Tamron 70-180mm f/2.8 Di III RXD Lens to be Announced Soon

Tamron recently has teased four new FE lenses that will be announced soon. According to recent reports one of the telephoto zoom FE lens will be Tamron 70-180mm f/2.8 Di III RXD lens designed for Sony E-mount.

This Tamron 70-180mm f/2.8 Di III RXD lens will be a very compact lightweight lens compared to Sony FE 70-200mm f/2.8 GM OSS Lens.

The official announcement is expected in October, 2019.  Continue reading “Tamron 70-180mm f/2.8 Di III RXD Lens to be Announced Soon”

Tamron Issued Compatibility Notices for Lenses Adapted to Nikon Z6 & Z7

Tamron has just issued the compatibility notices for a number of its Di and Di II lenses regarding issues that arise when shooting on Nikon Z6 and Nikon Z7 with their respective first-party lens adapters.

Notice about Nikon Z6 and Z7 compatibility

Dear users and potential purchasers of Tamron interchangeable lenses.

Thank you for using Tamron products and for your continuous support.

We would like to announce that we have clarified compatibility of following Tamron Di & Di II lenses on Nikon Z6 & Z7 with “Nikon mount adapter FTZ”.

  1. NEW F/W UPDATE COMING SOON

    To be released on 7 August, 2019 (Click here for the updating process.)
    SP 35mm F/1.8 Di VC USD (Model F012) for Nikon

    Planned to release in September, 2019 (Exact date will be announced once they are decided.)
    70-210mm F/4 Di VC USD (Model A034) for Nikon
    SP 85mm F/1.8 Di VC USD (Model F016) for Nikon
    100-400mm F/4.5-6.3 Di VC USD (Model A035) for Nikon

  2. PLANNED TO BE RELEASED (RELEASE DATES WILL BE ANNOUNCED ONCE THEY ARE DECIDED.)

    10-24mm F/3.5-4.5 Di II VC HLD (Model B023) for Nikon
    SP 15-30mm F/2.8 Di VC USD (Model A012) for Nikon (*)
    SP 45mm F/1.8 Di VC USD (Model F013) for Nikon
    SP 70-300mm F/4-5.6 Di VC USD (Model A030) for Nikon (*)
    SP 90mm F/2.8 Di MACRO 1:1 VC USD (Model F017) for Nikon
    SP 150-600mm F/5-6.3 Di VC USD (Model A011) for Nikon (*)

  3. F/W READILY AVAILABLE (UPDATING TO THE LATEST VERSION CONFIRMS COMPATIBILTY.)

    SP 15-30mm F/2.8 Di VC USD G2 (Model A041) for Nikon
    17-35mm F/2.8-4 Di OSD (Model A037) for Nikon
    18-400mm F/3.5-6.3 Di II VC HLD (Model B028) for Nikon
    SP 24-70mm F/2.8 Di VC USD G2 (Model A032) for Nikon
    SP 70-200mm F/2.8 Di VC USD G2 (Model A025) for Nikon
    SP 150-600mm F/5-6.3 Di VC USD G2 (Model A022) for Nikon

  4. OPERATIONAL ONLY IN MF (NO PLAN FOR NEW F/W.)

    SP AF 28-75mm F/2.8 XR Di LD Aspherical [IF] MACRO (Model A09) for Nikon (*)
    SP 24-70mm F/2.8 Di VC USD (Model A007) for Nikon (*)
    SP 70-200mm F/2.8 Di VC USD (Model A009) for Nikon (*)
    SP AF 90mm F/2.8 Di MACRO 1:1 (Model 272E) for Nikon (*)

  5. (*) Not supported in TAP-in Console.

    [Note]
    a. All Nikon-mount models released after in May, 2019 are compatible with Nikon Z6 and Z7.
    b. F/W updates can be performed using Tamrons TAP-in Console (sold seperately) or by visiting your local Tamron Service Center.

Tamron 17-28mm f/2.8 Di III RXD Lens Price is $899

The US price of the Tamron 17-28mm f/2.8 Di III RXD FE lens for Sony E-mount is $899 and now available for pre-order.

The 17-28 is marketed as the ideal companion to Tamron’s excellent 28-75mm lens, adding a useful wideangle range. The 17-28 is 9cm (3.9″) long and weighs in at 420g (14.8oz.).  The lens is sealed against dust and moisture.

