As a leading camera lens manufacturer Tamron is always looking to provide new photographers with the high-quality equipment they need for a reasonable price. And the B018 from Tamron is an ideal choice for anyone who is interested in upgrading from the basic starter lens sold with their camera. This powerhouse covers a wide variety of focal lengths from 18 to 200mm providing photographers with the ability to take amazing shots in a wide variety of situations. Whether you're shooting a birthday party taking photos on a hike touring your favorite city or taking a portrait of a friend or family member the B018 18-200mm VC is a fantastic choice. With features like high-performance autofocus (AF) drive module that provides faster quieter and more precise shots vibration compensation (VC) that helps eliminate camera shake and stabilizes images and moisture-resistant design for outdoor shooting in all conditions the B018 can do it all in a single lightweight compact zoom lens. In fact the B018 weighs in at a feather-light 14.1 oz thanks to a design that incorporates high-durability engineering resin and other composite components. It's the world's lightest zoom lens in the 18-200mm class. Best of all the B018 is available in mounts that are compatible with APS-C DSLRs from Nikon and Canon so you can choose the lens mount that's right for your gear. Looking to buy new Tamron lenses such as the B018? Find a dealer near you and see why the B018 by Tamron is such a good choice for new and experienced photographers alike. This innovative lens is lightweight high quality and ideal as a beginner's first interchangeable lens or a casual user's only lens.