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Nikon’s not the only one having fun in the pre-Photokina run up. We’re hearing that Sigma, Tamron, and Sony have also been announcing some new lenses, and we figured we should probably drop in and mention a thought or two on them for y’all. People might argue with me, but for my money the coolest […]

  While there’s no doubt that the Tamron 70-200 VC is a mighty lens (heck, I just rented one from our rentals department to shoot the IRT‘s charity fundraising event and found it to perform without a hitch in demanding theatre stage lighting conditions), there has been some confusion floating around about using it with […]

Call me biased (because I am), but I actually really enjoyed reading this interview with the people at Tamron who helped develop their new SP 24-70mm F/2.8 Di VC USD lens, the first image-stabilized 24-70mm. Those of you who’ve only ever shot Nikon or Canon might not understand the appeal of such a thing, since their […]

The Tamron SP 70-200mm f2.8 Di VC USD Canon has a DxOMark score of 25. This is the second highest score in DxOMark listings for any zoom lens mounted on a Canon EOS 1Ds Mark III camera and the highest for a lens of this zoom range. The sharpness score is 17 P-Mpix, Distortion is 0.2%, and Transmission at […]

The Tamron rep was just in here pointing out that they have a free app available on iPhone and Android (not iPad… yet). It’s not a bad little app. As you can see from the screenshot, you get a lot more than just a sales pitch (though it does sit in the upper left there.) […]

If you use Adobe’s RAW workflow solutions (Camera Raw, for Photoshop, or Lightroom, for awesome people), then you’re probably familiar with Adobe’s lens correction profiles, which are now matched directly to lenses and help fix distortion and chromatic abberations without any additional effort on your part. You might also be aware Tamron has a spiffy new 24-70mm […]