Lens Awards

Tamron has been one of the leading Japanese manufacturers of high-quality optics for many industries for over 70 years.

Leading The Way Since 1950

Using its proprietary technologies, Tamron has created a wide selection of one-of-a-kind interchangeable lenses.

Tamron has been one of the leading Japanese manufacturers of high-quality optics for many industries for 70 years. Tamron is a global manufacturer of optical equipment that offers premium-quality products for many different industries. Tamron’s high-power zoom lenses come out of a factory that is well known for delivering on its world-class capabilities, and is widely respected for its unwavering policy of delivering products of excellent quality that meet with total customer satisfaction.

Awards

19 Consecutive Years of Awards

Year Lens Association Award
2023 20-40mm F/2.8 Di III VXD TIPA BEST CONTENT CREATOR LENS
EISA BEST WIDE ANGLE ZOOM LENS
50-400mm F/4.5-6.3 Di III VC VXD TIPA BEST TELEPHOTO ZOOM LENS
EISA BEST TELEPHOTO ZOOM LENS
2022 150-500mm F/5-6.7 Di III VC VXD TIPA BEST FULL FRAME ULTRA TELEPHOTO ZOOM LENS
28-75mm F/2.8 Di III VXD G2 EISA BEST STANDARD ZOOM LENS
35-150mm F/2-2.8 Di III VXD TIPA BEST TRAVEL ZOOM LENS
EISA BEST ZOOM LENS
2021
17-70mm F/2.8 Di III-A VC RXD TIPA BEST STANDARD ZOOM LENS
EISA LENS OF THE YEAR
11-20mm F/2.8 Di III-A RXD EISA BEST WIDEANGLE ZOOM LENS (APS-C)
150-500mm F/5-6.7 Di III VC VXD EISA BEST TELEPHOTO ZOOM LENS
70-180mm F/2.8 Di III VXD TIPA BEST TELEPHOTO ZOOM LENS
2020 SP 35mm F/1.4 Di USD TIPA BEST DSLR PRIME LENS
70-180mm F2.8 Di III VXD EISA BEST TELEPOTO ZOOM LENS
28-200mm F/2.8-5.6 Di III RXD BEST TRAVEL ZOOM LENS
2019
28-75mm F/2.8 Di III RXD TIPA BEST MIRRORLESS STANDARD ZOOM LENS
35-150mm F2.8-4 Di VC OSD EISA BEST BUY ZOOM LENS
17-28mm F2.8 Di III RXD BEST WIDEANGLE ZOOM LENS
2018
18-400mm F/3.5-6.3 Di II VC HLD TIPA BEST DSLR SUPERZOOM LENS
70-210mm F/4 Di VC USD BEST DSLR TELEPHOTO ZOOM LENS
EISA BEST DSLR TELEZOOM LENS
28-75mm F/2.8 Di III RXD BEST MIRRORLESS STANDARD ZOOM LENS
 2017
SP 150-600mm f/5-6.3 Di VC USD G2 TIPA BEST DSLR TELEPHOTO ZOOM LENS
EISA BEST DSLR ZOOM LENS
18-400mm F3.5-6.3 Di II VC HLD BEST PHOTO INNOVATION
2016
18-200mm F/3.5-6.3 Di II VC TIPA BEST ENTRY LEVEL DSLR LENS
SP 35mm F/1.8 Di VC USD BEST DSLR PRIME LENS
SP 85mm F1.8 Di VC USD EISA BEST DSLR LENS
2015
14-150mm F/3.5-5.8 Di III TIPA BEST CSC ENTRY LEVEL LENS
SP 15-30mm F2.8 Di VC USD EISA DSLR ZOOM LENS
2014 SP 150-600mm f/5-6.3 Di VC USD TIPA BEST EXPERT DSLR LENS
2013
SP 90 mm F2.8 Di VC USD Macro 1:1 EISA BEST LENS
SP 70-200 mm F2.8 Di VC USD BEST ZOOM LENS
2012
18-200mm F/3.5-6.3 Di III VC TIPA BEST CSC ENTRY LEVEL LENS
SP 24-70mm F2.8 Di VC USD EISA BEST LENS
2011
SP 70-300mm F/4-5.6 Di VC USD TIPA BEST ENTRY LEVEL LENS
AF 18-270mm F3.5-6.3 Di II VC PZD EISA BEST ZOOM LENS
2010 SP 70-300mm F4-5.6 Di VC USD EISA BEST ZOOM LENS
2009 18-270mm F/3.5-6.3 Di II VC PZD EISA BEST TRAVEL LENS
2008 AF 28-300mm f/3.5-6.3 XR Di VC LD Aspherical (IF) Macro EISA BEST CONSUMER LENS
2007 AF 18-250mm f/3.5-6.3 Di II LD Aspherical (IF) EISA BEST CONSUMER LENS
2006 SP 17-50mm F/2.8 XR Di II LD Aspherical [IF] EISA LENS OF THE YEAR
2005 18-200mm F/3.5-6.3 XR Di II LD Asph. (IF) TIPA BEST ENTRY LEVEL LENS
2003 SP AF 2.8/28-75mm XR Di LD (IF) Macro EISA BEST LENS
2002 AF28-300mm Ultra Zoom XR F/3.5-6.3 LD EISA BEST LENS
2001 28-200mm f/3,8-5,6 XR (UF) Asph. Macro TIPA BEST ENTRY LEVEL LENS
2000 AF 28-200mm F/3.8-5.6 LD Super II Macro EISA LENS OF THE YEAR
1999
28-300mm f/3.5-5.6 Asp. LD IF APO HSM TIPA BEST ENTRY LEVEL LENS
EISA BEST LENS
1997 SP 90mm f/2.8 macro EISA BEST LENS
1995 200-400mm f/5.6 LD (IF) TIPA BEST ENTRY LEVEL LENS
1993 28-200mm f/2.8-5.6 EISA BEST LENS
1992 SP 35-105mm f/2.8 AF EISA BEST LENS

International Standards

International standards in both environmental and social obligations.

Tamron leverages its expertise in optics to make far-reaching environmental and social contributions. ISO (International Organization for Standardisation) standards include the ISO 9000 family of standards relating to quality system management, and the ISO 14000 series for certification of environmental management systems.

ISO 9001 Quality Control Policy: Provide customer satisfaction by delivering high-quality products. Tamron’s manufacturing processes are certified to demanding ISO 9001 standards, an internationally recognised proof of the most thorough quality control.

ISO 14001 Environmental Management Philosophy: Tamron has been assertively addressing concerns about the earth’s environment through the reduction of environmental load in business operations based on the ISO 14001. Specifically, Tamron has promoted the “Green Procurement” policy for abrogating harmful substances from the beginning and reinforcing positive environmental programs. We have addressed such issues as energy savings and waste reduction and recycling for reducing environmental loads generated from the manufacture of our products. Since 2004 Tamron has issued Environmental Reports to introduce its socially responsible philosophy and practices for environmental preservation. Furthermore, each Tamron employee is fully committed to the preservation of the global environment at every level and for each facet of company activities.

Tamron seeks to act in accordance with ISO 14001 fundamentals:

  1. Compliance with legislation relevant to environmental conservation
  2. Conservation and protection of natural resources
  3. Prevention of environmental contamination
  4. Continued promotion of an environmental conservation program
  5. Promotion of design philosophy and development of environmentally friendly products to contribute to environmental protection
  6. Promotion of environmental education
  7. Disclosure of environment-related information to the public