Giveaway: Tamron’s incredible new 150-600mm f/5-6.3 lens is now available for pre-order on Orms Direct, and we’re giving one away!

In December, Tamron announced the revolutionary SP 150-600mm F/5-6.3 Di VC USD lens, offering photographers even more telephoto reach in a compact and lightweight lens, with an affordable price tag of only R13,995*!

Today we’re announcing that the Tamron 150-600mm lens is now available for pre-order on Orms Direct, with Canon EF mount versions of the lens expected be delivered by the end of January, Nikon F mount versions expected to be delivered by the end of March, and Sony Alpha mount versions expected to be delivered by the end of May.

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All sample images taken with the Tamron SP 150-600mm F/5-6.3 Di VC USD lens.

Pre-order Links

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Specifications and Features

The ultra-telephoto zoom features a wide 150mm to 600mm focal length range in a compact form factor, with a brand new high-class cosmetic finish, Vibration Compensation, and Ultrasonic Silent Drive autofocus.

  • 4x ultra-telephoto zoom ration, covering 150mm to 600mm.
  • World-class image quality.
  • 600mm telephoto focal length in a compact form factor.
  • New high-class and elegant external lens finish, offering a sophisticated look and feel.
  • Beautiful background blur (bokeh).
  • Vibration Compensation mechanism for sharper images at slower shutter speeds.
  • Fast and accurate Ultrasonic Silent Drive autofocus.
  • Included tripod collar for mounting the lens directly to your tripod.
  • Included SILKYPIX Developer Studio software for RAW image processing.

To celebrate the local release of the lens, we’re giving one away to a lucky Orms customer! See the entry details below, and good luck!

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Enter The Giveaway

Step 1. Like Orms Direct on Facebook.

Step 2. Complete the entry form:

Update: The competition is closed and winner has been announced!

By entering the competition, you acknowledge that you agree with the terms and conditions below.

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Terms & Conditions

  • The competition is open to all South African residents, 18 or older.
  • The winner will be selected randomly, and will need to be a fan of Orms Direct on Facebook.
  • Only entry per person will count.
  • No exchanges or returns available – the prize is awarded as is.
  • The lens is compatible with either Canon, Nikon or Sony DSLRs. The winner will be able to select a compatible mount. Please note that the Canon compatible mount is available immediately, however the Nikon mount will only be available in South Africa in March and the Sony mount in May. Availability is an estimate and is dependent on the supplier.
  • The competition closes Monday 3 February 2014 at 12:00 PM.
  • By submitting your email address, you give us permission to send you Orms marketing emails. You can easily unsubscribe in the future using a link provided in every newsletter. We will not release your details to other parties.

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Please note: We make use of Random.org to randomly generate a number corresponding to the eventual winner’s entry. We run the number generator once – the first number is the winner. All entries get checked for duplicates. The nature of this random system ensures that everyone has a fair chance of winning, which is very important to us. This promotion is in no way sponsored, endorsed or administered by, or associated with, Facebook.

*Pricing correct at time of publication, and subject to change without notice.

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57 Comments

Giveaway: Tamron 150-600mm f/5-6.3 Lens

  1. That extra 200mm would be very handy where mobility is limited like in KNP. The zoom range will also be nice to have. Not fun having only a prime 400mm and an elephant walks out the bush 60m from you!

  2. The “Possibilities” are endless. Landscapes, Architecture, but I would definitely do Wildlife. Another two passions I have and would certainly be a PLUS to utilize a lens of this caliber, is for Surfers riding the waves on our beautiful shores , and Aircraft doing aerobatics at an airshow.

  3. With a focal length range like this, one can get up-close and personal when shooting the great outdoors (in it’s natural habitat). A wonderful prize which will certainly be given a loving home for many years to come!

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