Nikon delays AF-S Nikkor 24-70mm f/2.8E ED VR lens
Bad news for Nikon DSLR photographers looking to buy a AF-S Nikkor 24-70mm f/2.8E ED VR lens! The optic’s release date has been delayed officially. The Japanese company has confirmed that the stabilized 24-70mm f/2.8 lens is now scheduled to become available sometime in October 2015 instead of August 2015.
Canon 10-120mm f/1.8 lens patented for 1″-type cameras
Canon may already be designing the XC10 successor. The company has been caught patenting a 12x optical zoom lens with a brighter aperture, a lens that is designed for 1-inch-type cameras. The patent is referring to a Canon 10-120mm f/1.8 lens, an optic that is said to offer a high image quality and a lot useful functionality.
Olympus launching E-M1 Mark II at Photokina 2016
The next edition of the Photokina event will take place in September 2016, but the rumors about products waiting to be unveiled during this show have already appeared on the web. According to a source, three prime lenses with a maximum aperture of f/1 and the E-M1 Mark II camera will be announced by Olympus next year.
Three new Canon cine lenses rumored to be in development
Following the introduction of three XEEN cine primes and the confirmation of a further XEEN cine prime trio by Samyang, cinematographers have lots of reasons to be happy. In order to add a cherry on top of an exciting week, three new Canon cine lenses are in development and could become official sometime in the future.
Samyang to launch three more XEEN cine primes in early 2016
On August 10, 2015, Samyang introduced three Rokinon-branded XEEN-series prime lenses designed for professional photographers. The company has just confirmed that it will reveal three more XEEN cine primes in early 2016. On the other hand, the rumor mill has leaked the possible focal lengths of the upcoming trio.
Sony FE-mount users getting Olympus 35mm f/2.8 lens soon?
Olympus is rumored to launch a surprising lens on the market. The product will not be released for the company’s own Micro Four Thirds cameras, instead becoming available for Sony FE-mount shooters. According to a source, the product consists of a Olympus 35mm f/2.8 lens and will be here sometime in the future.
Canon EF 800mm f/5.6L DO IS lens could be in the works
Canon is working on a new super-telephoto prime lens for action and wildlife photographers, a trusted source has revealed. It seems like the Canon EF 800mm f/5.6L DO IS lens is in development, albeit its release date is not close, nor known at this time. Either way, the optic is on its way and will employ a diffractive optical element.
Sigma 14mm f/4 lens to be unveiled soon for Micro Four Thirds
Micro Four Thirds users, rejoice! Sigma is working on a new lens for photographers using mirrorless cameras with this mount. The product in question consists of the Sigma 14mm f/4 lens, which is a wide-angle prime that will offer a 35mm equivalent of 28mm and it is said to become official by the end of 2015.
Samyang officially unveils Rokinon XEEN cine prime lenses
Just like the rumor mill predicted, Samyang has revealed the Rokinon XEEN series of cine prime lenses today, August 10. There are three new optics, all with a maximum aperture of T1.5. The three models are offering 24mm, 50mm, and 85mm focal lenghts. They have been designed to cover full-frame sensors and are coming soon!
Sony 24-70mm E-mount lens coming soon?
The rumor mill is buzzing around the upcoming Sony E-mount mirrorless camera. However, it seems like the company will not reveal this camera alone and another product will join it. The SEL2470GM has been registered on Novocert’s website and it is said to represent an upcoming Sony 24-70mm E-mount lens.
Nikon 10-45mm f/4.5-5.6 AW lens patented
After patented the 1 Nikkor 7.2-13.6mm f/3.5-4.5 AW lens roughly one week ago, Nikon has patented yet another CX-mount optic for 1-series mirrorless cameras with 1-inch-type sensors. The company’s latest patent is referring to a Nikon 10-45mm f/4.5-5.6 AW lens, which can be taken underwater and has an inner zoom mechanism.
Tamron 18-200mm f/3.5-6.3 Di II VC lens becomes official
Tamron has taken the wraps off of the world’s lightest all-round zoom lens. The brand new Tamron 18-200mm f/3.5-6.3 Di II VC lens is replacing a 10-year-old optic and it does so in fashion. This lens will become available by the end of August 2015 with built-in image stabilization technology for DSLR cameras with APS-C-sized sensors.
Three Samyang XEEN cine prime lenses coming on August 10
Samyang will hold a product launch event on August 10 in order to announce three new XEEN-series cine prime lenses. The Samyang XEEN 24mm, 50mm, and 85mm optics will be introduced and they will offer a maximum aperture of T1.5. The primes will be designed for multiple camera mounts, including Canon EF and Nikon F.
Canon EF 24-120mm f/3.5-5.6 IS STM lens is in development
Canon is working on an interesting lens that could be a follow-up to the EF 24-105mm f/3.5-5.6 IS STM lens launched at the Photokina 2014 event. The Japan-based company has patented the Canon EF 24-120mm f/3.5-5.6 IS STM lens, a standard zoom optic that could become a best seller among photographers who travel a lot.
CIPA report: DSLR and mirrorless camera sales up in June 2015
June 2015 could prove to be a turning point for digital imaging companies. The latest statistical data from the Camera & Imaging Products Products Association, commonly known as CIPA, is showing that DSLR and mirrorless camera sales as well as lens shipments increased in June 2015 when compared to June 2014.
Nikon 24-70mm f/2.8E ED VR lens officially unveiled
After announcing three new lenses in early July, Nikon is now unveiling another three lenses in early August. The first of them is the sought-after and much-rumored AF-S Nikkor 24-70mm f/2.8E ED VR. The new Nikon 24-70mm f/2.8E ED VR lens replaces the older model with a built-in image stabilization technology and more.
Nikon 200-500mm f/5.6E ED VR lens announced
Nikon has just taken the wraps off of its second lens. The brand new AF-S Nikkor 200-500mm f/5.6E ED VR has been unveiled as an affordable and lightweight super-telephoto zoom lens for action and wildlife photographers. The Nikon 200-500mm f/5.6E ED VR lens will be released on the market this September.
Nikon 24mm f/1.8G ED lens revealed with high image quality
The third and final announcement of the day from Nikon consists of the AF-S Nikkor 24mm f/1.8G ED fast wide-angle prime. This new optic promises to deliver excellent image quality in challenging lighting conditions. The Nikon 24mm f/1.8G ED lens is a compact and lightweight optic that will be released with an affordable price tag.
New Sigma 12-24mm lens to be released in Art and Contemporary versions
A trusted source has shed more light on the much-rumored Sigma Art-series lens that will be released by the end of 2015. It seems like the optic consists of a Sigma 12-24mm lens instead of an 85mm f/1.4 model, as previously said. Moreover, the upcoming wide-angle zoom lens will become available in both Art and Contemporary versions.
July 2015 round-up: most important camera news and rumors
It is that time of the month again! Here is the July 2015 round-up containing the most exciting news and rumors that featured on Camyx. The digital imaging world brought us new cameras and lenses, while even more products are rumored to become official in the near future! Here is everything that you need to know!
New Canon EF 50mm f/1.4 lens coming this year?
Canon may launch another EF-mount 50mm lens in 2015 after all. The company has recently patented such optic in Japan and it would not be a surprise if this were to be the one to come out this year. The new Canon EF 50mm f/1.4 lens would replace a 22-year-old optic and it would be better than it in every aspect possible.