Nikon Postpones the Release of Nikon Z fc with 28mm f/2.8 Lens Kit

Nikon Japan issued a notice that they decided to postpone the release date of the Nikon Z fc with 28mm f/2.8 lens kit, while they will start shipping the Nikon Z fc body and the Nikon Z fc with 16-50mm lens kit on July 23, 2021.

Notice of postponement of release of “Z fc 28mm f / 2.8 Special Edition Kit”

Thank you for your continued patronage of Nikon products.

The “Z fc 28mm f / 2.8 Special Edition Kit”, which is scheduled to be released in late July 2021, has received a large number of reservations beyond expectations, and due to the delay in parts supply, the supply amount is sufficient for release. Is not expected to be available. Therefore, we have decided to postpone the release. We will inform you of the release date as soon as it is confirmed.

We sincerely apologize for any inconvenience caused to customers who are waiting for our products. We will do our utmost to deliver the product as soon as possible, and we appreciate your understanding.

Nikon Z fc: $956.95 at Amazon, B&HAdorama.

Nikon Z fc with 16-50mm Lens: $1,096.95 at Amazon, B&HAdorama.

Nikon Z fc with 28mm Lens: $1,196.95 at Amazon, B&HAdorama.

Via: Nikon Japan

Tamron 18-300mm f/3.5-6.3 Di III-A VC VXD Lens for Fujifilm and Sony

Tamron has announced the development of the 18-300mm f/3.5-6.3 Di III-A VC VXD lens – the first Tamron lens for Fujifilm X-mount, which will also be available in Sony E-mount.

With a minimum focus distance of 6 inches, the 18-300mm can deliver an impressive maximum magnification ratio of 1:2.

The Tamron 18-300mm f/3.5-6.3 Di III-A2 VC VXD is expected to be available later this year, but pricing information has yet to be released.

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Laowa 14mm f/4 Zero-D Lens Announced, Price $499

Venus Optics officially announced the new Laowa 14mm f/4 Zero-D Lens for DSLR full-frame cameras. Available in Canon EF and Nikon F mounts. The US price is $499 and the new Venus Optics Laowa 14mm f/4 Zero-D Lens in stock  at Adorama and B&H. Continue reading “Laowa 14mm f/4 Zero-D Lens Announced, Price $499”

Voigtlander Nokton 35mm f/1.2 Aspherical Lens Announced for Fujifilm X-mount

The new Voigtlander Nokton 35mm f/1.2 Aspherical Lens for Fujifilm X mount is now officially announced. The Japanese suggested retail price is ¥78,000 (excluding tax). The US pricing has not announced yet, and it will be released in August 2021.

The NOKTON 35mm F1.2 X mount is a large aperture standard lens designed exclusively for the Fujifilm X mount. The lens configuration uses a traditional double-Gauss type. A large aperture of F1.2 is realized in the style of “8-element” in which all lenses arranged almost symmetrically around the aperture position are composed of spherical surfaces. Despite its compact size, it has stable descriptive power even when the aperture is wide open, allowing you to enjoy smooth and large bokeh. Continue reading “Voigtlander Nokton 35mm f/1.2 Aspherical Lens Announced for Fujifilm X-mount”

Pentax HD PENTAX-DA 16-50mm f/2.8 ED PLM AW Lens Officially Announced

Ricoh officially announced the new Pentax HD PENTAX-DA 16-50mm f/2.8 ED PLM AW Lens for for K-mount. The US price is $1,399.95. Shipping is scheduled to start at the end of August 2021.

PENTAX K3 Mark III is now available at Amazon.comB&HAdorama websites for $1,999.95 for the body only or $2,299.95 for Premium Kit. Continue reading “Pentax HD PENTAX-DA 16-50mm f/2.8 ED PLM AW Lens Officially Announced”

Tokina atx-m 56mm f/1.4 X Lens Officially Announced

Tokina unveiled the atx-m 56mm f/1.4 X Lens for Fujifilm X mount system cameras. The bright prime lens will start shipping on August 6, 2021. Here are the details.

Highlighted Features:

  • Extremely compact and lightweight – perfect combination with Fujifilm X mount APS-C mirrorless cameras.
  • f/1.4 aperture for creamy and beautiful front and back bokeh and great light intake as a huge advantage in low light shooting.
  • Fast, but silent AF realized by ST-M focus motor.
  • Fully communicable with the camera body to support 5-axis in-body image stabilization.
  • Color balance tuning to fit Film Simulation modes of Fujifilm camera.
  • Click-less aperture ring to smoothly control aperture manually in video mode.

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Sigma 150-600mm f/5-6.3 DG DN OS Sports Lens to be Announced Soon

Sigma is expected to announce a new 150-600mm f/5-6.3 DG DN OS Sports lens for mirrorless cameras. The telephoto zoom lens will be the first Sports series lens in the DG DN series designed exclusively for mirrorless cameras.

From Nokishita:

The next lens that Sigma will announce will be “150-600mm F5-6.3 DG DN OS | Sports”.

Sony FE 200-600mm f/5.6-6.3 G OSS Lens: $1,998 at AmazonB&HAdorama.

Tamron 150-500mm f/5-6.7 Di III VXD Lens for Sony E: $1,399 at B&HAdorama.

Tokina atx-m 56mm f/1.4 X Lens to be Announced on August 6th

Tokina is rumored to announce a new atx-m 56mm f/1.4 X lens for Fujifilm X-Mount APS-C mirrorless cameras. Official announcement is expected to happen on August 6th, 2021.

Via: Nokishita

Pentax 16-50mm f/2.8 ED PLM AW Lens Coming Soon

According to latest reports that the new Pentax HD PENTAX-DA 16-50mm f/2.8 ED PLM AW Lens has just been added to overseas retailers. Here are the leaked images of the upcoming Pentax HD PENTAX-DA 16-50mm f/2.8 ED PLM AW Lens.

PENTAX K3 Mark III is now available at Amazon.comB&HAdorama websites for $1,999.95 for the body only or $2,299.95 for Premium Kit.

via Nokishita

Panasonic Leica DG Vario-Summilux 25-50mm f/1.7 ASPH Lens Officially Announced

Panasonic today officially announced the new Leica DG Vario-Summilux 25-50mm f/1.7 ASPH. lens for the Micro Four Thirds mirrorless cameras. The US price is $1,797.99 and it is now available for pre-order at B&HAdorama. Shipping is scheduled to start at the end of August 2021.

Versatility within a short telephoto range, the Leica DG Vario-Summilux 25-50mm f/1.7 ASPH., from Panasonic, is a 50-100mm-equivalent zoom for Micro Four Thirds mirrorless cameras. Ideal for portraiture, fashion, events, and other mid-range subjects, this lens pairs the useful focal length range with an impressively bright constant f/1.7 maximum aperture, advanced optics, and a portable form factor. Continue reading “Panasonic Leica DG Vario-Summilux 25-50mm f/1.7 ASPH Lens Officially Announced”