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September 1, 2010
Tamron Co., Ltd.


Tamron to release aberration correction Camera Raw plug-in for
Adobe® Photoshop® CS5 and Adobe® Photoshop® Lightroom® 3.


September 1, 2010, Saitama, Japan -President and CEO of the optical equipment manufacturer Tamron Co. Ltd., Morio Ono announced today the release of their latest offering, an aberration correction function for Adobe Systems Incorporated's software. The lens profile provided by Tamron will be used to make the plug-in for digital image editing software, Adobe® Photoshop® CS5, Camera Raw® and the function for photo management software, Adobe® Photoshop® Lightroom® 3. ( for lens types, please refer to the chart below)

The lens profile will include Tamron's Di series (lenses for full size image sensors) and the Di II series (lenses for cameras with APS-C size image sensors) and will be used to create a plug-in bundled in the Camera Raw® 6.2 update and the function for Adobe® Photoshop® Lightroom® 3.2. Tamron, utilizing design data, created this profile for image editing software that allows their customers to easily correct distortion, chromatic aberration, and peripheral brightness*1 for Di series and Di II series SLR lenses.

Future lenses are expected to also be included in this profile.
For further information, please refer to the Adobe Website.
URL: http://kb2.adobe.com/cps/846/cpsid_84666.html

*1 The amount and quality of correction depends on the user.
Adobe, Photoshop and Lightroom are registered trademarks of Adobe Systems Incorporated.
Lens Chart
Di For the digital SLR cameras with full-frame and APS-C format sensors.
Model Lens
A09 SP AF28-75mm F/2.8 XR Di LD Aspherical [IF] MACRO
A031 AF28-200mm F/3.8-5.6 XR Di Aspherical [IF] MACRO
A061 AF28-300mm F/3.5-6.3 XR Di LD Aspherical [IF] MACRO
A20 AF28-300mm F/3.5-6.3 XR Di VC LD Aspherical [IF] MACRO
A001 SP AF70-200mm F/2.8 Di LD [IF] MACRO
A17 AF70-300mm F/4-5.6 Di LD MACRO
A08 SP AF200-500mm F/5-6.3 Di LD [IF]
272E SP AF90mm F/2.8 Di MACRO 1:1
B01 SP AF180mm F/3.5 Di LD [IF] MACRO 1:1

Di II For the digital SLR cameras with APS-C format image sensors
*Not to be used with full-size image sensor cameras
Model Lens
B001 SP AF10-24mm F/3.5-4.5 Di II LD Aspherical [IF]
B005 SP AF17-50mm F/2.8 XR Di II VC LD Aspherical [IF]
A16 SP AF17-50mm F/2.8 XR Di II LD Aspherical [IF]
A14 AF18-200mm F/3.5-6.3 XR Di II LD Aspherical [IF] MACRO
A18 AF18-250mm F/3.5-6.3 Di II LD Aspherical [IF] MACRO
B003 AF18-270mm F/3.5-6.3 Di II VC LD Aspherical [IF] MACRO
A15 AF55-200mm F/4-5.6 Di II LD MACRO
G005 SP AF60mm F/2 Di II MACRO 1:1