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Tamron has today announced that the European Imaging and Sound Association (EISA) has presented Tamron with two European Lens awards for 2013-2014. The Tamron SP 90mm F/2.8 Di MACRO 1:1 VC USD (read review) has won the “European Lens 2013-2014” and the Tamron SP 70-200mm F/2.8 Di VC USD (read review) has won the “European Zoom Lens 2013-2014.”
Tamron Press Release
TAMRON WINS EISA AWARD FOR 8TH CONSECUTIVE YEAR
TWO LENSES RECEIVE PRESTIGIOUS AWARD
SP 90mm F/2.8 Di MACRO 1:1 VC USD (Model F004) wins “European Lens 2013-2014”
SP 70-200mm F/2.8 Di VC USD (Model A009) wins “European Zoom Lens 2013-2014”
August 15, 2013, Saitama, Japan – Tamron Co., Ltd. (President & CEO: Morio Ono / Headquarters: Saitama City), a leading manufacturer of optical equipment, announced that the European Imaging and Sound Association (EISA) has presented Tamron with two European Lens awards for 2013-2014. The Tamron SP 90mm F/2.8 Di MACRO 1:1 VC USD has won the “European Lens 2013-2014” and the Tamron SP 70-200mm F/2.8 Di VC USD has won the “European Zoom Lens 2013-2014”.
Excerpt from the Award Citation of the EISA Jury
SP 90mm F/2.8 Di MACRO 1:1 VC USD)
European Lens 2013-2014
Extremely sharp even when used at its maximum aperture, the Tamron SP 90mm F/2.8 Di Macro 1:1 VC USD is one of the best macro lenses on the market, comfortably outperforming its legendary predecessor with the same focal length. Not only does it impress with its optical quality but also with its functionality. The lens boasts compelling features such as a moisture-resistant design, quick and near silent autofocus with an ultrasonic motor (USD) and image stabilisation. The Vibration Compensation (VC) system allows shake-free hand held pictures with shutter speeds of up to four stops longer than usual. With a remarkably low price for its performance and features, this lens is great choice for photographers interested in macro or portrait photography.
SP 70-200mm F/2.8 Di VC USD
European Zoom Lens 2013-2014
This fast F2.8 telephoto zoom lens for full-frame SLRs delivers very good image quality and remarkably consistent resolution. The VC (Vibration Compensation) image stabiliser effectively compensates for camera shake in the Canon and Nikon versions of the lens. Weather sealing around the bayonet makes this lens a good choice for outdoor photography and the ultrasonic motor (USD) provides fast and silent autofocus. Overall, the Tamron SP 70-200mm F2.8 Di VC USD can compete with the best 70-200mm 2.8 lenses from all other optical brands, so its lower cost makes it an excellent choice for the money.