Worldwide, Tamron lenses are recognized for their innovative specifications, superior resolution, compact designs. and ease of use. Written by an expert photographer, Ammonite's Expanded Guide explores the entire range of Tamron interchangeable lenses for digital and conventional SLR cameras. Jargon-free information is given on lenses from the standard, macro, and wide-angle types, to special lenses from aspherical APS-C models to the high-ratio zoom lenses of which Tamrom was the pioneer in 1992, when it released the 28-200 mm model. Also included is information on Tamron's discontinued models, which are still widely sought after by photographers, including the manual focus Adaptall series, which have interchangeable mounts for multiple camera brands, and their T-mount adapter system. For each featured lens in the range there is a special practical photographic project, covering subjects that include seashore and landscape, low light, sport, people, animals, birds and insects, flowers and still life, travel and reportage, and using filters.