wide range of focal lengths, zooming from wide-angle to the ultra-telephoto range, that my eyes watching the object became freed naturally, and I felt comfortable being released from the constraints of lenses. On this trip, I thought that the essence of this lens was that it enabled me to see and shoot objects freely.