TAMRON 18-300mm F3.5-6.3 (Model B061) for Sony E-mount x snap by Klaus Wohlmann
To roam a city, wandering around without a plan, watching life on the streets, chatting with the locals – that’s freedom for me. As an artist and photographer, these are the moments from which I draw my greatest inspiration. For me the camera and the lens are like a “translator”, the universal language of photography helps me to communicate even if I don’t speak the language.
Like everyone else, I prefer to travel with small luggage. The less I carry, the easier it is to move around and connect with people. I enjoy being out early in the morning, when the city is still quiet and everybody is focused on the day ahead. Around lunch time I look out for bright lights and dark shadows. When the surrounding buildings are illuminated by the sun, you often get wonderful lighting moods on the street level.
I love to take just one lens, that covers all my photographic needs. For me, the ideal city companion is the new 18-300mm F3.5-6.3 because this telephoto zoom lens is astonishingly small and light. It offers such a large focal length range, and the image quality is simply superb. Regardless of whether I use it to photograph a classic portrait, a street scene or an architectural detail, the resolution is very high, even in the corners of the image.
Born in 1963 in Cologne, Germany, has been working as a freelance artist and photographer since 1993. His great passion is traveling and documenting his encounters with people all over the world. His customers include the German society for international cooperation GIZ as well as cultural institutions like the Chocolate Museum Cologne or the Käthe Kollwitz Museum as well as small businesses. Klaus regularly organizes photo trips and workshops to share his knowledge with others.
Lens Featured in this Impression
18-300mm F/3.5-6.3 Di III-A VC VXD b061(Model )
The 18-300mm F/3.5-6.3 Di III-A VC VXD (Model B061) achieves 16.6x zoom and is equipped with the VXD for a quiet and agile AF drive. The optical construction includes several special lens elements, specifically four LD (Low Dispersion) and three hybrid aspherical lens elements. These elements help to produce clear, sharp images from the center to the corners and deliver top-level image quality in its class. It is enabled close-up shooting and is equipped with the VC system. The 18-300mm F/3.5-6.3 makes photography more fun because you can use it in an unlimited number of situations. It’s so versatile, it will inspire you to push your creativity further and further.