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Tamron SP 15-30mm f/2.8 DI VC USD full frame lens already shipping in Japan

The first Tamron SP 15-30mm f/2.8 DI VC USD full frame lenses are already shipping in Japan. Paul Nelson already purchased the lens on eBay and posted several sample photos on dpreview. The Tamron 15-30mm f/2.8 lens is available in Nikon, Canon and Sony mounts. Additional information can be found here.

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Tamron SP 15-30mm f/2.8 DI VC USD full frame lens now available for pre-order

The Tamron SP 15-30mm f/2.8 DI VC USD full frame lens is now available for pre-order: Nikon mount Canon mount Sony mount Additional information on the new Tamron lens can be found here. Update: B&H now also has the lens listed on their website.

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The latest patents from Canon, Olympus, Tamron

Canon filed a patent for a metal and plastic resin mount for DSLR cameras. The benefits of this solution are lower weight/cost and better mount sliding/smoothness when attaching lenses. Canon filed a patent for a CN-E 35-260mm f/2.8 LS soft focus lens for Super 35 cameras. Olympus filed a patent for correcting motion blur by taking […]

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The latest patents from Canon, Tamron and Konica Minolta

Canon filed a patent for a EF-M 70-400mm f/4.5-7.2 STM lens designed for APS-C mirrorless camera. Canon also filed a patent for a 20-100mm f/4 lens designed for APS-C based cameras. Canon filed a patent for eliminating the star trails during long time exposures of the night sky. Tamron filed a patent for a 18mm f/2.8 […]

Tamron 18mm f:2.8 macro lens patent
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Tamron SP 15-30mm f/2.8 Di VC USD (Model A012) lens pricing and availability announced

Tamron Japan announced the pricing and availability of their new SP 15-30mm f/2.8 Di VC USD (Model A012) lens for Nikon and Canon DSLR cameras (the Sony version will be released later): shipping in Japan will start on December 25th, the suggested retail price is ¥140,000 (around $1,178, expect US price to be lower). The detailed technical specifications of […]

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The latest patents from Canon, Panasonic, Tamron and Ricoh

Here is an update on the latest patents since my last post:

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What is selling where

Sony RX100 camera for $329.99. Canon EOS-M with EF-M 22mm f/2 STM lens for $311 at B&H. The Canon PowerShot G1 X is now $100 off. The Panasonic LX100 will start shipping in early November for the black version and November 25th for the silver model. The new Silver E-M1 camera is now in stock. […]

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