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Zeiss Otus 28mm f/1.4 lens slated for October 2015 unveiling

Zeiss is on the verge of introducing a new prime lens offering cutting-edge image quality. It is, of course, a new Otus prime and the rumor mill is claiming that it is coming in October 2015, not in September 2015, as previously said. Here is what we know about the upcoming Zeiss Otus 28mm f/1.4 lens!

Canon EF 85mm f/1.2L II USM telephoto prime

Canon to replace EF 85mm f/1.2L II USM at Photokina 2016

Canon is working on new prime lens goodies. After replacing the EF 35mm f/1.4L USM, the company is reportedly working on EF 50mm f/1.2L USM and EF 85mm f/1.2L II USM replacements. The new optics are in development and one of them will be introduced at Photokina 2016, while the other is coming sooner.

Tamron SP 35mm f/1.8 Di VC USD wide-angle prime

Tamron SP 35mm f/1.8 Di VC USD lens becomes official

Tamron is well-known for its zoom lenses that offer excellent price/performance ratio. However, the company is shifting focus to high image quality. The first step is the brand new Tamron SP 35mm f/1.8 Di VC USD lens which will provide superior optical performance, weathersealing, and more in a compact, lightweight package.

Tamron SP 45mm f/1.8 Di VC USD prime

Tamron SP 45mm f/1.8 Di VC USD lens unveiled

Tamron has taken the wraps off the second SP-series prime lens of the day. It consists of a model that has an unusual focal length: 45mm. Without much further ado, behold the new Tamron SP 45mm f/1.8 Di VC USD lens, which has been developed for full-frame cameras and which features built-in image stabilization technology.

Sigma 18-35mm f/1.8 DC HSM Art

Two new Tamron prime lenses to be announced soon

Tamron is preparing a major product launch event in order to reveal new products. According to the rumor mill, the two new Tamron prime lenses will be SP 35mm f/1.8 Di VC USD and SP 45mm f/1.8 Di VC USD. The optics will be released for Canon, Nikon, and Sony cameras with full-frame sensors sometime in the near future.

canon ef 35mm f1.4l ii usm lens

Canon EF 35mm f/1.4L II USM lens unveiled with BR Optics tech

The rumor mill has got another one right as Canon has revealed a new EF-mount 35mm f/1.4L wide-angle prime. This new product is world’s first model to employ BR Optics technology, which consists of an organic element that reduces chromatic aberration. The new Canon EF 35mm f/1.4L II USM lens will be released this fall.

Canon EF 35mm f/1.4L II USM leaked

Canon EF 35mm f/1.4L II USM lens photos and specs leaked

Canon is preparing a major product launch event for a premium lens. This wide-angle prime has been mentioned within the rumor mill several times, but it is finally coming soon. Before its launch, trusted sources have leaked the first Canon EF 35mm f/1.4L II USM lens photos as well as its specs and price details.

OM-D E-M5 Mark II

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.

Samyang XEEN cine lens series

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.

Olympus OM 35mm f/2.8

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.

Sigma dp0 Quattro 14mm f/4 lens

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.

Canon EF 800mm f/5.6L IS USM telephoto prime

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.

Rokinon XEEN lenses

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!

Samyang XEEN cine prime leaked

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.

af-s nikkor 24mm f1.8g ed

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.

Canon EF 50mm f/1.4L USM

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.

AF-S Nikkor 24-70mm f/2.8E ED VR leaked

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.

Canon EF 600mm f/4L IS II USM lens

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.

Zeiss Otus 85mm f/1.4 telephoto prime

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.

Zeiss 85mm f/1.4 A-mount lens

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 GX7 successor rumors

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.


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