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Olympus 8mm, 40-150mm and 300mm PRO Lens Firmware Updates Released


Olympus has released new firmware updates on three of their PRO lenses. Olympus 8mm fisheye PRO and 300mm PRO lenses updated to version 1.1, while the 40-150mm telephoto zoom lens gets version 1.2 update. We can also see that the company adds support for the newly announced E-M1 Mark II for the 40-150 and 300mm. SeeContinue Reading

Olympus 12-100mm f/4 IS PRO lens reviews roundup


Here are several Olympus 12-100mm f/4 IS PRO lens reviews on the web. Let’s take a deeper look to this standart zoom optic designed for Micro Four Thirds system cameras. The M.Zuiko Digital ED 12-100mm f/4 IS PRO zoom optic from Olympus offers a 24-200mm equivalent focal length in 35mm format with a constant maximum aperture. This lens is sure fitsContinue Reading

New Nikon Lens Only Rebates Now Available in US


The new Nikon lens-only rebates for the month of November now available in the US. These Nikon lens-only rebates will be part of Black Friday & Cyber Monday deals. Up to $320 off Nikon lens only instant rebates can be seen at Amazon, B&H Photo and Adorama. New special promotions on several products also listed below. You can find the product, price and storeContinue Reading

Olympus 12-40mm & 14-42mm Lens Firmware Updates Released


Olympus released new firmware update for 12-40mm F2.8 PRO and 14-42mm F3.5-5.6 lenses. Both the firmware update version 1.2 for 12-40mm and version 1.2 for 14-42mm improves stability to these lenses when shooting videos. Olympus also enhanced stability of sequential shooting of 12-40mm F2.8 PRO model when using the E-M1 Mark II. See firmware details and download links below. OlympusContinue Reading

Olympus M.Zuiko Digital ED 12-100mm 1:4.0 IS PRO Announced


Olympus has announced the M.Zuiko Digital ED 12-100mm F4 IS Pro all-around zoom lens. Designed for Micro Four Thirds cameras, the standard zoom provides 24-200mm equivalent focal length in 35mm format with a constant maximum aperture. Dust-, splash- and freezeproof, this professional-grade travel zoom features. Combined with Olympus’ 5-axis IBIS, it can offer up to 6.5 stops ofContinue Reading

Canon EF 70-300mm f/4-5.6 IS II USM Lens Announced


Canon has announced the EF 70-300mm F/4-5.6 IS II USM with fast, whisper quiet Nano USM for wildlife and sports. This is the Canon’s first lens that has an LCD screen. It offers an USM motor focusing for stills and a quieter STM stepping motor for video AF. The telephoto zoom lens replaces the EF 70-300mm f/4-5.6Continue Reading

Sony announces the E PZ 18-110mm F4 G OSS E-mount lens


Sony has announced the E PZ 18-110mm F4 G OSS power zoom lens for Super 35mm and APS-C format cameras. Designed for video shooters, it’s the second lens in Sony’s lineup. The optic uses the company’s Smooth Motion Optics (SMO) design to prevent focus breathing, focus shifts and axial image shifts while zooming. The lens provides a focalContinue Reading

Tamron SP 150-600mm F5-6.3 Di VC USD G2 Lens Announced


Tamron has announced a new version of its popular 150-600mm telephoto lens.  It is the SP 150-600mm F5-6.3 Di VC USD G2. This second-generation lens promises to deliver superior optical performance with today’s high resolution DSLRs. New model adds improvements to several features including the speed and accuracy of the Vibration Compensation and auto focusContinue Reading

Canon EF 70-300mm f/4-5.6 IS II USM Lens Coming in Late 2016


Canon is allegedly working on a new EF 70-300mm f/4-5.6 IS II USM telephoto zoom lens. It will be designed for Canon DSLRs with full-frame image sensor. The telephoto zoom optic will cover a 70-300mm focal length with an aperture range between f/4-5.6. It will have the new image stabilization technology with USM motor. The Ultrasonic MotorContinue Reading

Tamron 70-200mm f/4 VC Full Frame Lens Patent


Tamron filed a new zoom lens patent  in Japan. The new patent describes the Tamron 70-200mm f/4 VC telephoto-zoom lens designed for cameras with full-frame image sensors. Tamron has many good high-zoom lenses especially ideal for bird photography. This lens also comes with built-in Vibration Compensation technology. The price of this telephoto zoom lens is expected to be cheaper thanContinue Reading