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Nikon files patent for 58mm f/1.4 lens

Big companies constantly apply for patent as it is the only way to release new products on the market and to protect their intellectual property. Nikon is the latest camera manufacturer to apply for a 58mm lens with a large aperture of f/1.4. The patent was filed in Japan and it is the fourth 58mm lens patent application from Nikon.

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Konica Minolta to join MFT camp?

New lens patent that describes a 14-42mm and its 12-42mm variation has surfaced from the Konica Minolta camp. The f/3.5-5.6 lenses are interesting news as they are specifically made for Micro Four Thirds-sized sensors, suggesting that the company will join the Olympus and Panasonic in the MFT world.

Nikon announced two new Nikkor 18-35 and 800mm lenses

Nikon announced AF-S Nikkor 18-35mm and 800mm ED VR lenses

Just like everybody expected, Nikon introduced two new Nikkor lenses today. The company decided to expand its camera lens lineup in order to mark the 80th anniversary of the first Nikkor lens. “Aero-Nikkor” is celebrated with the launch of new wide-angle zoom and super-telephoto prime lenses.

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Panasonic launches new Micro Four Thirds kit zoom lens

The CP+ Camera & Photo Imaging Show 2013 has brought a new lens from Panasonic. The new Lumix G Vario 14-42mm F3.5-5.6 II ASPH Mega OIS lens is designed as an affordable kit lens for mirrorless cameras with Micro Four Thirds sensors from Panasonic and Olympus.

Tamron 14-150mm F/3.5-5.8 Di III VC is designed for Micro Four Thirds cameras

Tamron 14-150mm F/3.5-5.8 Di III VC super zoom lens announced

Tamron has announced the first Micro Four Thirds super zoom lens in the company’s history and only the third high-power zoom lens for mirrorless cameras. The Tamron 14-150mm F/3.5-5.8 Di III VC lens is aimed only at mirrorless cameras, offering an equivalent of 28-300mm for the 35mm full-frame format.

Canon EF24-70mm f/2.8L II USM DxOMark review

Canon EF24-70mm f/2.8L II USM rated best DxOMark standard zoom lens

DxOMark sets the industry standard for digital camera and image sensor ratings. The latest product to fall into DxOMark’s hands was the Canon EF24-70mm f/2.8L II USM, which was dubbed as a “peerless performer.” Following the review, the lens managed to achieve the highest rating for a mid-range fixed-aperture lens.

Canon EF24-70mm f/2.8L II USM DxOMark review

Canon EF24-70mm f/2.8L II USM rated best DxOMark standard zoom lens

DxOMark sets the industry standard for digital camera and image sensor ratings. The latest product to fall into DxOMark’s hands was the Canon EF24-70mm f/2.8L II USM, which was dubbed as a “peerless performer.” Following the review, the lens managed to achieve the highest rating for a mid-range fixed-aperture lens.

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Sony launches new 20mm pancake and 18-200mm power zoom lenses

Sony has decided to expand its E-mount camera lens series with two new lenses specially created for the company’s NEX line of mirrorless cameras and camcorders. The first is a pancake lens, while the latter is a video-friendly power zoom telephoto lens. Here are Sony’s 20mm f/2.8 and 18-200mm f/3.5-6.3 lenses!

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DxOMark proclaims Nikon AF-S 85mm f/1.8G as the best 85mm prime lens

DxOMark is the industry standard when it comes to camera and lens image quality ratings. The latest lens reviewed using DxOMark’s software was the Nikon AF-S 85mm f/1.8G, which became the best 85mm prime lens. The Nikkor lens is dubbed as an “awesome prime” that does not cost too much, as it delivers a “great” quality-price ratio.

Nikon might announce a new Nikkor lens to replace the 18–35mm f3.5–4.5D ED FX lens

Nikon to introduce new Nikkor 18–35mm f/3.5–4.5G ED FX lens at CP+ show?

An inside source has confirmed that Nikon will announce a new full frame lens at the upcoming CP+ Camera & Photo Imaging Show 2013, an event that will open its doors for visitors at the Pacifico Yokohama center, in Japan. The new Nikkor lens is expected to replace the older 18–35mm f/3.5–4.5G ED FX lens.

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Canon launching new EOS-M body and three lenses soon?

Canon introduced its first mirrorless camera with interchangeable lens in June 2012, in order to compete against other mirrorless camera makers like Nikon. The company is rumored to reveal an EOS-M successor in the coming months, along with three new lenses.

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Speed Booster for photographic lenses, released by Metabones

Metabones and Cadwell Photographic have joined their forces and created a new optical accessory, designed specifically for mirrorless cameras with APS-C and Micro Four Thirds sensors. The optical and lens design are made by Brian Caldwell, the man behind Caldwell Photographic Inc.

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Nikkor glass making video from Nikon Imaging Japan

Do you know how photographic lenses are manufactured? Nikon Imaging Japan published a video presenting the Nikkor glass manufacturing process, which have recently allowed the Japanese company to reach a milestone of 75 million units shipped to photographers across the globe.

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Canon expands Cinema Prime Lens family

Canon announced the introduction of two new lenses for its Cinema EOS Prime Lens line. The new CN-E 14mm T3.1 L F and CN-E 135mm T2.2 L F single-focal-length lenses are built especially for high-quality video recording at 4K and 2K resolutions. The new optics offer improved features that will meed the demands of EOS videographers.

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Nikon 1 J3 and 1 S1 mirrorless cameras introduced with two Nikkor lenses

Nikon is trying to prove that it is getting serious with the mirrorless industry, so it has unveiled two new 1-series cameras, called J3 and S1, at the Consumer Electronics Show 2013. This duo continues the tradition set by the 1 V1 and 1 J1 mirrorless cameras introduced back in September 2011.

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Sigma 17-70mm f/2.8-4 DC Macro OS HSM / DC Macro HSM lens now available

The Sigma 17-70mm f/2.8-4 DC Macro OS HSM / DC Macro HSM lens is a new standard zoom lens that offers versatility in a compact and lightweight package. It is aimed at travel photographers as well as at users who enjoy capturing macro shots. It has been designed for APS-C cameras and will become available soon.

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Samsung NX mirrorless camera goes 3D

After announcing the NX300 mirrorless interchangeable lens camera, Samsung has revealed another product for the NX-mount line-up. It consists of a lens and it is a special one because it allows photographers to capture photos in 3D. Without much further ado, here is the NX 45mm F1.8 2D/3D lens!

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Canon EF 24-70mm f/4.0L IS USM lens released with a $1,499 price tag

Canon has unveiled a new standard zoom lens for full-frame EOS-series DSLR cameras. The new optic consists of the EF 24-70mm f/4L IS USM, thus being the company’s first 24-70mm with a built-in optical image stabilization system. The lens’ availability details have been confirmed, too, and here they are!

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