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Did you know? A camera obscura is still relevant today


Modern cameras, even high-end DSLRs, are physically nothing more than an advanced version of the camera obscura. Even the ancient Greeks were familiar with this optical gadget.

What does depth of field actually mean?


Anybody who takes up photography will sooner or later stumble across the following term: depth of field. But what does it actually mean? And just how deep can the depth of field be?

Sports Photography in Corsica

02.12.2014 / Christoph Oberschneider

Christoph Oberschneider is constantly on the lookout for new challenges. His latest photographic expedition took the Salzburg based sports photographer to Corsica. He was accompanied by a Tamron SP 24-70mm F/2.8 Di USD together with a Tamron SP 70-200mm F/2.8 Di USD – the high speed zoom duo specially designed to meet the needs of professionals.

Tamron Produces 5 Millionth High-power Zoom Lens


Tamron Co., Ltd. (President & CEO: Morio Ono; Head office: Saitama-shi), a leading manufacturer of precision optics, announced that it had produced a total of 5 million high-power zoom lenses*1 for interchangeable-lens cameras as of September 30, 2014.

Practical test: Tamron 16-300mm F/3.5-6.3 Di II VC PZD


During a reportage dedicated to climbing the highest summit in geographic Europe, Mount Elbrouz (5642 metres, Russia), the photographer Anthony Nicolazzi swapped his two 24-70 and 70-200 F/2.8 pro lenses for one sole lens system: the brand new Tamron 16-300mm F/3.5-6.3 Di II VC PZD. The objective: to favour versatility and restrict oneself to a minimum of weight. Here is an account of this experiment performed in extreme conditions.