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New Tamron PZ lenses at CP+: 16-300mm f3.5-6.3 and 28-300mm f3.5-5.6 [updated], February 5, 2014
Tamron will show/announce two new superzoom lenses at/by the Japanese 2014 CP+ trade show, the 16-300mm f3.5-6.3 Di II (APS-C) and 28-300mm f3.5-5.6 Di (full frame). Both will be PZD (piezo drive) and VC (stabilized). Early details at Focus Numerique... Continue

Tablet Photography Strikes Back: Sony makes Tablet attachments for QX sensor-lens smartphone modules, January 29, 2014
For a variety of reasons, tablet photography spawned a series of jokes, jests, japes, and jeers across the internets (present company included). But a camera is a camera and a picture is a picture, and Sony is now giving tablet... Continue

Tamron 150-600mm f5-6.3 SLR lens coming Jan-27-2014 to USA, December 13, 2013
Tamron announced via press release that their new 150-600mm f5-6.3 Di VC USD (model A011) lens will be released on January 27 (2014) in the USA. A USA price has not been revealed yet. The lens is now appearing at... Continue

Tamron working on 150-600mm f5-6.3 SLR lens, November 7, 2013
Tamron has officially announced they are working on a new 150-600mm f5-6.3 SLR lens. This is a development announcement at the moment, product details will come in future announcements. Details and specs so far at dpreview and ephotozine and P.... Continue

Tamron USA now offering three business day turnaround on Lens Repairs, August 14, 2013
This is perhaps one way manufacturers can improve and compete regardless of the megapixel wars and market saturation. Improve problem solving and repairs. Tamron USA announced today via press release that they are now going to offer a three business... Continue

Dxomark Review Party: Ricoh GR Lens, Canon SL1, Tamron 70-200/2.8 Di VC (and lenses for D-Rebel T5i/700D), June 16, 2013
Dxomark had a very productive week in the week that just ended! They reviewed the Ricoh GR lens (obviously as glued-in on the GR camera) and compared it to the Nikon A lens. And after it was all said and... Continue

Impact review: Stabilized Tamron 24-70mm f2.8 at dpreview, May 20, 2013
Stabilized lenses are increasing by the day. Tamron is pushing the stabilized envelope with their 24-70mm f2.8 stabilized lens, giving it optical image stabilization, code word "VC" for vibration correction. Neither the Nikon nor the Canon competing lenses offer this,... Continue

Interview with Tamron Japan at PentaxForums (short video), February 5, 2013
Tamron is getting some interview love at Pentax Forums where they interview a Tamron Japan representative talking about lens plans and even answering a question about the possibility of an Adaptall revival. So if you want an Adaptall digital revival,... Continue

Canon 5DMk3 vs Nikon D800E encouraged by three 24-70mm f2.8 lenses, February 2, 2013
Roger Cicala of Lens Rentals is trying to decide on which camera system to purchase for personal use, so he started a new series of blog-posts on this topic. Episode #1 is a Canon 5DMk3 vs Nikon D800E comparison facilitated... Continue

New Tamron M43rds superzoom lens: 14-150mm f3.5-5.8 VC Di-III, January 29, 2013
Micro Four Thirds is on a roll attracting and convincing manufacturers to produce Micro Four Thirds gear. At the CP Plus trade show, Tamron paid its dues to the Press Release Overlords with the announcement of a superzoom lens for... Continue

Lens Geekery: Teardown of Canon, Nikon and Tamron 24-70mm f2.8 lenses, January 16, 2013
Extreme Lens Geekery now! Lens Rentals decided to do a triple-header teardown of the three 24-70mm f2.8 lenses from Canon, Nikon and Tamron. Lots of pictures and lens body parts! Do not try this at home unless you know what... Continue

New SLR Lenses get priced: Sigma 35/1.4, Tamron 90/2.8 VC, 70-200/2.8 VC, November 9, 2012
A trio of third-party manufacturer SLR lenses have been priced earlier in the week: a Sigma prime, a stabilized Tamron tele-prime, and a stabilized f2.8 workhorse zoom also from Tamron. Lens manufacturers reveal new lens details in multiple stages for... Continue

Lenses Trade Show Floor round-up: Zeiss, Samyang, Voigtlander, Schneider, Tamron, Sigma, September 19, 2012
And now we have a catch-all round-up, we feature the various lens manufacturers, some of which generated a lot of excitement (see new lens announcements)... Earlier on we posted the Sony and Leica round-up and the Olympus round-up and the... Continue

New Tamron 70-200/2.8 Di VC and 90/2.8 Di VC stabilized SLR lenses, September 13, 2012
Tamron has announced two popular 35mm full frame focal length SLR lenses in _Stabilized_ form: the new 70-200mm f2.8 Di VC (VC = Vibration Correction = Image Stabilization) and the 90mm f2.8 Di VC macro 1:1 SLR lenses. They will... Continue

Newsbytes: xQD 2.0, Tamron fakes, Kipon EF to M43/NEX bodies, RX100 grip, etc, July 28, 2012
This was supposed to come out yesterday but it fell off the wagon! We reloaded the wagon and it is ready to go! Newsbytes rounds up a variety of news and newsy items when they pile up in our RSS... Continue

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