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Love of nature and photo technology

15.09.2016 / Alexander Ahrenhold

Alexander Ahrenhold goes photograph hunting with Tamron lenses. In order to get as close as possible to his motifs, he uses modern technology and his vast experience as a real North German nature boy.

Tamron announces two tele converters

01.09.2016

September 1, 2016, Tamron Co., Ltd. (President & CEO: Shiro Ajisaka; Headquarters: Saitama City), a leading manufacturer of optics for diverse applications, announces the launch of two tele converter models exclusively* for select Tamron lenses. These accessories make it easy to expand the versatility of the new SP 150-600mm F/5-6.3 Di VC USD G2 (Model A022) ultra-telephoto zoom lens. TELE CONVERTER 1.4x (Model TC-X14) increases the focal length by a factor of 1.4x, while TELE CONVERTER 2.0x (Model TC-X20) doubles the focal length.

SP 150-600mm F/5-6.3 Di VC USD G2 (Model A022)

01.09.2016

September 1, 2016, Saitama, Japan – Tamron Co., Ltd. (President & CEO: Shiro Ajisaka), a leading manufacturer of optics for diverse applications, announces the launch of the SP 150-600mm F/5-6.3 Di VC USD G2 (Model A022). This second generation “G2” lens builds upon the success of the SP 150-600mm F/5-6.3 Di VC USD (Model A011), which launched in December 2013 and continues to successfully meet photographers’ needs in the ultra-telephotography category. The new G2 version was developed to provide superior optical performance with today’s high resolution DSLRs and to add improvements to several features including speed and accuracy of AF and VC (Vibration Compensation). Also, several new features have been added: FLEX ZOOM LOCK mechanism, Fluorine Coating and optional tele converters. The new lens delivers outstanding performance and a luxurious, upscale appearance, including a metal lens barrel.

Tamron lens wins EISA Award for 11th consecutive year

15.08.2016

August 15, 2016, Saitama, Japan - Tamron Co., Ltd. (President & CEO: Shiro Ajisaka), a leading manufacturer of optics for diverse applications, announces that its SP 85mm F/1.8 Di VC USD (Model F016), world’s first* fast-aperture lens with VC (Vibration Compensation) for full-frame DSLR cameras, has won the EISA Award for European DSLR Lens 2016-2017.

Image concept

28.07.2016

Creating an image concept. This sounds like "professionalism". Like "I know what I'm doing." Like "I have a plan”. Quite "fancy" and - depending who is talking about the photo conception - also elitist.