Tamron Launches Americana Photo Contest

Tamron Launches Americana Photo Contest

Tamron USA has announced the 2009 Tamron User Photo Contest with the theme Americana – 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 lens—the world’s first 15X ratio zoom— featuring Tamron’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 winner’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.

[Site: Tamron.com]

Published by Chris Malinao

Chris teaches Lightroom as workflow software to photography students at the FPPF, Federation of Philippine Photographers Foundation. He also teaches smartphone photography.