Category Archives: Tamron

Tamron reports compatibility issues with the Canon EOS 5Ds and EOS 5DsR DSLR cameras

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Tamron posted a notice reporting incompatibility issue (AF not working during live view) for some of their lenses when used with the Canon EOS 5Ds and EOS 5DsR DSLR cameras:

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The latest patents from Ricoh, Tamron, Olympus and Canon

Pentax Ricoh AF system patent

→ Pentax/Ricoh filed a patent for a new AF system where the AF points will cover a wide area of the frame. This is probably linked to one of the rumors that the new Pentax full frame DSLR camera will have a new “groundbreaking AF function”. → Tamron filed a patent for a 85mm f/1.8 VC designed […]

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New Tamron, Tokina and Sigma lens rebates

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Starting May 1st Tamron and Tokina have new lens mail-in rebates (click on above screenshots to download the rebate forms): Tamron 16-300mm f/3.5-6.3 lens: $100 off Tamron 18-270mm f/3.5-6.3: $100 off Tamron 24-70mm f/2.8: $100 off Tamron 70-200mm f/2.8: $100 off Tamron 70-300mm f/4-5.6: $100 off Tokina 16-28mm f/2.8: $40 off Tokina 11-16mm f/2.8: $30 off Sigma also introduced […]

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New patents: Sigma 25mm f/1.2 for Micro Four Thirds and Tamron 90mm f/2.8 full frame mirrorless macro lenses

Sigma 25mm f:1.2 lens patent for Micro Four Thirds

Sigma filed a new patent in Japan for a 25mm f/1.2 lens for Micro Four Thirds sensors. In the past Sigma has filed patents for a 25mm f/1.4 and 75mm f/1.8 MFT lenses. In 2011 the company announced that it will start producing MFT lenses and currently has three different models: 19/2.8, 30/2.8 and 60/2.8.

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What else is new?

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→ 21 rare Rolleiflex prototype cameras listed for sale on eBay for $177,950 (via Popphoto). → The Ricoh WG-M1 camera is currently on sale for $145.81. → Firmware update v1.21 for the Pentax 645z camera released. → Sony released new firmware updates for the a7, a7R, a7S, a7II and a6000 cameras. → IR interview with Fuji: “now […]

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The latest patents from Sony, Tamron and Canon

Tamron Sony 35mm f:2.8 full frame lens patent

→ Tamron and Sony filed a join patent for a 35mm f/2.8 full frame lens. → The first 100x zoom lens is patented by Canon: 3-300mm f/1.8-9 IS.

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The latest deals on photo gear

September-rebates

Other current deals: → $100 off all Zeiss lenses (including Otus and ZM product lines) → WPPI special from B&H → Panasonic FT5 waterproof camera for $197 (original 297.95) → Profoto B1 500 AirTTL flash is now $100 off → Sigma 10-20mm f/4-5.6 lens is now $100 off → Sigma 150-500mm f/5-6.3 lens is now $270 off → […]

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