Fujifilm GFX 50S Mark II Camera Coming on August 27

According to recent reports Fujifilm GFX 50S Mark II camera will be announced on August 27. So it seems that the Fujifilm camera with the code name “FF210001” that was revealed before is the Fujifilm GFX 50S Mark II.

The medium format mirrorless camera is expected to feature the same 50MP sensor as the current GFX50S, and it will be cheaper than the GFX 100S.

Nokishita confirmed that the Fujifilm GFX 50S Mark II will be officially announced on August 27, 2021. Continue reading “Fujifilm GFX 50S Mark II Camera Coming on August 27”

Tokina 25-75mm T2.9 Lens for PL, Canon EF, MFT, Sony E, and Nikon F

Tokina has announced the launch of its new 25-75mm T2.9, a parfocal lens that the company calls “the pinnacle of modern video zoom lens design”. The Tokina Cinema 25–75mm T2.9 lens is available to preorder starting today for PL, E, EF, MFT and Nikon F mount camera systems for $4,999.  The lens fits between Tokina’s 11-20mm T2.9 and 50-135mm T2.9 cinema zooms.

Designed from the ground up by Tokina’s cinema division, the 25-75mm T2.9 is a modern cinema zoom lens design, with features usually reserved for higher-cost cinema zooms.  It is a constant T2.9 throughout the range, with parfocal and excellent zoom tracking with minimal image shift. Lens breathing, distortion, and aberration are all highly controlled. Continue reading “Tokina 25-75mm T2.9 Lens for PL, Canon EF, MFT, Sony E, and Nikon F”

Two New Tilt-Shift Lenses with a High-Megapixel EOS R Camera Coming

Canon is rumored to announce two new tilt-shift lenses with auto-focus for the RF mount and a high resolution EOS R model in the next 1-2 years.

The two rumored autofocus tilt-shift lenses from Canon will be the and . These will be the first tilt-shift lenses with autofocus.

The exact announcement timeframe is still unknown. But these two new Canon autofocus tilt-shift lenses for RF mount will be announced in late 2021. More details after the break abut the High-Megapixel EOS R Camera!

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Leica Vario-Elmarit-SL 24-70mm f/2.8 ASPH Lens Officially Announced

The new Leica Vario-Elmarit-SL 24-70mm f/2.8 ASPH Lens is now officially announced.  Two new bundle options with the SL2 and SL2-S were also introduced. The US price of the lens is $2,795 and available for pre-order at B&HAdorama.

The telephoto zoom lens consists of 19 elements in 15 groups, with three of the elements having aspherical surfaces. The focus group is made up of a single element and is driven by a quiet stepping motor

The body is weather-sealed and uses 82mm filters. Lighter than the older Leica Vario Elmarit SL 24-90mm ASPH, (856g / 1.9 lb compared to 1,140g / 2.5 lb), the new lens offers similar build-quality, and a high standard of construction.

Pre-order links:

Leica Vario-Elmarit-SL 24-70mm f/2.8 ASPH Lens: $2,795 at B&HAdorama.

Leica SL2 with 24-70mm f/2.8 Lens: $8,795 at B&HAdorama.

Leica SL2-S with 24-70mm f/2.8 Lens: $7,195 at B&HAdorama. Continue reading “Leica Vario-Elmarit-SL 24-70mm f/2.8 ASPH Lens Officially Announced”

Announced : Venus Optics Laowa Argus 33mm f/0.95 CF APO APS-C lens for Mirrorless

Venus Optics announced the first lens of the f/0.95 Argus line. Laowa Argus 33mm f/0.95 CF APO is a magnificent f/0.95 Standard lens for APS-c mirrorless cameras.

The price of the Laowa Argus 33mm f/0.95 CF APO APS-C lens is $499 and available in Fuji X, Sony E, Nikon Z, Canon RF mounts.

