The Tamron 16-300mm VC PZD features an extraordinary 18.8X zoom range with high speed Piezo Drive for whisper quiet autofocusing. Coupled with Tamron’s state of the art Vibration Compensation System, the 16-300mm VC PZD is a lens you can rely on for crisp, detailed wide angle to long telephoto shots, even in low light conditions. State of the art PZD (Piezo Drive) motor for super fast whisper quiet focusing. Three coil electromagnetic VC image stabilisation system provides a 4 stop handling advantage for significantly sharper images. Magnification Ratio 1:2.9 at 300mm giving a minimum focus distance of only 0.39m. Moisture resistant construction helps prevent moisture from penetrating the lens.