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, the worlds first fast-aperture lens with VC Vibration Compensation for full-frame DSLR cameras, has won the EISA Award for European DSLR Lens 2016-2017.
For 85mm F/1.8 fixed focal lens for full-frame DSLR cameras As of January, 2016. Source Tamron
The Sony mount model does not include VC since Sony DSLR bodies include image stabilization functionality. The name of the Sony mount model is ''SP 85mm F/1.8 Di USD Model F016'' without the VC designation. The launch date of the Sony mount model will be announced at a later date.
Excerpt from the Award of the EISA Jury
The Tamron SP 85mm F/1.8 Di VC USD sets new standards of performance for a short telephoto portrait lens. Its the first of its type equipped with optical image stabilization, allowing the photographer to use shutter speeds up to 3.5 stops slower than usual. Optical performance is enhanced by the use of Low Dispersion and Extra Low Dispersion glass elements to minimize chromatic aberrations, and the barrel is also sealed against dust and moisture. The optical design strikes a perfect balance between sharpness at the point of focusing and producing a soft natural effect at the background, making it a perfect lens for portrait artists.
About the EISA Award
The European Imaging and Sound Association EISA presents awards each year to products judged to be the best in Photography, Hi-Fi, Home Theatre Audio, Home Theatre Display & Video, In-Car Electronics and Mobile devise categories. A panel of editors from over 50 leading imaging, sound, and electronic industry magazines in 22 countries review and vote determine the leading products on the market.
Tamron Lenses that have received the EISA Award
The receipt of this prestigious award marks the 18th year Tamron has won an EISA Award, and the 11th consecutive year since 2006.
|Year Awarded||Product Name|
|1992-1993||SP AF35-105mm F/2.8 Aspherical Model 65D|
|1993-1994||AF28-200mm F/3.8-5.6 Aspherical Model 71D|
|1997-1998||SP AF90mm F/2.8 MACRO 11 Model 72E|
|1999-2000||AF28-300mm F/3.5-6.3 Aspherical IF MACRO Model 185D|
|2000-2001||AF28-200mm F/3.8-5.6 Aspherical-IF Super &8545; Model 371D|
|2002-2003||AF28-300mm Ultra Zoom XR F/3.5-6.3 LD Aspherical IF MACRO Model A06|
|2003-2004||SP AF28-75mm F/2.8 XR Di LD Aspherical IF MACRO Model A09|
|2006-2007||SP AF17-50mm F/2.8 XR Di &8545; LD Aspherical IF Model A16|
|2007-2008||AF18-250mm F/3.5-6.3 Di &8545; LD Aspherical IF MACRO Model A18|
|2008-2009||AF28-300mm F/3.5-6.3 XR Di VC LD Aspherical IF MACRO|
|2009-2010||AF18-270mm F/3.5-6.3 Di &8545; VC LD Aspherical IF MACRO Model B003|
|2010-2011||SP 70-300mm F/4-5.6 Di VC USD Model A005|
|2011-2012||18-270mm F/3.5-6.3 Di &8545; VC PZD Model B008|
|2012-2013||SP 24-70mm F/2.8 Di VC USD Model A007|
|2013-2014||SP 90mm F/2.8 Di MACRO 11 VC USD Model F004|
SP 70-200mm F/2.8 Di VC USD Model A009
|2014-2015||16-300mm F/3.5-6.3 Di &8545; VC PZD MACRO Model B016|
SP 150-600mm F/5-6.3 Di VC USD Model A011
|2015-2016||SP 15-30mm F/2.8 Di VC USD Model A012|
|2016-2017||SP 85mm F/1.8 Di VC USD Model F016|
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