Exciting from the Blog

Tamron lenses awarded with two prestigious TIPA Awards in 2016


April 18, 2016, Saitama, Japan – Tamron Co., Ltd. (President & CEO: Shiro Ajisaka), a leading manufacturer of precision optics, has announced that its SP 35mm F/1.8 Di VC USD (Model F012) and 18-200mm F/3.5-6.3 Di II VC (Model B018) have both been presented awards with the “TIPA Awards 2016” hosted by the TIPA (Technical Image Press Association).

Theme shooting in the snow with the Tamron 45mm f/1.8

24.03.2016 / Vera Wohlleben

After the Tamron 45mm f / 1.8 had recently proven itself very well on the Christmas market, I really also wanted to use it for theme shooting. The idea had haunted me for some time. The theme was "Little Red Riding Hood" and a matching outfit was found quickly after a short search found. The most important component was of course the red cape, combined with a white dress and a basket with bread, wine and apples.

About attention to detail and rumbling trams

08.03.2016 / Caroline Lohrmann

Prague isn’t called the Golden City for nothing. The metropolis on the Vltava offers many colours and countless photo opportunities, even on grey days. Caroline Lohrmann from the travel blog “Shavethewhales“ was out and about with the Tamron 16-300mm travel zoom in the Czech capita. Here she talks about her highlights and reveals which motifs are really worthwhile.



Tamron announces the launch of an accessory that enables firmware updates and customized setups for selected lenses

The world’s first*1 85mm F/1.8 lens with VC for full-frame DSLR cameras


February 22, 2016, Saitama, Japan – Tamron Co., Ltd. (President & CEO: Morio Ono), a leading manufacturer of optics for diverse applications, announces the launch of the SP 85mm F/1.8 Di VC USD (Model F016), the world’s first*1 fast-aperture lens with VC (Vibration Compensation). Tamron’s acclaimed VC makes it possible to take handheld photographs in dim light or at night. The 85mm SP lens uses LD (Low Dispersion) and XLD (Extra Low Dispersion) glass elements in the optical design to minimize color fringing and to achieve sharp and clear image quality with high-fidelity color.