Tag Archives: Lens

Samyang AF 85mm f/1.4 EF Lens Announced for Canon DSLRs

Samyang AF 85mm f/1.4 EF lens for Canon DSLR cameras now officially announced. The Samyang AF 85mm f/1.4 EF is a Full Frame Canon EF Mount lens that sets new standards for portrait lenses thanks to its compact size and light weight construction. The bright prime lens weighs 485g and measures just 72mm long (without lensContinue Reading

Neewer 35mm f/1.2 mirrorless lens for Fuji X and Sony E mounts

The Chinese lens manufacturer Neewer released a new mirrorless lens. Neewer 35mm f/1.2 lens now available for Fuji X and Sony E-mount cameras. The manual focus prime fixed lens has a construction of 6 Elements in 5 Groups. Durable, Compact and Lightweight Aluminum body weighes 0.33lb/150g. It has 9 diaphragm blades so providesbeautiful bokeh while the subject remainsContinue Reading

What to Expect from Canon in 2018

Here is an updated list of the product expectations of Canon in 2018. Canon is expected to announce at least three new cameras and several new lenses. We told about the cameras we were expecting from Canon as three because a full-frame mirrorless camera could be a development announcement rather than an official announcement. In the pastContinue Reading

Canon EF 24-70mm f/2.8L III USM Lens Rumored for Photokina 2018

Canon is working on the popular standard zoom lens EF 24-70mm f/2.8L II USM replacement. The latest rumor is that the Canon EF 24-70mm f/2.8L III USM lens will be announced at the Photokina 2018 event. As you know, Canon has two choices in the standard zoom range of 24-70mm with bright aperture. One isContinue Reading

Nikon AF-S NIKKOR 500mm f/5.6E PF ED VR lens development announced

Nikon officially announced the development of the AF-S NIKKOR 500mm f/5.6E PF ED VR lens. The new lens will be compact and lightweight super telephoto lens just like the 300mm f/4. The FX-format optic will use the Phase Fresnel (PF) lens element and will be a portable glass. For a comparison the current 500mm f/4 lens weighes 6.81lb/3.09kg and costsContinue Reading

Sigma Releases New Firmware for MC-11 Mount Converter, Flash EF-630 and Selected Lenses

Sigma released new firmware update for MC-11 lens adapter, electronic flash EF-630 and selected lenses. The Sigma glasses gets the new firmware are the 18-35mm F1.8 DC HSM A013, 24-70mm F2.8 DG OS HSM A017, 35mm F1.4 DG HSM A012, 50mm F1.4 DG HSM A014, 85mm F1.4 DG HSM A016, 135mm F1.8 DG HSM A017 and 100-400mm F5-6.3 DG OS HSMContinue Reading

Canon Patent for EF 800mm f/5.6L IS II Lens

Canon has filed a new patent in Japan. The new application describes an updated EF 800mm f/5.6L IS super-telephoto prime lens. We might somehow call it the EF 800mm f/5.6L IS II which should be the improved IS model. Looks like the Japan-based company is continuing to work on a follow-up to the longest lens inContinue Reading

Samyang AF 24mm f/2.8 FE Lens Announced for Sony E-mount

Samyang AF 24mm f/2.8 FE lens for Sony E-mount cameras now officially announced. The wide-angle lens is a new, budget, autofocus lens for Sony full-frame E-mount shooters. The new Samyang AF 24mm f/2.8 FE weighs just 93g and measures 37mm, making it compact and portable. Its optical construction comprises 7 elements in 7 groups and promisesContinue Reading

Pre-order : Canon EF 70-200mm f/2.8L IS III & 70-200mm f/4L IS II USM Lenses

Canon’s newly announced EF 70-200mm f/2.8L IS III USM and EF 70-200mm f/4L IS II USM lenses are now available for pre-order. The Canon 70-200mm f/2.8L IS III will start shipping in August 2018 while the Canon EF 70-200mm f/4L IS II USM release date is in late June 2018. Canon EF 70-200mm f/2.8L IS III USM Lens: $2,099 – Amazon | B&HContinue Reading

Zeiss Batis 40mm f/2 CF FE lens rumored to be announced soon

Zeiss is rumored to announce a new Batis 40mm f/2 CF FE lens. This will be the fifth lens in the series. Check out all the Batis lenses at major stores for availability (B&H Photo Video | Adorama | Amazon). The latest and the fourth member in the Batis lens family is the Zeiss Batis 135mm f/2.8. It is designed forContinue Reading