Ultra-bright Fujifilm XF 33mm f/1 lens is in the works
Fujifilm has been rumored to be working on a special lens in recent times. An insider has said that the product in question will have an ultra-bright maximum aperture and a focal length of around the 30mm mark. Now, the leakster is back with more information and it appears that the optic will consist of a Fujifilm XF 33mm f/1 lens.
Fujifilm introduces Fujinon XF 90mm f/2 R LM WR lens
Fujifilm has revealed a new lens. This time, it is not a wide-angle optic, instead the Japanese company has set its sight on portrait, sports, and event photographers. The new Fujinon XF 90mm f/2 R LM WR lens is weathersealed, so it will be perfect for outdoor photo sessions and for users who want to keep a distance to their subjects.
Fujifilm XF 90mm f/2 R LM WR lens photos and specs leaked
Alongside the X-T10 camera, Fujifilm will also announce a new lens, whose development has already been confirmed. Before the May 18 announcement event, the specs and photos of the Fujifilm XF 90mm f/2 R LM WR lens have been leaked on the web. The telephoto prime will be weathersealed, but it will not offer OIS technology.
Olympus 8mm f/1.8 Fisheye PRO lens revealed for MFTs
Back at the CP+ 2015 event in February, Olympus announced the development of the M.Zuiko Digital ED 8mm f/1.8 Fisheye PRO lens. The product has shed its development status and it is now official. The Olympus 8mm f/1.8 Fisheye PRO lens is real and it will be released for Micro Four Thirds users this summer.
Canon EF 50mm f/1.8 STM lens officially announced
Canon has finally introduced the long-rumored 50mm f/1.8 II lens replacement. As revealed by trusted sources, the product in question is the Canon EF 50mm f/1.8 STM lens, which comes packed with a Stepper Motor and with a new design. The optic covers full-frame sensor and will arrive on the market by the end of May 2015.
Tamron 90mm f/2.8 macro lens patented for mirrorless cameras
Tamron has just patented the seventh lens this year. After six zoom units, the third-party lens manufacturer has finally patented a prime model. The product in question consists of a Tamron 90mm f/2.8 macro lens, which has been designed for mirrorless interchangeable lens cameras with full-frame image sensors.
Canon EF 50mm f/1.8 STM lens photo and specs leaked
Canon will make an official announcement within the next few days. The company will not reveal an interchangeable lens camera, nor a compact camera. The event will be focused on a new prime lens. Before the show, the first Canon EF 50mm f/1.8 STM lens photo as well as its specs have been leaked by a trusted source.
Another Canon EF 35mm f/1.4 lens patent revealed
Canon has just patented a new version of a lens with a 35mm fixed focal length and a maximum aperture of f/1.4. The company already did a similar thing in late 2014, while the rumor mill has said that such lens is coming in 2015, so the new Canon EF 35mm f/1.4 lens patent further fuels the speculations concerning its launch.
High-quality Sony FE 50mm f/1.8 lens could be on its way
A couple of new optics for FE-mount full-frame mirrorless cameras have been patented by Sony in Japan and it looks like they might be introduced at some point. The more exciting model consists of a Sony FE 50mm f/1.8 lens, which is said to provide a very high image quality with almost no visible distortions.
Sigma 400mm f/2.8 DG OS HSM Sports lens patented
While Sigma promises people that a 24-70mm f/2.8 lens is a priority, the company is also working on a Sigma 400mm f/2.8 DG OS HSM Sports lens. This product has just been patented in Japan and it would become the first Sigma telephoto prime lens to be added to the manufacturer’s Sports series.
Zeiss reveals Batis 85mm f/1.8 and 25mm f/2 lenses
While the whole world has been waiting for a new Loxia-series manual focus optic, Zeiss has unveiled its first autofocus lenses for Sony FE-mount mirrorless cameras. The new Batis 85mm f/1.8 and 25mm f/2 lenses are here as bright prime optics with autofocus support and the promise to deliver high image quality.
Sigma 25mm f/1.2 lens patented for Micro Four Thirds cameras
A Sigma patent has been discovered in Japan. The application is describing a bright wide-angle prime optic created for mirrorless cameras featuring a Micro Four Thirds sensor. The product in question is the Sigma 25mm f/1.2 lens, which will provide a 35mm focal length equivalent of 50mm when mounted on m4/3 shooters.
Fujifilm 30mm f/1 lens rumored to be in development
Fujifilm is reportedly developing a prime lens with an ultra-bright aperture. The product in question is said to consist of a Fujifilm 30mm f/1 lens whose focal length may suffer some changes. This interesting lens is said to be in the first phase of development, which means that it could take a while before it becomes official.
Zeiss Loxia wide-angle lens to be released in late 2015
If you own a Sony FE-mount mirrorless camera and you are a fan of Zeiss optics, then you will be pleased to hear that you will get the chance of buying a new product by the end of this year. During an interview at NAB Show 2015, a Zeiss representative has confirmed that a Zeiss Loxia wide-angle lens will be announced later in 2015.
ZY Optics introduces Mitakon Speedmaster 85mm f/1.2 lens
As expected, ZY Optics has finally unveiled the Mitakon Speedmaster 85mm f/1.2 lens, which has been teased during the past couple of weeks and which has been leaked by the rumor mill. It is referred to as “The Dream” and it has been designed for portrait photographers using Canon EF, Nikon F, and Sony FE full-frame cameras.
Fujifilm unveils Fujinon XF 16mm f/1.4 R WR lens
After adding its to the official X-mount lens roadmap in mid-2014, Fujifilm has revealed the Fujinon XF 16mm f/1.4 R WR lens. It is a bright wide-angle prime that is weathersealed, so it will become a perfect match for the X-T1 weather-resistant camera. The new Fuji XF 16mm f/1.4 lens will be released on the marker in late May 2015.
Fujifilm XF 16mm f/1.4 R WR lens price, specs, and photo leaked
Fujifilm is rumored to announce a bright wide-angle prime lens on April 16. Before the product’s official launch event, a trusted source has leaked some details about the lens, including its price and some of its specs. Additionally, the first press photo of the Fujifilm XF 16mm f/1.4 R WR lens has showed up online, too.
Mitakon Speedmaster 85mm f/1.2 lens to be announced soon
ZY Optics has been teasing the launch of a new lens on its Facebook page since the beginning of April 2015. Meanwhile, the rumor mill has managed to get a hold of the product’s name, specs, photos, and mount details. Without further ado, the Mitakon Speedmaster 85mm f/1.2 lens is said to become official in the near future!
Fujifilm XF 90mm f/2 R telephoto lens to be released in July
Fujifilm is on the verge of announcing a new lens, which has already been confirmed and added to the official X-mount roadmap. According to a trusted source, the Fujifilm XF 90mm f/2 R telephoto lens will become available on the market in July 2015, so it will get an official announcement soon.
Lensbaby introduces Velvet 56mm f/1.6 Macro lens
Lensbaby has announced the lens which has been teased recently. There are a few differences between what the rumor mill said the lens is going to be. The product has macro capabilities and it is a 56mm model instead of a regular 55mm version. Either way, the Velvet 56mm f/1.6 Macro lens is official now and it is coming soon!
Lensbaby 55mm f/1.6 lens to be announced on April 7
Lensbaby is actively teasing the launch of a new lens on its official Facebook account. The company has also confirmed that the product will be officially unveiled on April 7. On the other hand, the rumor mill is claiming that the product in question is a Lensbaby 55mm f/1.6 lens for Canon and Nikon DSLR cameras.