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 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.
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.
Nikon 200-500mm f/5.6E ED VR lens announced
Nikon has just taken the wraps off of its second lens. The brand new AF-S Nikkor 200-500mm f/5.6E ED VR has been unveiled as an affordable and lightweight super-telephoto zoom lens for action and wildlife photographers. The Nikon 200-500mm f/5.6E ED VR lens will be released on the market this September.
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/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 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.
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 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 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!
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.
Olympus 300mm f/4 PRO lens delayed to make room for IS
Olympus has allegedly delayed the launch of its 300mm f/4 PRO super-telephoto prime lens. The rumor mill is claiming that the Olympus 300mm f/4 PRO lens has been delayed in order to give the company enough time to put an image stabilization system into the lens, while a patent for such product has been leaked on the web.
Panasonic FZ300 and 150mm f/2.8 lens to be unveiled in July
Panasonic is rumored to have scheduled a product launch event for July 2015. The company is expected to reveal at least a couple of new products, including a camera and a lens. According to the rumor mill, the products set to be unveiled next month are the Panasonic FZ300 bridge camera and the 150mm f/2.8 telephoto prime lens.
Canon EF-M 85mm f/1.8 IS STM lens may be on its way
Canon may soon reveal a new product for the company’s mirrorless camera users. It seems like a Canon EF-M 85mm f/1.8 IS STM lens is in the works. Additionally, this telephoto prime lens, designed for portrait photography purposes, will be revealed in the near future for EOS M mirrorless interchangeable lens cameras.
New Nikon 500mm and 600mm f/4 lenses coming soon
Nikon will hold a product launch event during the summer. According to the rumor mill, new 500mm and 600mm f/4 lenses with fluorite elements will be unveiled sometime within the following two months. The new products will replace the existing 500mm and 600mm f/4 lenses and they will be smaller, lighter, and pricier.
Sigma 85mm f/1.4 Art or 135mm f/2 Art coming this year
Sigma is rumored to be working on an Art-series telephoto prime lens with a fast aperture. The product will be launched sometime within the next few months of the year and sources are mentioning two possibilities. One of them is the Sigma 85mm f/1.4 Art lens, while the other one is the 135mm f/2 Art optic.
Tamron 85mm f/1.8 VC lens patent resembles Zeiss Batis version
Tamron has patented another lens in Japan. This time, the lens may have already been announced. The patent is describing a Tamron 85mm f/1.8 VC lens, which is similar to the Zeiss Batis Sonnar T* 85mm f/1.8 lens. This short-telephoto prime was introduced in April 2015 and it is currently available for pre-order.
New Canon super-telephoto lens coming in 2016
After taking care of the wide-angle department, Canon will turn its attention to the super-telephoto realm. According to a highly-reliable source, a new Canon super-telephoto lens is in the works. The optic is rumored to come packed with a maximum aperture that is slower than f/4 and to be released on the market sometime in 2016.