Olympus just announced the arrival of new partners for the micro-4/3 format. As a matter of fact, the more immediately significant ones are the two independent lens manufacturers: Tamron Kenko-Tokina Olympus press release.
There are many ways to present your photos on the Internet. Most portfolios are very similar. This one is slightly different. Thanks to Tamron My Photo Exhibits, you can organize your pictures in what looks a lot like visiting a public exhibition. This may be a little awkward to use. But it gives a different [...]
Sony has announced officially and publicly that they are going to completely share the specifications for NEX series lenses. It will become possible for third-party lens manufacturers to create optical products for the Sony NEX hybrid mirror-less photo cameras. Here is very good news for the Sony customers. But it’s even better when we read [...]
Sometimes, it’s good for the beginner; Sometimes, the more expert photographer will like to check again his/her knowledge of photography techniques. Tamron created a YouTube channel for publication of a set of training videos, named TamronVids.
As of end of September, Tamron presented a new web site to serve all its customers around the world. 12 languages for hundreds of thousands of global users. Tamron around the world: http://www.tamron.com http://www.tamron.fr http://www.tamron-usa.com http://www.tamron.co.uk/ http://www.tamron.pl/ http://www.tamron.de
To celebrate their 60th anniversary, Tamron is giving away 60 (sixty!) Tamron SP 70-300mm Di VC USD zoom lenses, one each day from September 1st. Register at http://www.tamron-usa.com.
photo credit: davidgsteadman When buying a photo camera, we often research in order to decide if this is the best camera, if its features will be goo enough, but will it be robust enough? Will it be useful or necessary to purchase a warranty contract extension? Will it fail very soon? When somebody asks me [...]
Tamron rewrote its web site. This was the occasion to move the Lens Comparison Tool but it is still useful to compare a 400mm with a 500mm (or a 35mm with a 50mm). But you can also find a similar tool at Olympus (and it takes into account the specificities of 4/3 sensor format, of [...]
I recommend reading a nice little post titled “All lens tests are wrong” that concludes that the only good test for a lens is to use it during a full year. Not wrong, but I still recommend to also check my list of web sites with photo lens reviews.
Lovers of Sony digital SLR cameras (Alpha 700 et Alpha 900, in particular) were awaiting eagerly to see Chasseur d’Images magazine testing fully the most recent additions to the Sony lens range. So, they will be delighted to discover in the March 2009 issue that the Sony 70-200mm f/2.8 Apo G SSM scores 5 stars [...]