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Tamron's logo. Click here to visit the Tamron website! PRESS RELEASE: Tamron to release aberration correction Camera Raw plug-in for Adobe® Photoshop® CS5 and Adobe® Photoshop® Lightroom® 3

September 1, 2010, Commack, NY –President and CEO of the optical equipment manufacturer Tamron Co. Ltd., Morio Ono announced today the release of their latest offering, an aberration correction function for Adobe Systems Incorporated’s software. The lens profile provided by Tamron will be used to make the plug-in for digital image editing software, Adobe® Photoshop® CS5, Camera Raw® and the function for photo management software, Adobe® Photoshop® Lightroom® 3 ( for supported lens models, please refer to the chart below).

The lens profile will include Tamron’s Di series (lenses for full size image sensors) and the Di II series (lenses for cameras with APS-C size image sensors) and will be used to create a plug-in bundled in the Camera Raw® 6.2 update and the function for Adobe® Photoshop® Lightroom® 3.2. Tamron, utilizing design data, created this profile for image editing software that allows customers to easily correct distortion, chromatic aberration, and peripheral brightness for Di series and Di II series SLR lenses.

Future lenses are expected to also be included in this profile. For further information, please refer to the Adobe Website at http://kb2.adobe.com/cps/846/cpsid_84666.html

Di Lens Chart (For digital SLRs with full-frame and APS-C format sensors)




SP AF28-75mm F/2.8 XR Di LD Aspherical [IF] MACRO


AF28-200mm F/3.8-5.6 XR Di Aspherical [IF] MACRO


AF28-300mm F/3.5-6.3 XR Di LD Aspherical [IF] MACRO


AF28-300mm F/3.5-6.3 XR Di VC LD Aspherical [IF] MACRO


SP AF70-200mm F/2.8 Di LD [IF] MACRO


AF70-300mm F/4-5.6 Di LD MACRO


SP AF200-500mm F/5-6.3 Di LD [IF]


SP AF90mm F/2.8 Di MACRO 1:1


SP AF180mm F/3.5 Di LD [IF] MACRO 1:1

Di II Lens Chart (For digital SLRs with APS-C format image sensors only)




SP AF10-24mm F/3.5-4.5 Di II LD Aspherical [IF]


SP AF17-50mm F/2.8 XR Di II VC LD Aspherical [IF]


SP AF17-50mm F/2.8 XR Di II LD Aspherical [IF]


AF18-200mm F/3.5-6.3 XR Di II LD Aspherical [IF] MACRO


AF18-250mm F/3.5-6.3 Di II LD Aspherical [IF] MACRO


AF18-270mm F/3.5-6.3 Di II VC LD Aspherical [IF] MACRO


AF55-200mm F/4-5.6 Di II LD MACRO


SP AF60mm F/2 Di II MACRO 1:1

About Tamron Co., Ltd.
‘New Eyes for Industry’ is Tamron’s slogan, as they are a comprehensive manufacturer of a wide range of original optical products, from interchangeable lenses for SLR cameras to various optical devices for both the general consumer and OEMs. Tamron makes optical products that contribute to a wide range of different industries. As a leading manufacturer of optical devices, Tamron will continue to exercise its rich creativity and leading-edge technical prowess to make advances into various industrial fields.

Optical Product Line-up:
Interchangeable lenses for SLR cameras, digital camera lenses, video camera lenses, CCTV camera lenses, automotive lenses, lenses for cell phone cameras, ultra-precision optical components, etc.

Tamron is aware of their environmental responsibilities and aspires to preserve the environment in all business activities.

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The amount and quality of correction depends on the user
Adobe, Photoshop and Lightroom are registered trademarks of Adobe Systems Incorporated

(First posted on Wednesday, September 1, 2010 at 12:37 EDT)

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