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.
Tamron exhibits your photos
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 opens the NEX lens specification
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…
Tamron video tutorial for the photo beginner
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.
Tamron global web site
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
Tamron 60-lens giveaway
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.
Photography, so many failures!
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…
Focal length and photo lenses
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…