Nikon 24-70mm f/2.8E ED VR and two more lenses coming soon
Nikon will definitely announce three new lenses which have been rumored in the past. The certainty comes from the fact that a source has leaked their photos as well as details about their specs and prices. Without further ado, the Nikon 24-70mm f/2.8E ED VR, 24mm f/1.8G ED, and 200-500mm f/5.6E ED VR lenses will be unveiled soon.
Nikon 7.2-13.6mm f/3.5-4.5 AW lens is in the works
Nikon has patented another lens that is designed for the company’s CX-mount mirrorless cameras with 1-inch-type sensors. The product in question is a Nikon 7.2-13.6mm f/3.5-4.5 AW lens that will be capable of taking photos underwater alongside the Nikon 1 AW1 mirrorless camera without taking damage in the process.
Canon EF 600mm f/4 DO IS USM lens is in development
Canon is constantly working on new products, including cameras and lenses. The Japan-based company has just patented another lens that consists of a super-telephoto prime with built-in Diffractive Optics technology. The product is the Canon EF 600mm f/4 DO IS USM lens, which could be released at some point in the future.
Nikon announces 95 million lens production milestone
A new milestone has been reached in the digital imaging world. Nikon has just confirmed that it has produced its 95 millionth lens ever. The company says that its lens production has reached the 95 million mark recently, while praising the recent advancements in optical technology, including the Phase Fresnel element.
Zeiss Otus 25mm f/1.4 lens to be announced this September
Zeiss is preparing a new lens that will be added to its Otus-series of manual focus optics. It was only a matter of time until the rumors started to intensify, but they had come in hot. It seems like the next model consists of a Zeiss Otus 25mm f/1.4 lens that is close to its launch as it will be unveiled officially in September 2015.
New Sigma Art lens to be announced by the end of 2015
Sigma has already unveiled two Art-series optics in 2015: the 24mm f/1.4 DG HSM and 24-35mm f/2 DG HSM. Nevertheless, there is room for more and it seems like a new Sigma Art lens is in development. According to a trusted source, the upcoming product will become official sometime by the end of 2015.
Nikon 200-500mm lens coming in the near future
Nikon has been rumored to launch a 24-70mm lens with integrated image stabilization technology for a long time. The optic is coming soon and it seems like it will be accompanied by another model. A trusted source is reporting that a Nikon 200-500mm lens is in development and is on its way sometime in the near future.
Sony FE 85mm f/1.4 G lens set to be released this fall
Sony will unveil a new lens for FE-mount mirrorless cameras with full-frame image sensors in the near future. Multiple sources are stating that the large aperture prime from the company’s official roadmap consists of the Sony FE 85mm f/1.4 G lens, which will become available for purchase sometime in September or October.
Panasonic GX8 and FZ300 to be announced within a few days
Multiple trusted sources are claiming that Panasonic has scheduled a major product launch event for next week. Among the upcoming products, it is said that the Panasonic GX8 and FZ300 cameras will become official, while the 150mm f/2.8 super-telephoto prime lens will be unveiled for Micro Four Thirds fans, too.
Canon to reveal two lenses and one DSLR on August 14
The next major announcement event to be held by Canon will take place on August 14, 2015, says the rumor mill. During the event, the company is rumored to unveil two lenses and one DSLR. It seems like the EF 35mm f/1.4L II USM lens is coming, while the most likely camera to show up is the tiny Rebel SL2 / 150D.
Canon EF-S 15-105mm f/2.8-5.6 STM lens patented, too
Canon has patented a new lens for EOS-series DSLR cameras featuring an APS-C-sized image sensor. It consists of a standard zoom lens that will offer a 35mm focal length equivalent of about 24-168mm. The product in question is the Canon EF-S 15-105mm f/2.8-5.6 STM lens and it has been patented in Japan.
Nikon 10-65mm f/1.9 lens patented for compact cameras
After recently introducing three new lenses for APS-C or full-frame DSLRs, Nikon has been caught patenting a zoom lens designed for compact cameras with smaller image sensors. The Nikon 10-65mm f/1.9 lens patent has been filed in Japan and it could be a part of one of the company’s future compact cameras with 1/2.3″-type sensors.
Nikon AF-S Nikkor 600mm f/4E FL ED VR lens revealed
The final announcement of the day from Nikon consists of the AF-S Nikkor 600mm f/4E FL ED VR lens. The new super-telephoto lens has been created to deliver superior image quality and performance in a lighter package to wildlife and action photographers using Nikon’s FX-format full-frame DSLR cameras.
Nikon unveils AF-S DX Nikkor 16-80mm f/2.8-4E ED VR lens
The rumor mill has recently revealed that Nikon will introduce an interesting DX-format 5x optical zoom lens. Shortly after that, the company has decided to make it official and the AF-S DX Nikkor 16-80mm f/2.8-4E ED VR lens has just been announced as the first DX-format lens to come packed with a Nano Crystal Coat.
AF-S Nikkor 500mm f/4E FL ED VR lens announced by Nikon
The second announcement of the day for Nikon consists of the AF-S Nikkor 500mm f/4E FL ED VR lens. This FX-format super-telephoto prime has been mentioned within the rumor mill recently and it is here with a reduced weight and an increased performance as well as a higher price tag when compared to its predecessor.
Nikon 16-80mm f/2.8-4E ED VR DX lens photo leaked
Nikon is rumored to hold a major product launch event by the end of this week. Meanwhile, the rumor mill has been busy and it has leaked the first photo of the Nikon 16-80mm f/2.8-4E ED VR DX lens. Additionally, the optic’s price and release date details have been revealed, too, and this lens announces itself as a great product!
Canon wide-angle zoom L f/2 lens in development?
Sigma has recently unveiled the 24-35mm f/2 DG HSM Art lens, which is the first in its category to employ a constant maximum aperture of f/2. It seems like Sigma has not beaten Canon by much. The reason for that is because a Canon wide-angle zoom L f/2 lens is said to be in the works and to come to the market soon.
Three new Nikon lenses to be announced within days
A trio of new Nikon lenses will become official within the next few days. The company will unveil three optics which were mentioned within the rumor mill in mid-June 2015. A trusted source is now reporting that the 500mm f/4E FX, 600mm f/4E FX, and 16-80mm f/2.8-4 DX are all coming in the near future!
Olympus 500mm f/4 IS PRO lens patent revealed
It seems like Olympus is serious about adding image stabilization into its lenses. After the 300mm f/4 PRO was rumored to have been delayed in order to make room for an IS system, the rumor mill has discovered a patent for an Olympus 500mm f/4 IS PRO lens. This optic also has built-in IS and it is aimed at Micro Four Thirds cameras.
Canon EF 35mm f/1.4L II USM lens ready and coming this fall
Canon is rumored to have completed the testing phase of a much-anticipated bright wide-angle prime lens. According to a trusted source, the Canon EF 35mm f/1.4L II USM lens is ready, but it will not be announced, yet. Due to the demand of existing lenses, Canon will introduce this new product sometime during fall 2015.
Venus Optics introduces Laowa 15mm f/4 1:1 macro lens
When one thinks of macro photography, one thinks of a telephoto lens. Well, up until now that is, as Venus Optics has officially revealed the Laowa 15mm f/4 1:1 macro lens, which has become world’s widest lens to offer 1:1 macro capabilities. Now, photographers can reveal the habitat of their tiny macro subjects!