Zeiss Milvus 135mm f/2 Apo Sonnar lens is on its way
Zeiss will add one new member to the Milvus family of manual focus lenses by the end of this year. The next product in line for announcement is the 135mm f/2 Apo Sonnar lens, a telephoto prime with a bright maximum aperture. It is coming within a few months for Canon and Nikon DSLR cameras with full-frame sensors.
Canon EF 28mm f/1.4L USM lens patent shows up online
Canon has patented yet another lens for EF-mount DSLR owners. The product that is in development consists of a 28mm f/1.4 wide-angle prime lens, which is capable of covering full-frame sensors. The lens features an Ultrasonic Motor and it is L-designated, so it will be a high-quality optic.
Olympus 25mm f/1.2 lens coming this year
Olympus is believed to be working on a 25mm wide-angle prime lens with a maximum aperture of f/1.2. Trusted sources within the rumor mill have confirmed this information and it seems like the optic will become official soon and will be released shortly after its unveiling. Check out more details in this article!
Fujifilm delays XF 120mm f/2.8 R macro lens until Q4 2016
The rumor mill has previously said that Fujifilm will launch an XF 23mm f/2 lens before some lenses added to the official X-mount line-up. A different source is backing up these claims by stating that the launch of the XF 120mm f/2.8 R macro lens has been postponed until the fourth quarter of 2016.
Canon lens-style camera patented with 3D capabilities
Canon is preparing to fight against Sony on another front. The EOS maker has recently patented a lens-style camera which can be mounted on mobile devices. Sony’s QX-series cameras that look like lenses have their fans, but Canon has a plan to steal them away from the PlayStation company: 3D support.
Leica M-D camera rumored to be announced on March 10
Leica will hold a product launch event on or around March 10 in order to reveal a few new products. One of them is a mass-production version of the M Edition 60, which will go by the name of Leica M-D. On the other hand, there will be three new tilt-shift lenses for the Leica SL full-frame mirrorless camera.
Camera and lens shipments dropped again in 2015
Good news are not coming out of the digital imaging world. The Camera & Imaging Products Association (CIPA) has released another report which shows that both camera and lens shipments have decreased in 2015. While DSLRs and lenses dropped only a few points, compact cameras have taken a huge hit in sales.
Panasonic introduces Lumix G Vario 12-60mm f/3.5-5.6 ASPH. Power O.I.S. lens
The CP+ Camera & Photo Imaging Show 2016 opens its doors on February 25, so many companies have revealed lots of products this week. The latest one of Panasonic, which has just taken the wraps off of the Lumix G Vario 12-60mm f/3.5-5.6 ASPH. Power O.I.S. lens for Micro Four Thirds cameras.
Sigma 50-100mm f/1.8 DC HSM Art lens becomes official
Sigma is taking with Global Vision product line to the next level with the introduction of a telephoto zoom lens with a bright and constant maximum aperture. The new Sigma 50-100mm f/1.8 DC HSM Art lens is finally official after being rumored in recent weeks and it will be released in the coming months for APS-C-format DSLRs.
Sigma 30mm f/1.4 DC DN Contemporary lens revealed
Sigma has expanded its Contemporary lens line-up with the new 30mm f/1.4 DC DN prime optic. The new lens features an internal configuration that delivers an image quality comparable to the Art series, while being the most affordable f/1.4 lens for mirrorless cameras. Sigma is expected to release it this March.
Tamron SP 90mm f/2.8 Macro Di VC USD lens unveiled
The second lens of the day from Tamron is the SP 90mm f/2.8 Macro 1:1 Di VC USD, which has also been leaked before its official announcement. The new unit is actually the re-imagination of a classic Tamron 90mm lens and it is here to continue its legacy by providing cutting-edge features and image quality.
Tamron SP 85mm f/1.8 Di VC USD lens officially announced
Just like Tamron teased its fans in recent times, the company hosted a product launch event on February 22, 2016. The Tamron SP 85mm f/1.8 Di VC USD lens is one of the products which have become official and it has arrived as the world’s first lens of its kind with integrated image stabilization technology.
Tamron SP 90mm f/2.8 Di Macro VC USD lens details leaked
Tamron will reveal two new lenses on February 22. The company has teased the products on the web, but the rumor mill has managed to get a hold of more information. The leaked details include specs, prices, names, release dates, and even the photos of the products. Here they are in their full glory!
Sigma 50-100mm f/1.8 DC HSM Art lens photo and specs leaked
A major product launch event will be held by Sigma within a few days. The company is preparing to unveil two new lenses, one which will surely appeal to a myriad of photographers. Without much further ado, here is everything we know about the Sigma 50-100mm f/1.8 DC HSM Art and 30mm f/1.4 DN Contemporary lenses.
Pentax K-1 full-frame DSLR camera revealed by Ricoh
Well, it is finally here after a huge number of delays. We are talking, of course, about the Pentax K-1, the first Pentax-branded full-frame DSLR. It has been announced by Ricoh, the brand’s parent company, and it has been introduced along with a couple of zoom lenses that can cover a full-frame sensor.
Canon EF-S 18-135mm f/3.5-5.6 IS USM lens announced
The EOS 80D has not arrived alone. The camera is now joined by three accessories: EF-S 18-135mm f/3.5-5.6 IS USM lens, PZ-E1 power zoom adapter and DM-E1 directional stereo microphone. They are here with new features for EOS DSLR users and they are coming soon to a store new you.
Fujifilm XF 23mm f/2 lens set for 2016 announcement
X-mount mirrorless camera users will be pleased to hear that Fujifilm is working on another lens. After the recent XF 200mm rumors, it appears that the company is also working on an XF 23mm f/2 wide-angle prime. The lens is said to be on track of a 2016 launch, before some optics that are present on the official roadmap.
First Canon 80D photos revealed along with detailed specs
Canon will announce a slew of products in the near future. Some of them have already started appearing on the web. These are the cases of the EOS 80D DSLR camera, the EF-S 18-135mm f/3.5-5.6 IS USM zoom lens, and a power zoom adapter. Check out their photos, specs, and details in this article!
Zeiss Batis 18mm f/2.8 lens coming in March or April
Zeiss is planning to launch a follow-up to its Batis-series of lenses designed for Sony FE-mount mirrorless cameras. A highly-reliable insider is claiming that the Zeiss Batis 18mm f/2.8 wide-angle prime lens will become official within the next few months, while stating that we may see another Batis optic sometime by the end of 2016.
Fujifilm XF 200mm f/2 lens rumored to be in development
Sources within the rumor mill are reporting that Fujifilm is working on a telephoto lens with a fixed focal length and a bright maximum aperture. The product brought into discussion is the Fujifilm XF 200mm f/2 lens, which has been briefly mentioned in the past. Here is what we know about this super-telephoto prime lens!