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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Samyang 100mm f/2.8 ED UMC Macro lens unveiled
As teased in late March, Samyang introduced a new lens, which was then joined by its cine counterpart. The Samyang 100mm f/2.8 ED UMC Macro lens allows photographers to capture beautiful close-up shots of small subjects, while the Samyang 100mm T3.1 VDSLR ED UMC Macro lens is aimed at videographers.
First Samyang 100mm f/2.8 macro lens teaser revealed
Samyang has been rumored to be on the verge of announcing a new telephoto prime lens with macro capabilities in recent times. Before the launch event, the South Korean company has revealed the first Samyang 100mm f/2.8 macro lens teaser. The teasing campaign has begun on the company’s Facebook page and it may continue soon.
Olympus 300mm f/4 PRO lens release date rumored to be November 15
Olympus will release two lenses this summer: the 7-14mm f/2.8 PRO wide-angle zoom and 8mm f/1.8 PRO fisheye. Towards the end of the year, the company is rumored to have planned the launch of another optic. Inside sources are claiming that the Olympus 300mm f/4 PRO lens release date is November 15, 2015.
Samyang 100mm f/2.8 macro lens coming this summer
Samyang is developing a new telephoto prime lens for DSLRs with full frame image sensors. The rumor mill is claiming that the Samyang 100mm f/2.8 macro lens is in the works. Moreover, the product will be ready to ship this summer and will compete against the existing Canon and Nikon telephoto prime lenses.
Canon EF 400mm f/5.6L IS II lens coming sometime in 2016
Canon is in the process of revamping its entire lens line-up that revolves around the 400mm focal length mark. The next model to come to the market could be the Canon EF 400mm f/5.6L IS II lens, which is said to be in development. Moreover, the new 400mm f/5.6L version will become available on the market sometime in 2016.
Three new Sony prime lenses unveiled for FE-mount cameras
Sony has expanded its FE-mount lens line-up with the introduction of three new prime lenses and a couple of converters. In addition to the FE 90mm f/2.8 Macro G OSS, FE 28mm f/2, and the Zeiss Distagon T* FE 35mm f/1.4 ZA lenses and two FE converters, the company has also revealed two converters for E-mount lenses.
Meyer-Optik Görlitz announces Trioplan 100mm f/2.8 lens
Meyer-Optik Görlitz, a German company with decades of experience in lens manufacturing, has revealed its plans to reawaken a family of legendary lenses: Trioplan. The Trioplan 100mm f/2.8 lens will be the first to be redesigned and it will become available this October for Canon and Nikon DSLRs, and a few mirrorless camera mounts.
Sigma 85mm f/1.4 DG HSM Art lens could be in development
Sigma is reportedly working on a few new Art-series optics. They are supposed to be announced sometime in the future, albeit a more distant future than a neighboring one. It is said that the Sigma 85mm f/1.4 DG HSM Art lens is among the new models, which would also compete against the new Zeiss Otus 85mm f/1.4 lens.
New Canon 300mm f/4 IS lens is in the works
Canon could be on the verge of announcing a few more lenses in the near future. The company has just patented three new models in Japan, all bearing an updated refractive index distribution element. Among them, we can find a new Canon 300mm f/4 IS lens, which could replace the current model that is more than 10 years old.
Veydra 85mm T2.2 lens unveiled for Micro Four Thirds mount
Micro Four Thirds users, who are fond of videography, can now pre-order a new Mini Prime-series cine lens made by Veydra. The company has announced the sixth model of its Mini Prime line-up in the body of the Veydra 85mm T2.2 lens, which handles 4K or higher resolutions, whose shipping begins later this year.
Bright Olympus telephoto lenses coming soon, says manager
An Olympus General Manager has revealed a couple of interesting details about the company’s future. Setsuya Kataoka is claiming that bright Olympus telephoto lenses will be released in the near future, while stating that photographers will be able to capture 40-megapixel high-resolution shots without a tripod soon.
Fujifilm XF 35mm f/2 R WR lens photos straight from CP+ 2015
Fujifilm is present at the CP+ 2015 event and the company has taken all of its unreleased products (which are present on the official X-mount roadmap) with it. Among them, we can find the Fujifilm XF 35mm f/2 R WR lens along with the XF 120mm f/2.8 R Macro, which will be weathersealed and will feature built-in OIS.
Updated Fujifilm X-mount lens 2015-2016 roadmap revealed
The rumor mill has recently said that an updated Fujifilm X-mount lens 2015-2016 roadmap will be revealed just before the CP+ Camera & Photo Imaging Show 2015. These gossip talks have become true, as Fuji has announced a new lens roadmap, which includes the 120mm f/2.8 macro and 35mm f/2 R lenses among others.