The lens is listed at AmazonBHphoto and Adorama. The Tamron 17-28mm F2.8 Di III RXD will start shipping in late July. Continue reading “Tamron 17-28mm f/2.8 Di III RXD Lens Price is $899”

Tamron 17-28mm f/2.8 Di III RXD Lens Price Will be $899

The US price of the Tamron 17-28mm f/2.8 Di III RXD FE lens is expected to be around $899 – $999.

From the first reviews, the lens has superb optical quality, as is the FE 28-75mm f/2.8. It will have a competitive price around $899 much lower than Sony lenses.

The lens is listed with no pricing at BHphoto and Adorama. Pre-orders will start on June 27th. Continue reading “Tamron 17-28mm f/2.8 Di III RXD Lens Price Will be $899”

Pre-order : Tamron SP 35mm f/1.4 Di USD Lens, Price $899

Available in Canon EF and Nikon F mounts, the new Tamron SP 35mm f/1.4 Di USD DSLR lens is now available for pre-order at major US stores. The US price is $899.

Tamron SP 35mm f/1.4 Di USD Lens for Canon EF: $899 at B&HAdorama.

Tamron SP 35mm f/1.4 Di USD Lens for Nikon F: $899 at B&HAdorama. Continue reading “Pre-order : Tamron SP 35mm f/1.4 Di USD Lens, Price $899”

Tamron SP 35mm f/1.4 Di USD Announced for full-frame Canon, Nikon DSLRs

Tamron has announced what it calls ‘the finest lens in its history’, introducing the new SP 35mm f/1.4 Di USD (Model F045)  for full-frame Canon and Nikon DSLRs.

The new Tamron SP 35mm f/1.4 Di USD features an optical construction of 14 elements in 10 groups, with four Low Dispersion and three Glass Molded Aspherical lens elements. Tamron says this combination of elements ‘eliminates’ chromatic aberrations and other optical distortions. Continue reading “Tamron SP 35mm f/1.4 Di USD Announced for full-frame Canon, Nikon DSLRs”

Tamron 17-28mm f/2.8 Di III RXD FE Test Results : Sharp with Fast AF

Fotomagazini published a review and test results of the Tamron 17-28mm f/2.8 Di III RXD FE lens. The lens is expected to arrive this summer and the first test results are impressive. Here is what they thought:

The lens is listed with no pricing at BHphoto and Adorama. Continue reading “Tamron 17-28mm f/2.8 Di III RXD FE Test Results : Sharp with Fast AF”

Patent : Tamron 485mm f/5.8 Lens for Micro Four Thirds

Tamron has filed a new patent in Japan. This patent describes a Tamron 485mm f/5.8 lens for mirrorless cameras with Micro Four Thirds image sensors.

If we see this in mass production than it would be Tamron’s second optic for Micro 4/3rds. First one released back in mid-2014 as the Tamron 14-150mm F/3.5-5.8 Di III ($399). Tamron 480mm f/5.8 Lens for Micro Four Thirds will offer a 960mm equivalent range in 35mm format and probably use a stepper motor for silent autofocus.  Continue reading “Patent : Tamron 485mm f/5.8 Lens for Micro Four Thirds”

What’s New in Adobe Lightroom Classic 8.3 (May 2019)

Adobe released Lightroom Classic version 8.3 (May 2019) updates with new Texture Control, Defringe, Batch editing and Flat-Field Correction. What’s new in Adobe Lightroom Classic 8.3 (May 2019) version with  new cameras as well as the new lenses.

The May releases to the Adobe Photography lineup include a number of significant updates that help you become a better photographer, easily collaborate, and take your editing to the next level. Download the latest Lightroom updates today in the iOS App Store, the Google Play Store, and using the Creative Cloud desktop app.

Check out the list below for the list of supported cameras and lenses. Continue reading “What’s New in Adobe Lightroom Classic 8.3 (May 2019)”

Tamron 35-150mm f/2.8-4 Di VC OSD Lens Specs, Price, Availability

Tamron 35-150mm f/2.8-4 Di VC OSD Lens is a new compact zoom lens for full-frame DSLR cameras. The lens extends from 35mm to 150mm and offers a fast F/2.8 aperture at the wide-angle end while maintaining a bright F/4 at the telephoto end.

The optical design employs both low dispersion glass and aspherical elements, which help to reduce chromatic and spherical aberrations throughout the zoom range for improved clarity and sharpness.

The lens will be available May 23 in Nikon mount and June 20 in Canon mount priced at $799Preorder links: Canon EFNikon F Continue reading “Tamron 35-150mm f/2.8-4 Di VC OSD Lens Specs, Price, Availability”