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Zeiss Milvus 15mm f/2.8, 18mm f/2.8 and 135mm f/2 lenses announced
If you have a full-frame Canon or Nikon DSLR, then you will be happy to hear that Zeiss has introduced three new premium manual focus lenses. All of them are prime models that will join the Milvus family this October. Without much further ado, here is what you need to know about the Zeiss Milvus 15mm f/2.8, 18mm f/2.8 and 135mm f/2 lenses!
Canon 5D Mark IV finally official along with two lenses
The Canon 5D Mark IV saga is over now. The story has been dragged for so long that many people thought that this day will never come. Well, the DSLR is here and it is packing a lot of must-have features. Sitting beside it, there are two new L-series lenses, which will be released one month after the new 5D Mark IV.
Fujifilm X-A3 and XF 23mm f/2 R WR lens revealed
Following the recent rumors, the Fujifilm X-A3 entry-level mirrorless camera has been announced officially along with the Fujinon XF 23mm f/2 R WR wide-angle prime lens. Both products will be on-display at the Photokina 2016 event and they will be released on the market this fall.
Detailed Fujifilm X-A3 specs show up online
The recently-rumored Fujifilm X-A3 is definitely a reality, as trusted sources have leaked its specifications ahead of its unveiling. The entry-level mirrorless camera will be joined by a high-profile Fujinon XF 23mm f/2 R WR wide-angle prime lens and both will be present at Photokina 2016.
Panasonic reveals Lumix G Leica DG Summilux 12mm f/1.4 ASPH. lens
The long-rumored Leica 12mm lens has just been introduced by Panasonic. The rumor mill confirmed it on numerous occasions, but the Lumix G Leica DG Summilux 12mm f/1.4 ASPH. lens is finally here. It is rugged, it focuses fast, it compact and lightweight, so it could become a best-selling optic in the Micro Four Thirds sector.
Fujifilm XF 8-16mm f/2.8 WR lens will join X-mount line-up
The X-mount line-up is rumored to grow with at least two interesting models, which have not been mentioned within the gossip mill so far. Insiders are claiming that Fujifilm will launch an XF 8-16mm f/2.8 WR wide-angle zoom, as well as an XF 50mm f/2 R prime at some point in the future.
Fujifilm XF 23mm f/2 WR lens to show up at Photokina 2016
Fujifilm will launch another compact and lightweight prime lens with a maximum aperture of f/2 this year. The XF 35mm version will be joined by an XF 23mm wide-angle optic in 2016. The upcoming lens will also be weathersealed, like the 35mm version, and will become official around the Photokina 2016 event.
Samyang 14mm f/2.8 and 50mm f/1.4 lenses unveiled with AF support
Samyang has its fair share of fans in the digital imaging sector, who have had one huge demand: autofocus support. Well, the South Korean company has finally met this demand, courtesy of the 14mm f/2.8 ED AS IF UMC and 50mm f/1.4 AS IF UMC. These primes are the manufacturer’s first lenses with AF technology!
Panasonic to release Leica 12mm lens by the end of 2016
It will be an interesting year for Micro Four Thirds adopters. Both Panasonic and Olympus are planning to introduce new gear, including cameras and lenses. The former is now rumored to launch a new Leica-branded 12mm wide-angle lens in the second half of 2016, so a Photokina 2016 unveiling could be on the cards.
Zeiss Batis 18mm f/2.8 lens officially announced
The recently-rumored Zeiss Batis 18mm f/2.8 lens has been announced by the Germany-based company. As its name says, the product consists of a wide-angle prime optic. It supports autofocus and comes with the same OLED screen that is now a trademark of the Batis line-up. The lens will be released by the end of May 2016.
Olympus 24mm and 50mm f/1.4 lenses patented for full-frame cameras
Olympus has patented a couple of lenses for mirrorless cameras with full-frame image sensors. The company has recently confirmed that it will focus on OM-D cameras and PRO-series optics, so there is a chance that it will finally announce a full-frame mirrorless interchangeable lens camera in the not-so-distant future.
Nikon CX 9mm f/1.8 lens is in development
Nikon has patented a new product for its 1-series of mirrorless cameras and lenses. The product in question is a lens and it has been patented in Japan. It consists of a 9mm wide-angle prime lens with a maximum aperture of f/1.8, which could be released in the future for the company’s CX-mount mirrorless cameras.
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.
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!
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.
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.