Tag Archives: wide angle lens

Tokina FiRIN lens roadmap for Sony E mount full-frame cameras


Tokina FiRIN lens roadmap for Sony E mount full-frame cameras displayed at Photokina 2016 event. According to the Tokina lens roadmap, the company is planning to launch three new FíRIN AF lenses for Sony full frame mirrorless cameras. The Firin 20mm F2 FE MF is the first in Tokina product line compact form-factor super wide ultra fast F2 apertureContinue Reading

Tokina Firin 20mm f/2.0 Full Frame E-mount Lens Announced


Tokina officially announced the new 20mm f/2.0 prime lens. It is designed for mirrorless cameras with full-frame image sensors. The Firin 20mm F2 FE MF is the first in Tokina product line compact form-factor super wide ultra fast F2 aperture manual prime lens. The wide-angle optic has a construction of 13 elements in 11 group. All lens elementsContinue Reading

Canon Announces EF 16-35 f/2.8L III & EF 24-105 f/4L IS II


In addition to the new EOS 5D Mark IV DSLR, Canon have also added the new EF 24-105mm f/4L IS II USM and the EF 16-35mm f/2.8L III USM to their extensive lineup of lenses. The new EF 16-35mm f/2.8L III USM Ultra-Wide Zoom Lens features a large diameter GMO dual surface aspherical lens andContinue Reading

EF 16-35mm f/2.8L III & EF 24-105mm f/4L IS II Specs and Price Leaked


Canon is on the verge to announce the EF 16-35mm f/2.8L III and EF 24-105mm F4L IS II lenses soon. Both lenses are expected to arrive with the Canon EOS 5D Mark IV digital SLR camera. Official announcement slated for August 25, 2016. Canon EF 16-35mm f/2.8L III USM Shipping in late October, 2016 USA $2199: B&H Photo | Amazon | Adorama Canon EF 24-105mmContinue Reading

Fujifilm XF 16mm F1.8 lens patent


Fujifilm has patented a new XF 16mm F1.8 wide-angle lens designed for APS-c size sensor X-mount cameras. The new wide-angle prime optic would be the f/1.8 version of the current XF 16mm F1.4 model. It is effectively a 24mm lens, when mounted on an APS-C sensor X body. From the patent application the optical design of the XFContinue Reading

Fujifilm 20mm F1.8 Lens Patent


Fujifilm has patented a new wide-angle lens in Japan. It is a 20mm equivalent focal length optic with a bright aperture of f/1.8. The new wide-angle optic designed for APS-c size sensor X-mount cameras is in the works. However the patent application refers two different focal lengths. One of them is the Fujinon XF 13mm f/1.8 and theContinue Reading

Zeiss Batis 18mm F2.8 lens reviews roundup


New Zeiss Batis 18mm F2.8 lens reviews now available on the web with tests, sample images and videos. The Batis-series lens 18mm is a super wide optic designed for Sony E-mount full-frame cameras. The lens delivers a 35mm focal length equivalent of approximately 27mm when attached to mirrorless shooters with APS-c sized image sensors. The design of the lens is based on DistagonContinue Reading

Canon EF 16-35mm f/2.8L III lens scheduled for Photokina 2016

Canon EF 16-35mm f/2.8L II USM

Canon is once again rumored to announce the EF 16-35mm f/2.8L III lens in mid-Summer. Canon is allegedly planning to offer a new and affordable alternative to the EF 11-24mm f/4L USM lens. According to trusted sources, the EF 16-35mm f/2.8L III lens is every bit as good as the recent L offerings from Canon and “solves the most glaring weaknesses ofContinue Reading

Zeiss Batis 18mm f/2.8 Lens Becomes Official with Autofocus


Zeiss has announced a new Batis 18mm f/2.8 lens with autofocus support for Sony full-frame mirrorless cameras. Designed for landscape and architecture photography, the new Batis-series lens is the widest model in the lineup. The brand new wide-angle prime optic features an OLED screen, just like its siblings. The first two Batis models are the 25mm f/2 andContinue Reading

Zeiss To Announce 3 New FE Lenses at PhotoPlus 2016 in October


Zeiss is planning to introduce three new lenses for Sony E-mount full-frame mirrorless cameras. New Zeiss lenses rumored to be unveiled at PhotoPlus 2016 this October. The three Zeiss lenses are on the horizon. According to Sony FE-mount camera owners, the expectations are the Batis 35mm f/1.8, 24-70mm f/2, and 16-35mm f/2.8. Currently it is unknown whether theContinue Reading