Category Archives: Tamron

Tamron to announce two new lenses: SP 35mm f/1.8 Di VC USD and SP 45mm f/1.8 Di VC USD


Tamron is rumored to announced two new prime lenses for Nikon, Canon and Sony mounts (no VC for Sony mount): SP 35mm f/1.8 Di VC USD (model F012) SP 45mm f/1.8 Di VC USD (model F013) Stay tuned for additional details. Via Digicame-info

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New Tamron 18-200mm f/3.5-6.3 Di II VC lens announced (model B018)


Tamron announced a replacement of their current 18-200mm f/3.5-6.3 model. Here are the specifications, MTF charts and additional information on the new 18-200mm f/3.5-6.3 Di II VC lens model B018 – the lightest zoom in the world (the price is $249):

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The latest patents from Olympus, Canon and Tamron

Olympus two-layer sensor with built-in polarizing filter patent

→ Olympus filed a patent for a two-layer sensor with a built-in polarizing filter. → Canon got a new patent filed in Japan for a 50mm f/1.4 lens.

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The latest patents: Canon EF 24-105mm f/3.5-5.6 STM and Tamron 24mm f/2 VC lenses and a new Toshiba sensor design

Tamron 24mm f:2 VC full frame lens patent

  → Canon filed a patent for a EF 24-105mm f/3.5-5.6 STM and EF-S 15-105mm f/2.8-5.6 STM lenses. → Tamron has a patent for a new 24mm f/2 VC full frame lens designed for DSLR cameras.

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


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


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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