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Sigma Patent for 8mm f/1.8 Fisheye MFT Lens


Sigma has filed a new patent in Japan. The new patent refers to a bright 8mm f/1.8 Fisheye designed for Micro Four Thirds cameras. A bright ultra wide-angle prime such as Sigma 8mm f/1.8 will be great for users of Micro Four Thirds system. However we have to underline that this is only the patent application. So don’t expect the product become available onContinue Reading

Best Lenses for Canon EOS 5D Mark IV DSLR Camera


Here are the best and recommended Canon EOS 5D Mark IV Lenses. Popular mid-range full-frame digital SLR camera announced back in August, 2016. Recommended Canon EOS 5D Mark IV lenses are categorized below as standard prime lenses, standard zoom lenses, wide-angle prime lenses, wide-angle zoom lenses, telephoto zoom lenses and macro lenses. You can also find some recommendations for the wedding photography, landscape photography,Continue Reading

Canon EF 16-35mm f/2.8L III USM Lens Reviews Roundup


First Canon EF 16-35mm f/2.8L III USM lens reviews now available on the web. The new ultra wide-angle zoom lens for professional and enthusiast photographers is currently shipping in the US. Th eprice is $2,199 and available at  Amazon | B&H Photo |Adorama stores. The new EF 16-35mm f/2.8L III USM lens combines outstanding image quality, a fast, constant aperture and a rugged design. It features aContinue Reading

Nikon 70-200mm f/2.8E FL ED VR vs 70-200mm f/2.8G ED VR II comparison


Nikon has updated its popular 70-200mm telephoto zoom lens. Here is a quick comparison table of the Nikon 70-200mm f/2.8E FL ED VR vs 70-200mm f/2.8G ED VR II optics. The AF-S Nikkor 70-200mm F2.8E FL ED VR lens has been updated with a new optical design, improved Vibration Reduction as well as an electromagnetic diaphragm. The popular bright telephoto zoomContinue Reading

Leica Summaron-M 28mm f/5.6 lens officially announced


Leica Camera has announced the new Summaron-M 28mm f/5.6 lens which is the modern version of the 1955 classic model. The optical design and mechanical construction of the Summaron-M 28 mm f/5.6 are identical to those of its predecessor. The lens consists of 6 elements in 4 groups, arranged symmetrically around the iris of the new Leica Summaron-M 28 mm f/5.6, isContinue Reading

Nikon announces AF-S NIKKOR 70-200mm f/2.8E FL ED VR lens


Nikon updates the AF-S Nikkor 70-200mm F2.8E FL ED VR lens with improved optics and electromagnetic diaphragm. The popular bright telephoto zoom lens has a total of 22 elements, with 6 ED, 1 fluorite and 1 high refractive index element. It has a new optical design, improved Vibration Reduction as well as an electromagnetic diaphragm. A Nano CrystalContinue Reading

Canon EF 135mm f/2L II USM lens coming in 2017


The Canon EF 135mm f/2L II USM lens is rumored to be in the works and to be announced in 2017 without a built-in image stabilization system. Canon is rumored to be working on a replacement the EF 135mm f/2L ($999 – Amazon| B&H | Adorama) lens. This telephoto prime has been around for 20 years. It doesn’t have an image stabilization system. TheContinue Reading

Tamron 60mm f/2.8 Macro VC Full Frame Lens Patent


Tamron filed a new zoom lens patent in Japan. The new patent describes the Tamron 60mm f/2.8 Macro VC lens designed for cameras with full-frame image sensors. Tamron has many good high maginifcation lenses especially ideal for macro and portrait photography. This lens also comes with built-in Vibration Compensation technology. This would be good news for the current Sony A7-series E-mount camera users. AsContinue Reading

Zeiss Milvus 85mm f/1.4 lens test results


Zeiss Milvus 85mm f/1.4 lens test results published by DxOMark.  Tested on the Nikon D810, the prime optic achieved an excellent sharpness and uniformity. The Milvus 85mm f/1.4 ZF.2 Lens from Zeiss features a fast maximum aperture along with a unique spherical design to produce especially smooth bokeh for selective focus applications. The lens achieved a score of 46 and ranks high in their database. AccordingContinue Reading

Canon EF 200-600mm f/4.5-5.6 IS USM Lens Coming at CP+ 2017


Canon will reportedly launch an EF 200-600mm f/4.5-5.6 IS USM super-telephoto zoom lens without an L-designation in early 2017. It will be designed to cover Canon DSLRs with full-frame sensors. When attached with APS-C-sized cameras it will offer a 35mm equivalent of about 300-900mm. The maximum aperture of the super-telephoto zoom lens is not very fast but features built-in image stabilizationContinue Reading