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The Tamron 85mm f/1.8 Di VC USD Makes A Splash: Water Portraits by Robin Macmillan
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The Tamron 85mm f/1.8 Di VC USD Makes A Splash: Water Portraits by Robin Macmillan

As a photographer who primarily uses a 50mm lens for my portraits I have always been curious about the 85mm. A Canon user from the start, I didn’t want to make the huge dollar commitment to its 85mm f/1.2 so I happily continued on with the 50mm. I was then […]

Tamron SP 85mm F/1.8 Di VC USD Review
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Tamron SP 85mm F/1.8 Di VC USD Review

An 85mm lens is an indispensable tool for any photographer, particularly for portrait photographers. It is a very flattering focal length and provides a beautiful perspective and the potential of excellent separation of the subject from the background. Canon and Nikon shooters have typically had two choices. One is the […]

Sony FE 70-300mm f/4.5-5.6 G OSS Full-Frame Lens
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Sony FE 70-300mm f/4.5-5.6 G OSS Full-Frame Lens

Announced on March 29, 2016 in San Francisco, this lens was designed for the mirrorless Alpha series cameras and is currently the longest full-frame E-mount zoom. It’s definitely a high-grade product as the G designation suggests. The designers specified a full four aspherical glass elements, two ED (Extra-low Dispersion) glass […]

Tamron wins TIPA Award for three consecutive years
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Tamron wins TIPA Award for three consecutive years

Tamron lenses awarded with two prestigious TIPA Awards in 2016 SP 35mm F/1.8 Di VC USD (Model F012) wins “BEST DSLR PRIME LENS” 18-200mm F/3.5-6.3 Di II VC (Model B018) wins “BEST ENTRY LEVEL DSLR LENS” April 18, 2016, Saitama, Japan – Tamron Co., Ltd. (President & CEO: Shiro Ajisaka), a leading […]

Tamron SP 90mm F/2.8 Di Macro 1:1 VC USD Review
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Tamron SP 90mm F/2.8 Di Macro 1:1 VC USD Review

It was only 28 months ago that I was reviewing the predecessor to this lens, and my final verdict was that it was generally excellent and a strong competitor to lenses like the Canon 100mm f/2.8L IS while undercutting it significantly in price. So why, you might ask, is Tamron […]

Tamron announces the launch of the 18-200mm F/3.5-6.3 Di II (Model B018) for Sony mount
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Tamron announces the launch of the 18-200mm F/3.5-6.3 Di II (Model B018) for Sony mount

New Tamron 18-200mm zoom is compact and lightweight and features improved AF Saitama City, Japan – Tamron Co., Ltd. (President & CEO: Morio Ono), a leading manufacturer of precision optics, announces the introduction of a new high-performance lens that zooms from 18 to 200mm for APS-C DSLR cameras Product Name Date […]

Tamron announces the launch of the SP 15-30mm F/2.8 Di USD(Model A012S) for Sony Mount
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Tamron announces the launch of the SP 15-30mm F/2.8 Di USD(Model A012S) for Sony Mount

Tamron’s state-of-the-art lens design features an XGM (eXpanded Glass Molded Aspherical)*1 lens element and eBAND Coating*2 for outstanding detail and performance from the center to the edges of the frame over the entire zoom range. Saitama, Japan – Tamron Co., Ltd. (President & CEO: Morio Ono), a leading manufacturer of […]

Shooting with the new Tamron SP 35mm F/1.8 VC
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Shooting with the new Tamron SP 35mm F/1.8 VC

Recently, I had the opportunity to test the Tamron SP 35mm F/1.8 Di VC USD lens, which would be considered a standard wide angle lens on a full-frame sensor camera like my Nikon D750. In preparation, I scrolled through my library of pictures and noticed that I rarely shoot at […]

Tamron SP 35 and SP 45 F/1.8 Di VC USD Preview
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Tamron SP 35 and SP 45 F/1.8 Di VC USD Preview

Tamron recently announced two new prime lenses – SP 35mm F/1.8 Di VC USD and SP 45mm F/1.8 Di VC USD. The SP line of Tamron lenses are known as professional grade lenses and these two are no exception. For those wondering, a prime lens means it only has one […]

Tamron 18-200mm f/3.5-6.3 Di II VC Review
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Tamron 18-200mm f/3.5-6.3 Di II VC Review

Tamron is a company on the move. Some of their recent releases like the 15-30mm f/2.8 VC have instantly been hailed as class-leading, professional-grade lenses and the expectations for the new stabilized primes (35mm and 45mm) are equally high.  Yet Tamron hasn’t forgotten the fact that there is also a […]