Tamron Co., Ltd, recently announced that it’s SP 150-600mm F/5-6.3 Di VC USD G2 (Model A022) has been awarded with the “TIPA Awards 2017- BEST DSLR TELEPHOTO ZOOM LENS” hosted by the TIPA (Technical Image Press Association).
According to an excerpt from the Award Citation of the TIPA Jury,the long-range zoom is built for full-frame DSLRs but can also be used on APS-C DSLRs to deliver an incredible 225-900mm focal length range (approximate, depending on camera). Tamron’s improved VC (vibration compensation) reportedly offers a 4.5 stop advantage with three modes for a variety of shooting scenarios. The lens incorporates three low dispersion elements to aid in the elimination of chromatic aberrations and is constructed with 21 elements in 13 groups, with a minimum focusing distance of 86.6 inches (220cm). Other features include eBAND and BBAR coating to help reduce ghosting and flare, a fast ultrasonic silent drive ring-type motor, and leak-proof seals on the metal barrel.
The TIPA Awards are world-renowned as one of the most influential photo and imaging product awards in the industry. The Technical Image Press Association (TIPA) has a worldwide membership of photo and imaging magazines from 15 countries across five continents. Once a year the editors of TIPA’s member magazines meet to vote for the best photo and imaging products in each category.
Tamron Co., Ltd, also announced on March 31, 2017 that its SP 70-200mm F/2.8 Di VC USD G2 (Model A025) had won the grand gold award in the Interchangeable Lens / DSLR category at the Digital Camera Grand-Prix 2017 Summer. Gold awards were also awarded to Tamron’s SP 150-600mm F/5-6.3 Di VC USD G2 (Model A022) and the 10-24mm F/3.5-4.5 DiⅡ VC HLD (Model B023) lenses.
The Digital Camera Grand-Prix is a consumer-oriented awards ceremony for all manner of digital imaging-related solutions. Winners are selected by a panel of photographers, critics and distribution-related professionals with a view to choosing optimal products with which users can also enjoy photographs and photography, and not merely the taking of photographs. Full details of results and award-winning products are distributed at retail outlets, etc., in the form of a free magazine entitled Digital Camera Grand-Prix Award-winning Product Shopping Guide.