Coming Next : Sigma 18-50mm f/2.8 DC DN | Contemporary Lens

The next lens from Sigma will be the Sigma 18-50mm f/2.8 DC DN | Contemporary. The lens will probably be in L-mount and Sony E.

Sigma lenses have been getting more and more popular in recent years. product line consists mainly of variable aperture zoom lenses for general use, such as standard and telephoto zoom lenses for APS-C cameras (the Sigma 18-200mm f/3.5-6.3 OS HSM Macro C, for example).

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The next lens that Sigma will announce will be “18-50mm F2.8 DC DN | Contemporary”. I was able to confirm the L mount and E mount from a review article of a certain photographer, but it is unconfirmed whether other mounts will be released.

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Leaked : Panasonic Lumix S 24mm f/1.8 Lens Specifications

First set of specifications for the upcoming Panasonic Lumix S 24mm f/1.8 lens for L-mount have been leaked. Expect the official announcement soon.

Panasonic to announce a new LLumix S 24mm f/1.8 mirrorless lens for L-mount. This wide angle prime lens has been on the Panasonic L-mount roadmap for a while.  See all current Panasonic L-mount lenses.

  • 12 elements in 11 groups (3 aspherical lenses, 1 UED lens, 3 ED lenses)
  • Minimum shooting distance: 0.24m
  • Maximum shooting magnification 0.15x
  • Filter diameter. 67mm
  • Dimensions: 73.6×82.0mm
  • Weight is 310g

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New ZY Optics Mitakon Speedmaster 50mm f//0.95 Lens for L-mount

ZY Optics released a new version of their Mitakon Speedmaster 50mm f/0.95 version III for full frame L mount (Sigma FP, Panasonic S1 and S1H, Leica SL, SL2).

The price of the new lens is $799 and you can order with free international shipping. The bright prime lens is also available for Nikon ZSony E, and Canon RF mounts.

The ZY Optics Mitakon 50mm f/0.95 M-mount lens weighs 1.38 lb. (675g). The lens is 3.46″ (88mm) long and has a maximum diameter of 2.95″ (75mm). The lens has a 75mm filter thread.  Other features include a nine-blade aperture diaphragm, an aperture range of F0.95 through F16 and a 100cm (3.25ft) minimum focusing distance. Continue reading “New ZY Optics Mitakon Speedmaster 50mm f//0.95 Lens for L-mount”

Panasonic Lumix S5 Sensor Review : Scored 94 Points at DxOMark

DxOMark published their tests and review of 24.2MP sensor inside the Panasonic Lumix S5 camera ($1,697).

According to sensor review, the Panasonic Lumix S5 gets an outstanding overall DxOmark score of 94 points, with a combination of 25.1 bits color depth, 14.5 EV dynamic range, and 2697 ISO low-light score.

Here are the details about the Panasonic sensor review: Continue reading “Panasonic Lumix S5 Sensor Review : Scored 94 Points at DxOMark”

First Rumored Panasonic S1H II Specs : 8k24p and built-in ND

Here are the first rumored specs of the upcoming Panasonic S1H II camera. From the Panasonic S1H II Specs we can see that the full frame l-mount camera will ve able to record 8K videos at 24p.

Panasonic Lumix S1H mirrorless camera is now in stock and shipping in the US: $3,997.99 at Adorama | B&H Photo | Amazon. Continue reading “First Rumored Panasonic S1H II Specs : 8k24p and built-in ND”

Leica SL2-S Firmware Update Version 2.0 Released

Leica released a new firmware version 2.0 for Leica SL2-S mirrorless camera. The latest firmware for the Leica SL2-S provides the following new functions.

Designed for stills and video, Leica SL2-S features a new 24mp BSI CMOS sensor, and 4K CINE video recording.

Leica SL2-S: $4,895 at B&HAdorama. Continue reading “Leica SL2-S Firmware Update Version 2.0 Released”

Panasonic Firmware Updates for Lumix S1, S1H, S1R, S5 and BGH1

Panasonic has announced major firmware updates for its LUMIX S Series full-frame mirrorless cameras DC-S1H (Ver.2.4), DC-S1 (Ver.2.0), DC-S1R (Ver.1.8), DC-S5 (Ver.2.2) and its Micro Four Thirds box-style mirrorless camera DC-BGH1 (Ver.2.0) to further enhance functions, performance and usability.

The firmware will be available to download from the LUMIX Global Customer Support Site according to the following time schedule: Continue reading “Panasonic Firmware Updates for Lumix S1, S1H, S1R, S5 and BGH1”

Panasonic unveils LUMIX S 70-300mm F4.5-5.6 MACRO OIS lens

Panasonic has announced a new telephoto lens, introducing the LUMIX S 70-300mm F4.5-5.6 MACRO OIS, which is priced at $1,249. Pre-order at AmazonB&HAdorama ($250 off).

The new LUMIX S 70-300mm F4.5-5.6 MACRO OIS is an L-mount lens for Panasonic’s full-frame Lumix S series cameras. Its construction is comprised of 17 elements in 11 groups, which includes one Ultra Extra-low Dispersion lens, two Extra-low Dispersion lenses and one Ultra-High Refractive element.

The Panasonic Lumix S 70-300mm has been on the Panasonic L-mount roadmap. See all current Panasonic L-mount lenses. Continue reading “Panasonic unveils LUMIX S 70-300mm F4.5-5.6 MACRO OIS lens”

Panasonic 70-300mm f/4.5-5.6 OIS Lens Specs

Here are the leaked specifications of the Panasonic LUMIX S 70-300mm f/4.5-5.6 OIS Lens. The official announcement will happen soon and it will be priced at $1,247 in the US. See all current Panasonic L-mount lenses.

The Panasonic Lumix S 70-300mm has been on the Panasonic L-mount roadmap for a while. See Panasonic 70-300mm f/4.5-5.6 OIS Lens Specs below. Continue reading “Panasonic 70-300mm f/4.5-5.6 OIS Lens Specs”

Panasonic Lumix S 70-300mm f/4.5-5.6 OIS Lens Coming Soon

Panasonic to announce a new Lumix S 70-300mm f/4.5-5.6 OIS mirrorless lens for L-mount. This telephoto zoom lens was spotted in the product listing of an online US retailer with a price of $1,247. The Panasonic Lumix S 70-300mm has been on the Panasonic L-mount roadmap for a while.  See all current Panasonic L-mount lenses. Continue reading “Panasonic Lumix S 70-300mm f/4.5-5.6 OIS Lens Coming Soon”