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October 5, 2011
Tamron Co., Ltd.
Tamron 60th Anniversary Project

-Eternity at a Moment-
-The Vision of 60 Photographers-
Photography Exhibition Information

October 5, 2011, Saitama City - Tamron Co. Ltd. (President and CEO: Morio Ono, head office: Saitama City), a comprehensive manufacturer of optical equipment, is holding a photography exhibition, Eternity at a Moment - The Vision of 60 Photographers - as a project to commemorate its 60th anniversary since its founding. The exhibition showcases two photographs from each of the 60 photographers, rigorously selected from the works displayed on Tamron's special site (http://www.tamron60.com/en/) since August 30, 2011.

Visitors to the exhibition can view at a single venue the myriad and extensive expressions represented by this collection of just over 120 photographs, enlarged to broadsheet size.
During the exhibition period, on October 8 (Sat), 9 (Sun) and 10 (Mon 惻public holiday), there will be talk shows held involving eight of the photographers.

Photography Exhibition

Date/time
:
October 5 (Wed) - 11 (Tues), 2011
12:00 - 19:00 (Last entrance time is 30 minutes before closing)
Venue
:
3331 Arts Chiyoda
3331 Arts Chiyoda, 6-11-14 Sotokanda, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo 101-0021
03-6803-2441 / Fax: 03-6803-2442
http://www.3331.jp/en/

1 min. walk from Exit 4 at Suehiro-cho Station on the Tokyo Metro Ginza Line
3 mins walk from Exit 6 at Yushima Station on the Tokyo Metro Chiyoda Line
Entry fee
:
Free

Discussion forums (Advance booking required)

Venue
:
Photography exhibition venue, 1st floor, Main Gallery B

Schedule

Oct 8 (Sat)
14:00 - 15:30 Hideyuki Abe 'Life is a journey - I wanted to be Tora-san'
17:00 - 18:30 Seiichi Uozumi with guest Hiroko Ishii '90 minutes of free discussion'
Oct 9 (Sun)
14:00 - 15:30 Herbie Yamaguchi 'Photographs, encounters and connections'
17:00 - 18:30 Shinya Arimoto and Takehiko Nakafuji 'Eternity at a moment'
Oct 10 (Mon)
14:00 - 15:30 Katsuhito Nakazato 'From dark to light'
17:00 - 18:30 Tetsu Iida and Mitsugu Onishi 'The joys of the town, the joys of photography'

*Maximum number of participants for each forum is 50 people
(Seating is available for the first 30 applicants, with standing room for the remaining applicants.)

Applications may be made via the special site: http://www.tamron60.com/en/

Eternity at a Moment -The Vision of 60 Photographers- Concept

Sixty photographers, spotlighting and giving form to that fleeting ‘essence’ that would otherwise escape our attention.
The captured ‘moment’ is a glimpse of the ‘eternity’ it evokes.
The photographer’s eye that is focused on the ephemeral - what does it tell us?

Over the past 60 years, Tamron, with its ‘New Eyes for Industry,’ has been distinguished by its highly creative products, continuously setting those ‘eyes’ on illuminating the future.
This milestone anniversary is an occasion to not only reflect on Tamron’s history, but to mark the start of the next phase of Tamron’s evolution.
In this project, 60 photographers used Tamron's 18-270mm Di II VC PZD (Model B008) to capture how they perceive Eternity at a Moment. Their creations will be displayed on Tamron's special website and at a photographic exhibition.
For a photographer, time itself is an eternal theme. The interpretations of Eternity at a Moment by these 60 photographers are certain to be diverse and thought-provoking expressions, and Tamron is pleased to showcase each of their compelling viewpoints.

Participating Photographers

The sixty photographers selected to participate come from different generations and will present works from a wide range of genres and a variety of perspectives.

Katsu AokiKenichi Komatsu Hideo Nishihira
Kyosuke AonoKoichi SaitoHerbie Yamaguchi
Koichi AkagiYoshie SatoShirou Hagihara
Hideyuki AbeTakashi ShikanoTatsuo Hata
Shinya ArimotoTetsuro Shimizuhana
Tetsu IidaKenichi ShindoIzumi Hirota
Yoshichika IshiiKohji SuwaNaotaka Hirota
Bon IshikawaYoichi SoneTakeshi Fukazawa
Masako ImaokaKimio Tanaka Tomohiro Fujii
Seiichi UozumiTakeyoshi TanumaTakashi Homma
Shinichi EguchiTakuya TsukaharaTakayuki Maekawa
Etsuko EnamiKatsuyoshi TsuchiyaTakahito Mizutani
Mitsugu OhnishiMasato Terauchi Mitsuru Mizutani
Ryo OhwadaNaoyuki ToyodaKazushi Momoi
Kazuyuki OkajimaSeiya NakaiNaomi Yano
Maki KawaiKatsuhito NakazatoAtsushi Yamada
Keiichi KimuraYoshitaka NakataniAlao Yokogi
Keisuke KumakiriTakehiko NakafujiShigeru Yoshida
Taichi Kozawa Takashi NamikiShin Yoshino
Yoshiaki KobayashiKeiko NiimiSatoru Watanabe