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The following is an unedited press release, shown as received from the company represented. We've elected to present selected releases without editorial comment, as a way to provide our readers more information without further overtaxing our limited editorial resources. To avoid any possible confusion or conflict of interest, the Imaging Resource will always clearly distinguish between company-provided press releases and our own editorial views and content.

Tamron's logo. Click here to visit the Tamron website! PRESS RELEASE: Tamron launches a fun new way to share stories, pictures, and points of view provides a unique and fulfilling way for picture-takers to expand their creative horizons with an interactive blog-style sharing site

January 15, 2010, Commack, NY – Tamron, the innovative, high-performance lens company, has just announced a new, user-friendly way for everyone from casual shooters to serious shutterbugs to showcase their prized images, share them with like-minded enthusiasts, tell the fascinating stories of how they were created, and get valuable feedback that will help participants take their photography to the next level. To access this innovative, interactive blog-style sharing site, users just go to where they can answer regularly posted questions with a blog comment that includes the respondent’s relevant photos and the stories behind them. The kick-off question is a midwinter classic: “Just how cold is it really? Show us your ‘freeziest’ winter shots and tell us all about the latest temps where you live or vacation.” will be linked to the Tamron photo home page at Posted questions can be answered in the Comment section, and participants are encouraged to respond by posting one or more photos and any length story about the photo, tip on how it was created, hotel recommendations for the place where it was shot and more. “This is a responsive and interactive site designed to motivate a spirited exchange of images and ideas,” notes Stacie Errera, Tamron’s Marketing Director. “Many people are used to reading and posting on blogs these days and we feel this blog-style sharing site will be comfortable for users. We want people to respond to our posted questions with comments in the form of their own images and words, comment on each other’s photos and stories, and have an entertaining and informative conversation. By posting frequent questions on a variety of topics, we hope to motivate people to come back frequently to see what’s happening on this dynamic new site, to converse with their peers, and to have fun sharing a broad range of images.”

The rules are simple: All content (words and photos) must be appropriate. Tamron reserves the right to delete inappropriate content and users can report any inappropriate content. People will be able to subscribe to the blog’s feed by going to the blog site and clicking the RSS button. Or people can become a Tamron fan on Facebook and receive updates about the latest questions posted. We believe will provide a unique and fulfilling way for picture-takers to expand their creative horizons./p>

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 power zoom all-in-one lenses (Megazooms) when, in 1992, this technology was incorporated into the groundbreaking 28-200mm. Tamron continues to lead in this category of lenses with the new world-wide award-winner 18-270mm — a best in class all-in-one zoom lens boasting an unprecedented 15X zoom range and featuring Tamron's proprietary Vibration Compensation (VC) system for blur-free hand-held shooting of photos in low light and at telephoto settings. Tamron has garnered international acclaim for its extensive line-up of professional and consumer lenses.

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(First posted on Thursday, January 21, 2010 at 11:56 EST)

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