Tamron USA has announced the 2009 Tamron User Photo Contest with the theme Americana â€“ Photographs That Define American Culture. Grand prize is a Tamron AF18-270mm F/3.5-6.3 Di II VC LD Aspherical IF Macro zoom lensâ€”the worldâ€™s first 15X ratio zoomâ€” featuring Tamronâ€™s new Vibration Compensation mechanism (a $599 value).
Pictures submitted must be original, the property of the photographer, and photographed using a Tamron lens. The contest is open to Tamron users residing in the United States and all entries must be received no later than October 31, 2009
The winnerâ€™s picture will be showcased in the Tamron Viewfinder newsletter, and a complete album of images by the winner will be posted in the gallery section of the popular Tamron website and on the Tamron Page on Facebook. In addition, 20 photographers whose images were selected by the judges as Favorites will have their names and winning images published on the website and on the Tamron Page on Facebook.