Olympus 150-400mm F4.5 Pro Lens now Listed at B&HPhoto

The new Olympus 150-400mm PRO lens is now listed at B&HPhoto. Unfortunately there is no price information yet. According to recent announcement from Olympus, the new super telephoto zoom lens Olympus M.Zuiko Digital ED 150-400mm f/4.5 TC 1.25x IS PRO will be released in winter of 2020.

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Canon EOS R5, EOS R6, New RF Lenses & Accessories now Available for Pre-order

The new Canon EOS R5 & EOS R6, full frame mirrorless cameras, four new RF lenses and other accessories are now available for pre-order. See full press text here and here is a quick recap of what’s new:

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Sony FE 12-24mm f/2.8 GM Lens Announced, Price $2,998

Sony FE 12-24mm f/2.8 GM lens becomes official. The US price of the wide angle zoom lens is $2,998. You can check the pre-order options at AmazonB&HAdorama.

Shipping is scheduled to start in August 2020. As the widest lens to join Sony’s GM lineup, it is perfect for landscapes, cityscapes, and astrophotographers in search of uncompromising image quality and performance.

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Here are the Price Information of the Canon EOS R5, Canon EOS R6 and Lenses

Price information has finally leaked out ahead of official announcement of the Canon EOS R5 (B&H/Adorama/Amazon) and Canon EOS R6 (B&H/Adorama/Amazon) and lenses.

According to the report, list of Canon products that will be announced on July 9, 2020 inlcudes Canon EOS R5Canon EOS R6, several RF lenses, teleconverters, a wireless transmitter and a battery grip and more accessories. See the list of the Canon products below with price information. Continue reading “Here are the Price Information of the Canon EOS R5, Canon EOS R6 and Lenses”

Olympus Unveils Updated Lens Roadmap Featuring New Lenses

According to recent announcement from Olympus, the new super telephoto zoom lens Olympus M.Zuiko Digital ED 150-400mm f/4.5 TC 1.25x IS PRO will be released in winter of 2020.

The Olympus 150-400mm F4.5 Pro lens will be stabilized and work with the 5-axis IS systems built into modern Olympus cameras for extra shake reduction. Fully weather-sealed lens from Olympus could work at temperatures as low as -10°C/+14°F. Olympus also unveiled a new lens roadmap, showcasing a new 8-25mm lens as well as a telephoto macro. Continue reading “Olympus Unveils Updated Lens Roadmap Featuring New Lenses”

List of Canon Products to be Announced on July 9, 2020

Here is the list of Canon products that will be announced on July 9, 2020, inlcuding Canon EOS R5Canon EOS R6, several RF lenses, teleconverters, a wireless transmitter and a battery grip and more accessories. Continue reading “List of Canon Products to be Announced on July 9, 2020”

Nikon NIKKOR Z 24-200mm f/4-6.3 VR Lens Will be Released on July 3, 2020

According to recent press text from Nikon, the new NIKKOR Z 24-200mm f/4-6.3 VR all-in-one zoom lens will be released on July 3, 2020. Just like the NIKKOR Z 70-200mm f/2.8 VR S lens ($2,596.95 – at B&H Photo Video/Adorama/Amazon), the shipment of this lens have been delayed previously.

The NIKKOR Z 24-200mm f/4-6.3 VR is an 8.3x high-power telephoto zoom lens that covers the wide-angle 24mm to telephoto 200mm range of focal lengths, and packs outstanding resolution into a compact and lightweight package weighing approximately 570g. A versatile all-in-one zoom for Nikon Z6 and Z7.

NIKKOR Z 24-200mm f/4-6.3 VR Lens – $896.95 – at B&HPhoto/Adorama/Amazon. Continue reading “Nikon NIKKOR Z 24-200mm f/4-6.3 VR Lens Will be Released on July 3, 2020”

Olympus Sells its Camera Business to JIP Inc

Olympus Imaging Business has signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with Japan Industrial Partners, Inc. (JIP). According to the MOU, both companies are entering into further discussions about the potential transfer of Olympus’ long-standing imaging business to JIP by the end of 2020.

Olympus imaging business will continue to release Micro Four Thirds cameras and lenses under the Olympus and ZUIKO names. The Olympus OM-D E-M1 Mark III is the latest Micro Four Thirds camera with a 20.4 Megapixel Live MOS sensor , in-body image stabilization with up to 7.5 stops of shake reduction and the same processor as the E-M1X.

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Sony A5 Full Frame E-Mount Camera Coming with under $1,000

Sony is rumored announce the Sony a5 – an entry level full frame mirrorless camera that will be priced under $1,000. If it turns out to be true, the Sony a5 will be a great competitor to the $899 Canon EOS RP.

After the Canon’s  entry-level EOS RP and Nikon’s respons with the Z50, it seems likely that Sony will announce the Sony A5 full-frame mirrorless camera as an answer.

The compoany will make a major product announcement on June 26th. There are two new Sony camera codes got registered: WW119533 –  WW271448. One of them is expected to be the highly-anticipated Sony A7s III model and the other one would be the Sony A5 entry-level full frame mirrorless camera. Continue reading “Sony A5 Full Frame E-Mount Camera Coming with under $1,000”

Sigma 16mm, 30mm and 56mm F1.4 DC DN Contemporary Lenses and USB Dock UD-11 for L-Mount and Canon EF-M

Sigma launched the popular 16mm F1.4 DC DN, 30mm F1.4 DC DN and 56mm F1.4 DC DN Contemporary lenses for L-mount full-frame mirrorless cameras as well as the new Sigma USB Dock UD-11 which is designed for L-Mount and Canon EF-M mount.

The 16mm, 30mm, and 56mm F1.4 DC DN Contemporary lenses are identical to their Sony E-mount, Canon EF-M mount and Micro Four Thirds predecessors, and are currently available to pre-order for $450 (AdoramaB&H), $340 (AdoramaB&H) and $480 (AdoramaB&H), respectively, with a July 10 shipping date.

Sigma’s new USB Dock UD-11 models use a USB Type-C connection and are available for Sigma L-mount and Canon EF-M mount mirrorless lenses. As with Sigma’s other docks, the UD-11 models makes it possible to update firmware and customize settings on Sigma lenses with these mounts.

These EF-M and L-Mount docks are also available to pre-order starting today for $59 (AdoramaB&H) with an expected shipping date of July 10. Continue reading “Sigma 16mm, 30mm and 56mm F1.4 DC DN Contemporary Lenses and USB Dock UD-11 for L-Mount and Canon EF-M”