Shipping starts from Early May for Fuji X and Sony E mount. The Nikon Z and Canon RF will be shipped from Mid May. Venus Optics lenses are sold at Adorama and B&H.

Achieving the APO design, enjoy the clear images with well controlled chromatic aberration. The ultra-fast aperture lens with APO is perfect for low light photography, shallow depth of field portrait and narrative videography. It is blessed with crystal clear details, extraordinary sharpness and exquisite bokeh. Continue reading “Announced : Venus Optics Laowa Argus 33mm f/0.95 CF APO APS-C lens for Mirrorless”

New Canon Patents : RF 130mm f/1.4L, RF 135mm f/2L & RF 24mm f/1.4L USM Lenses

New Canon patents application (USPTO) shows optical formulas for three fast prime lenses.

All products are designed to use on Canon’s full frame mirrorless camera system. Both the Canon EOS R5 and the EOS R6 are super hot selling mirrorless cameras on the market. Canon EOS R5 in stock.

Check out the details of the Canon RF 130mm f/1.4L, RF 135mm f/2L & RF 24mm f/1.4L USM Lens patents.
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Sony FE 100mm f/1.4 GM & FE 70mm f/2.8 Macro G Lenses to be Announced Soon

According to latest rumors, Sony is planning to announce the FE 100mm f/1.4 GM lens and FE 70mm f/2.8 Macro G lens in May 2021.

As is known, Sony introduced some standard fixed and wide angle fixed lenses in the past months. Now is the time for Sony to introduce some medium telephoto and macro lenses.

In May 2021, Sony may also announce the successor to the a6600 camera. Continue reading “Sony FE 100mm f/1.4 GM & FE 70mm f/2.8 Macro G Lenses to be Announced Soon”

Zeiss Unveils 18mm, 40mm, 65mm, 135mm T1.5 Lenses

Zeiss expanded its popular cinema line with adding another four prime lenses. Zeiss adds 18mm, 40mm, 65mm and 135mm T1.5 lenses to its Supreme Prime Radiance range of cine lenses.  The new Zeiss Supreme Prime Radiance lenses will be available in Q3 of this year, and can be pre-ordered now from retailers such as B&H Photo Video.

The Supreme Prime Radiance lenses already exist in 21mm, 25mm, 29mm, 35mm, 50mm, 85mm, and 100mm. With the newest additions to this family, Zeiss also introduced the reworked and improved T* coating. It allows you to make the flares planned and reproduced, but also to maintain contrast and avoid transmission loss that would occur with uncoated lens elements. In the video below, you can see the comparison between the new ZEISS Supreme Radiance lenses and regular ZEISS Supreme Prime lenses.

Viltrox AF 85mm f/1.8 Z Lens Firmware Update Version 1.2.0 Released

Viltrox released a new firmware version 1.2.0 for Viltrox AF 85mm f/1.8 Z Lens for Nikon Z-mount.

The lens is currently available to purchase on Amazon for $399. That’s $300 less than the MSRP of Nikon’s own Nikkor Z 85mm F1.8 S lens. The lens will work on all Nikon Z full-frame cameras, including the new Z6 II and Z7 II.

Viltrox 85mm f/1.8 STM Lens for Nikon Z-Mount – $399 at Amazon and B&HPhoto.

You can follow the link below to download the firmware update. Continue reading “Viltrox AF 85mm f/1.8 Z Lens Firmware Update Version 1.2.0 Released”

Sony Registers “WW734234” code – possible Sony A7 IV Camera

Sony recently registered a new camera with the model code “WW734234“.  We think that this could be the highly anticipated Sony A7 IV camera.

The registered “WW734234” camera uses 5.1 Ghz WiFi Module which is used by Sony fullframe E-mount camera systems.

Currently, Sony has a total of 2 unannounced camera codes registered.

  • WW734234 (5GHz Wi-Fi)
  • WW356015 (2.4GHz Wi-Fi)

Latest Sony codenames as reference :

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