Zeiss Milvus 15mm f/2.8, 18mm f/2.8 and 135mm f/2 lenses announced
If you have a full-frame Canon or Nikon DSLR, then you will be happy to hear that Zeiss has introduced three new premium manual focus lenses. All of them are prime models that will join the Milvus family this October. Without much further ado, here is what you need to know about the Zeiss Milvus 15mm f/2.8, 18mm f/2.8 and 135mm f/2 lenses!
Fujifilm X-A3 and XF 23mm f/2 R WR lens revealed
Following the recent rumors, the Fujifilm X-A3 entry-level mirrorless camera has been announced officially along with the Fujinon XF 23mm f/2 R WR wide-angle prime lens. Both products will be on-display at the Photokina 2016 event and they will be released on the market this fall.
Detailed Fujifilm X-A3 specs show up online
The recently-rumored Fujifilm X-A3 is definitely a reality, as trusted sources have leaked its specifications ahead of its unveiling. The entry-level mirrorless camera will be joined by a high-profile Fujinon XF 23mm f/2 R WR wide-angle prime lens and both will be present at Photokina 2016.
Samyang 35mm f/1.2 ED AS UMC CS lens becomes official
Samyang has taken the wraps off of a couple of new optics. The 35mm f/1.2 ED AS UMC CS lens is now official for mirrorless interchangeable lens cameras, the other lens is actually the cine version of the same product. Both are coming this September and they promise to deliver great image quality and versatility.
AF-S Nikkor 105mm f/1.4E lens announced by Nikon
Nikon has just introduced a new product. It consists of a telephoto prime, which is actually the brightest of its kind, thanks to an impressive f/1.4 electromagnetic diaphragm. The optic in question is the AF-S Nikkor 105mm f/1.4E lens and it will become available on the market sooner than expected.
Panasonic reveals Lumix G Leica DG Summilux 12mm f/1.4 ASPH. lens
The long-rumored Leica 12mm lens has just been introduced by Panasonic. The rumor mill confirmed it on numerous occasions, but the Lumix G Leica DG Summilux 12mm f/1.4 ASPH. lens is finally here. It is rugged, it focuses fast, it compact and lightweight, so it could become a best-selling optic in the Micro Four Thirds sector.
Sigma 85mm f/1.4 Art lens slated for Photokina 2016 launch
Photographers have reasons for joy as Sigma is working on a new Art-series lens. After the company discontinued the 85mm f/1.4 version, the rumor mill went wild regarding an 85mm f/1.4 Art-series version. Highly-trusted sources are now reporting that the lens is real and coming just in time for Photokina 2016.
Fujifilm XF 23mm f/2 WR lens to show up at Photokina 2016
Fujifilm will launch another compact and lightweight prime lens with a maximum aperture of f/2 this year. The XF 35mm version will be joined by an XF 23mm wide-angle optic in 2016. The upcoming lens will also be weathersealed, like the 35mm version, and will become official around the Photokina 2016 event.
Olympus 30mm macro lens coming by the end of 2016
Olympus is actively working on a new macro prime lens, a reliable source has revealed. The Japan-based company will reveal this product by the end of 2016. It is said to consist of a 30mm prime, thus will offer a 60mm equivalent. We are also using this opportunity to talk about the E-M1 Mark II, so here’s what we know!
Canon EF-M 28mm f/3.5 Macro IS STM lens revealed
Canon has introduced its first macro lens for EOS M mirrorless cameras. The new EF-M 28mm f/3.5 Macro IS STM prime lens is also the first optic to feature a built-in dual-LED lighting system in order to illuminate one’s subjects and freeze their movement. Find out everything about this lens right here on Camyx!
Canon EF-M 28mm f/3.5 IS STM macro lens’ name registered
Canon is preparing to make an announcement within the next few days. The second week of May 2016 will bring a new EF-M-mount lens in the body of the EF-M 28mm f/3.5 IS STM macro, whose name has just been registered on the website of a Russian agency, called Novocert.
Samyang 14mm f/2.8 and 50mm f/1.4 lenses unveiled with AF support
Samyang has its fair share of fans in the digital imaging sector, who have had one huge demand: autofocus support. Well, the South Korean company has finally met this demand, courtesy of the 14mm f/2.8 ED AS IF UMC and 50mm f/1.4 AS IF UMC. These primes are the manufacturer’s first lenses with AF technology!
Panasonic to release Leica 12mm lens by the end of 2016
It will be an interesting year for Micro Four Thirds adopters. Both Panasonic and Olympus are planning to introduce new gear, including cameras and lenses. The former is now rumored to launch a new Leica-branded 12mm wide-angle lens in the second half of 2016, so a Photokina 2016 unveiling could be on the cards.
Ricoh patents Pentax 200mm f/2.8 ED IF DC lens
As the Pentax full-frame DSLR camera is on its way, Ricoh is preparing the launch of a telephoto prime lens for APS-C-sized DSLRs. The company has patented a Ricoh-branded 200mm f/2.8 ED IF DC lens for such cameras, an optic that would provide a very high image quality when it becomes available.
Trioplan 50mm f/2.9 lens now available on Kickstarter
Nostalgia is a feeling that photographers experience oftentimes. If you are feeling it right now, then here is something that might bring back the good days: the Trioplan 50mm f/2.9 soap bubble bokeh lens. It is being brought back to life by Meyer-Optik Gorlitz, which has launched a Kickstarter campaign for this project alone.
Zeiss Batis 18mm f/2.8 lens officially announced
The recently-rumored Zeiss Batis 18mm f/2.8 lens has been announced by the Germany-based company. As its name says, the product consists of a wide-angle prime optic. It supports autofocus and comes with the same OLED screen that is now a trademark of the Batis line-up. The lens will be released by the end of May 2016.
Tamron SP 135mm f/1.8 Di VC lens coming at Photokina 2016
A leaked image contains a brochure that mentions an unannounced lens. The product in question consists of the Tamron SP 135mm f/1.8 Di VC telephoto prime. It is believed to be on track for a Photokina 2016 announcement. The rumored telephoto prime lens will be released for full-frame DSLR cameras.
Olympus 24mm and 50mm f/1.4 lenses patented for full-frame cameras
Olympus has patented a couple of lenses for mirrorless cameras with full-frame image sensors. The company has recently confirmed that it will focus on OM-D cameras and PRO-series optics, so there is a chance that it will finally announce a full-frame mirrorless interchangeable lens camera in the not-so-distant future.
Nikon CX 9mm f/1.8 lens is in development
Nikon has patented a new product for its 1-series of mirrorless cameras and lenses. The product in question is a lens and it has been patented in Japan. It consists of a 9mm wide-angle prime lens with a maximum aperture of f/1.8, which could be released in the future for the company’s CX-mount mirrorless cameras.
Affordable Sony FE 50mm f/1.8 lens announced
If you own an Alpha or NEX-series mirrorless camera from Sony then you will be pleased to hear that the PlayStation maker has just introduced an affordable 50mm lens. The Sony FE 50mm f/1.8 prime lens is here as a compact and lightweight solution for the company’s FE-mount and E-mount MILCs.
Leica Summilux TL 35mm f/1.4 ASPH. lens unveiled
Leica has just introduce a new lens for one of its mirrorless cameras. This time, the MILC has an APS-C sensor and it is the T (Typ 701) model. The prime lens is here to become the new quality standard in the APS-C category and it consists of the Leica Summilux TL 35mm f/1.4 ASPH. optic.