Tag Archives: telephoto

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

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

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

Canon EF 70-200mm f/2.8L IS III USM lens officially announced

Canon officially announces the EF 70-200mm f/2.8L IS III USM bright telephoto zoom lens. The new Canon EF 70-200mm f/2.8L IS III USM is an ideal lens for professional photographers who shoot with the Canon 1D and 5D series of DSLR cameras. The inclusion of Air Sphere Coating (ASC) technology helps to reduce flaring and ghosting, andContinue Reading

Canon EF 70-200mm f/4L IS II USM Lens Officially Announced

Canon officially announces the EF 70-200mm f/4L IS II USM telephoto zoom lens. The new version of its popular 70-200mm F4L telezoom features numerous improvements over its predecessor, including five stops of stabilization. The updated IS is now quieter, and now features three modes, designed specifically for shooting still and moving subjects. Weighing 780g, the new 70-200mm F4LContinue Reading

EF 70-200mm f/4L IS II & 70-200mm f/2.8L IS III Lenses Coming in Early June

We know Canon is working hard on the new EF 70-200mm f/4L IS II USM & EF 70-200mm f/2.8L IS III lenses. Both lenses to arrive in early June to replace the existing models. Current EF 70-200mm f/2.8L IS II lens was announced in March 2010. We believe a successor model is on the horizon. It will definitely competeContinue Reading

Canon EF 200-400mm F/4L IS 1.4X Firmware Update V1.1.0

Canon released firmware update V1.1.0 for its EF 200-400mm F/4L IS 1.4X telephoto zoom lens. The super telephoto lens is designed for professional sports and wildlife photographers. It includes an array of top-end features such as Power Focus for movie shooting, and IS “mode 3” that only applies stabilisation at the point of exposure, aiding panning.Continue Reading

Canon EF 70-200mm f/4L IS II USM Lens Coming Next

The rumor mill is confident that we will indeed see the Canon EF 70-200mm f/4L IS II USM lens very soon. The telephoto zoom lens previously rumored to be announced in April instead of September. Apparently there may be some delay. Even the exact announcement date of the replacement for the EF 70-200mm f/4 L IS USM lens forContinue Reading

What to Expect from Nikon in 2018

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

New Sigma 70-200mm f/2.8 Lens Coming at Photokina 2018 in September

According to latest reports Sigma is planning to announce their new 70-200mm f/2.8 lens for Photokina 2018 in September. Sigma already has a patent application for a 70-200mm f/2.8 that has ben filed back in May 2016. This new 70-200mm f/2.8 lens will replace the current 70-200mm f/2.8 EX DG OS HSM version. Earlier rumors / suggestions indicates that Sigma will expand the 70-200mm lineup inContinue Reading