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Published 18/04/16

Tamron wins TIPA Award for three consecutive years

Tamron lenses awarded with two prestigious TIPA Awards in 2016

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SP 35mm F/1.8 Di VC USD wins ''Best DSLR Prime Lens''
18-200mm F/3.5-6.3 Di II VC wins ''Best entry level DSLR Lens''

Tamron Co., Ltd. President & CEO Shiro Ajisaka, a leading manufacturer of precision optics, has announced that the following lenses SP 35mm F/1.8 Di VC USD and 18-200mm F/3.5-6.3 Di II VC have both been presented awards at the ''TIPA Awards 2016'' hosted by the TIPA Technical Image Press Association.

1.&12288;BEST DSLR PRIME LENS &65306; SP 35mm F/1.8 Di VC USD Model F012
Excerpt from the Award Citation of the TIPA Jury

At approximately 80mm long and between 450 and 480g in weight depending on camera system, the full-frame Tamron SP 35mm f/1.8 is constructed with 10 elements in 9 groups. It utilizes two molded glass aspherical elements with one LD low dispersion and one XLD extra low dispersion element, which greatly reduces chromatic aberration. The lens has excellent resolution from corner to corner, no vignetting even at full aperture, a minimum focusing distance of 0.2 meters and Tamrons VC vibration compensation system except on the Sony mount version. Full time manual focus override is always available, a great aid when doing close-ups.

Tamron website

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2.&12288;BEST ENTRY LEVEL DSLR LENS 18-200mm F/3.5-6.3 Di II VC Model B018
Excerpt from the Award Citation of the TIPA Jury&12288;
When entry-level photographers start to look beyond their kit lens, or purchase a lens with their camera body, they will be excited to own a lens that offers a wide range of focal length options, and the Tamron 18-200mm fits the bill. Constructed with 16 elements in 14 groups, this lens for APS-C format cameras yields a 35mm equivalent of 28-310mm. It is compact an average of 95mm 3.8 inches in its various mounts and is said to be the worlds lightest 400g, 14.1 oz in its class. Vibration reduction helps users
get steady pictures, particularly at the longer focal length ranges.

About the TIPA Awards
The TIPA Awards are world-renowned as the most influential photo and imaging product awards in the industry. The Technical Image Press Association TIPA has a worldwide membership of photo and imaging magazines from 16 countries across five continents. Once a year the editors of TIPAs member magazines meet to vote for the best photo and imaging products in each category.

About Tamron Co., Ltd.
''New Eyes for Industry'' is Tamrons philosophy. This creed is consistent with the companys position as a manufacturer of a wide range of original optical products, from interchangeable lenses for SLR cameras to various optical devices for both the general consumer and OEM. Tamron makes optical products that contribute to a range of different industries and will continue to devote its rich creativity and leading-edge technical prowess to various industrial fields.

Furthermore, Tamron is fully aware of its responsibility to the environment and aspires to help preserve the natural environment in all of its business activities.


1st Published 18 April 2016 10:08 Posted by Ben Jones
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