New Canon 50mm lens to be announced in the near future
Most Canon fans are waiting for the company to reveal the EOS 5D Mark IV DSLR. However, the Japanese manufacturer is also focusing on its lens line-up. The rumor mill is claiming that a new prime optic is on its way. It is said to consist of a 50mm lens and to be officialized soon, albeit some doubts remain regarding its maximum aperture.
Irix 15mm f/2.4 lens announced for full-frame DSLRs
Photographers using full-frame DSLR cameras from Canon, Nikon, and Pentax have one more manual-focus-only lens at their disposal. It consists of the new Irix 15mm f/2.4 lens, which is a wide-angle prime that delivers superior image quality along with innovative technologies and a high resistance to extreme environments.
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.
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 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 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 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.
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.
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!
Canon EF-M 600mm f/5.6 DO IS lens in development
Canon has recently found itself in a patent spree, as multiple optics have been patented in its country of birth. The latest product to receive this treatment is the Canon EF-M 600mm f/5.6 DO IS lens, which has been developed for the company’s EOS M mirrorless cameras with APS-C-sized image sensors.
Canon EF 135mm f/2L II USM lens coming in 2016
Canon EF 135mm f/2L II USM lens is rumored to replace the Canon EF 135mm f/2L USM telephoto prime in 2016. The current generation is almost 20 years old and it does not have an image stabilization system, while sources are reporting that the next-gen might not have an integrated IS technology as well.
Canon 50mm f/3.5 IS macro lens patented
Canon may be planning to release a mirrorless camera with a full-frame image sensor in the near future. Such product would compete against the Sony A7-series. A sign that such product may be on its way consists of a patent for a Canon 50mm f/3.5 IS macro lens, which has just been approved in the company’s home country.
Fujifilm XF 35mm f/2 R WR lens photo and specs leaked
Fujifilm will hold a product launch event in the near future in order to officially reveal a couple of products which have been in development for a while. The products in question are the XF 35mm f/2 R WR prime lens and XF 1.4x TC WR teleconverter and their photos as well as specs have just been leaked on the web.
Sigma 20mm f/1.4 DG HSM Art lens becomes official
Photographers are in for a treat as Sigma has officially unveiled a new lens. The Sigma 20mm f/1.4 DG HSM Art lens has become official as the world’s first wide-angle prime with a 20mm focal length and a maximum aperture of f/1.4. Here is everything you need to know about this upcoming wide-angle prime optic!
Zeiss Loxia 21mm f/2.8 and Otus 28mm f/1.4 lenses coming soon
Zeiss is preparing for a major product launch event in mid-October 2015. The Germany-based lens maker will reveal a couple of new optics between October 12 and 16, according to a trusted source. The upcoming products are the already-rumored Zeiss Loxia 21mm f/2.8 and Otus 28mm f/1.4 wide-angle prime lenses.
Canon 58mm f/1.4 lens is in development
Canon is allegedly working on a prime lens with a 58mm focal length and a maximum aperture of f/1.4. The rumors are inspired by a patent application for a Canon 58mm f/1.4 lens, which has been leaked in Japan. If it becomes a reality, then it will take on Nikon’s AF-S Nikkor 58mm f/1.4G lens, introduced in October 2013.