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Tamron's logo. Click here to visit the Tamron website! PRESS RELEASE: Tamron Announces Full-Day Travel & Landscape Photography Seminars To Be Held In Four U.S. Cities

Professional Photographer Sandra Nykerk to Present "Stepping Stones for the Photographic Trail: A Guide to the Creative Image"

May 27, 2010, Commack, NY— Tamron, acclaimed for optical innovation and excellence, has just announced a full-day seminar series led by award-winning nature and landscape photographer Sandra Nykerk. The events will take place in four key U.S. cities:

Seattle Tuesday, July 13
Los Angeles Thursday, July 15
Chicago Tuesday, August 10
New York Thursday, August 12

All events are scheduled for 9:00-4:30, with check-in from 8:30-9:00. There will be a 1-hour break for lunch on your own at one of the restaurants or delis conveniently located nearby.

Seminar Topics
Sandra's compelling full-day seminar is jam-packed with information that will leave you photographically rejuvenated and eager to pack your bags and get out and photograph the world around us. Just some of the topics covered include:

  • Know Where You’ve Been So You Can Know Where You’re Going

  • A Creative Look at Your World

  • Learning to See the Light

  • Using Lenses to Enhance your Creative Composition

  • The Two Pieces of Equipment You Can’t Leave Home Without

  • Basic Editing Skills & Sandra's Favorite “Stones”

  • Learn to Speak Geek: A Basic Digital Dictionary

  • Understanding the Histogram

  • The Most Important Camera Settings

Extras Included in Low-Cost Seminar Price
The cost for the full-day seminar is just $59 per person. This includes a special welcome package, refreshments, raffle chances for prizes that include a lens, and a $25 bonus rebate with the purchase of select Tamron lens within two weeks of the event date at specified Tamron dealers. Seating is limited, so early registration is required. Payment can be made through the secure online registration. All information can be found at www.tamron.com/events.

Tamron Lens Demonstration and Extras
During these events, Tamron experts will be on hand to assess the personal shooting requirements of all attendees and suggest the optimum optical solutions. All lenses in the extensive Tamron lineup, including the remarkable 15X Tamron 18-270mm VC that won the EISA Best Travel Lens Award, the exciting Tamron SP 10-24mm, the fast SP 17-50mm F/2.8 VC standard zoom and all the other stellar examples in Tamron’s current array of high performance all-in-one zooms, fast zooms, telephoto zooms, and prime macro lenses, will be available for a hands-on close-up look.

Additionally, attendees will learn about optics, lens selection and yet more shooting tips from Tamron's technical team members Ken Hubbard and Andre Costantini, both polished presenters and professional photographers with exhibits and published articles on their extensive lists of accomplishments.

Location information, seminar schedule, and registration access can be found online at www.tamron.com/events.

About Tamron
Tamron is a leading manufacturer of photographic lenses. Among its many optical and mechanical innovations since the founding of the company in 1950, Tamron's development of mass-produced hybrid aspherical elements paved the way for today’s compact high ratio zoom lenses w
hen, in 1992, this technology was incorporated into the groundbreaking 28-200mm. Tamron continues to lead in this category with the award-winning 18-270mm — featuring an unprecedented 15X zoom range—and featuring Tamron's proprietary Vibration Compensation (VC) system. Tamron has garnered international acclaim for its high ratio zoom lenses.

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(First posted on Thursday, May 27, 2010 at 15:37 EDT)

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