Tamron Lenses and How-To IOS App Provides a Wealth of Info.

I usually do not review apps that are basically advertisements for a particular company, except when the app contains useful content. Such is the case with the Tamron App. So if you were a lens company what would you include in your app? Don’t waste your time thinking about it because you won’t think of everything that Tamron included. Here’s the rundown:

  • Tamron Products – This is the one you should expect. Select from menus for All-in-One Zooms, Fast Zooms, Wide & Tele Lenses, and Macro Lenses.
  • Local Events – Shows events in which Tamron participates.
  • How To Videos – This section includes a good number of videos regarding shooting with Tamron lenses.
  • How To Articles – Likewise, this section contains a good selection of articles on anything from “Shooting an Outdoor Concert” to “Using Lenses for Video”.
  • Photo Contest – Includes details for any contests that Tamron is running at the time.
  • Get Social – Provides links to Tamron on Facebook, Twitter, Tamron Blog, My Photo Exhibits, and Flickr.
  • Get ENews – Where you can sign up for the Tamron E-News.
  • Find A Dealer – Gives you the opportunity to find a dealer using Google Maps.
  • Rebates – Shows current rebate offers.
  • Scan – This is a surprising one. A QR Code reader is included as part of the app.
  • Register Lens – Allows you to register your Tamron lens online.
  • Brochures – Allows you to view PDFs of Tamron brochures on your device or enter your email address and they will send you a PDF catalog to download.
  • CCTV – In this section, you may view Tamron’s CCTV line.
  • Service and Warranty – Instructions and contact information to track your repairs and warranty are available in one place.
  • Contact Tamron – Includes contact information for Tamron.
  • And more…

So while I don’t usually review this type of application I can see that there are a number of useful tools in this app. It’s free, and is worth a look especially if you use Tamron lenses.

All the best…Mike

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