What to Expect Next from Nikon ? (September 2019)

What to expect from Nikon ? Here are the latest updates for the upcoming Nikon DSLR and mrrorless cameras as well as new lenses.

In this September 2019 edition of “What to expect from Nikon” , you’ll get the latest news and rumors in one place. Continue reading “What to Expect Next from Nikon ? (September 2019)”

Next Z-mount Lens Could be NIKKOR Z 58mm f/0.95 S Noct Lens

Nikon USA has updated their Z lens product page, and marked the long awaited NIKKOR Z 58mm f/0.95 S Noct lens as “Coming Soon”.

Nikon also updated the currently already announced Z series lenses image with Z 58mm f/0.95 S Noct lens.

Previous reports suggests that the goal of the new Nikon Z Noct Nikkor 58mm f/0.95 lens is to beat the Zeiss Otus performance.  As a result the upcoming Noct is more of a proof of concept for Nikon to show what this mount could do in terms of image quality and speed. Continue reading “Next Z-mount Lens Could be NIKKOR Z 58mm f/0.95 S Noct Lens”

NIKKOR Z 85mm f/1.8 S Lens Announced, Release Date in September

Nikon has announced the NIKKOR Z 85mm f/1.8 S lens, bringing a fast prime with a classic medium telephoto focal length to Z series full-frame mirrorless cameras. Ideal for headshots, fashion, wedding/event photography and tight video shots, the NIKKOR Z 85mm f/1.8 S is designed to take full advantage of the wider, brighter and faster Z mount.

Nikon Nikkor Z 85mm f/1.8 S lens will start shipping from September with a list price of $799. Check availabiliy at Amazon/B&H Photo Video/Adorama. Continue reading “NIKKOR Z 85mm f/1.8 S Lens Announced, Release Date in September”

Fujifilm GF 50mm f/3.5 R LM WR Lens Announced

Fujifilm has officially announced the Fujinon GF 50mm f/3.5 R LM WR lens for its GFX medium format system.

When mounted on a camera like the GFX 100, the lens is equivalent to 40mm and, according to Fujifilm, can handle the resolution of that 100MP camera with ease. This compact (relatively speaking) lens is just 48mm (1.9″) long and weighs in at 335g (11.8oz), making it the smallest and lightest GF-mount lens at time of launch.

The GF 50mm f/3.5 R LM WR will be available in late September for $1000. Check availability at (B&H Photo Video/Adorama). Continue reading “Fujifilm GF 50mm f/3.5 R LM WR Lens Announced”

Sigma 35mm f/1.2 DG DN Art Lens for Full Frame Mirrorless

Sigma 35mm f/1.2 DG DN Art is an ultra-fast semi-wide-angle prime lens for full-frame Sony, Panasonic and Leica mirrorless bodies. The lens, which Sigma claims can resolve over 50 million pixels, contains a total of 17 elements, including aspherical and ‘SLD’ glass. The minimum focus distance is 30cm (~11″), with a max magnification of 0.2x.

The Sigma 35mm f/1.2 is fairly hefty, weighing over 1kg (2.4lbs) with a length of 136mm (5.4″). This is compared to the older 35mm F1.4 Art, which weighs 665g (1.5lb) and measures 94mm (3.7″) in length. The filter ring of the new 35mm F1.2 is supersized too, at 82mm.

The lens has an aperture ring that can be clicked or de-clicked, as well as a customizable AFL button. Build quality appears high, with a weather-sealed enclosure and a coating on the front element to repel oil and water.

The 35mm F1.2 DG DN Art lens will be available later this month, US Price would be around $1,300. Continue reading “Sigma 35mm f/1.2 DG DN Art Lens for Full Frame Mirrorless”

Sigma 45mm F2.8 DG DN Contemporary Lens

Sigma 45mm F2.8 DG DN Contemporary lens is a compact, standard prime for full-frame Sony, Leica and Panasonic mirrorless cameras.

The lens is just 46mm (1.8″) long and weighs 215g (7.6oz), but still has a metal lens barrel and weather-sealing. It contains eight elements, a seven-blade aperture and 24cm (9.4″) minimum focus distance. The 45mm has an aperture ring, as well.

The Sigma 45mm F2.8 DG DN Lens will start shipping soon, and pricing is expected to be announced shortly. It is expected to be around $500.

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Sigma FE 35mm f/1.2, FE 45mm f/2.8, FE 12-24mm f/2.8, FE 24-70mm f/2.8 Lenses Coming Soon

Sigma is on the verge to announce four new lenses for Sony full frame E-mount cameras. These lenses will be the Sigma FE 35mm f/1.2, Sigma FE 45mm f/2.8, Sigma FE 12-24mm f/2.8, Sigma FE 24-70mm f/2.8.

All these lenses will have new design, exclusively designed for Sony full frame mirrorless cameras. See all full-frame Sigma lenses for Sony E-mount here.

Sigma is going to have a new product announcement next week on July 11/12, 2019. 4 new Sigma FE lenses exclusively designed for Sony E-mount full frame mirrorless cameras will be announced, these four new Sigma FE lenses are: Continue reading “Sigma FE 35mm f/1.2, FE 45mm f/2.8, FE 12-24mm f/2.8, FE 24-70mm f/2.8 Lenses Coming Soon”

Best Lenses for Panasonic G95

Best Lenses for Panasonic G95 mirrorless camera. Looking for the best lenses for Panasonic lumix G95? Here are our top recommended Micro Four Thirds lenses for Panasonic G95.

The Panasonic Lumix G95 (AmazonB&HAdorama) is a larger camera than the G85 model, with a beefier grip and dedicated ISO, white balance and exposure compensation buttons. Featuring a 20.3MP Live MOS sensor and Venus Engine, the Panasonic Lumix DC-G95 can record high-resolution stills with a wide sensitivity range of ISO 200-25600 and supports continuous shooting at up to 9 fps with AF-S. UHD 4K video recording is also supported at 30p and pre-installed V-Log L enables a wider dynamic range of up to 12 stops for greater color grading control during post production. Also, 4:2:2 8-bit output is possible when recording externally via micro-HDMI and both headphone and microphone jacks support improved audio recording.

Choosing the right lens is not always an easy task. Here we list all the top recommended lenses for Panasonic G95 mirrorless camera based on good price, usefulness and high image quality, including leading prime and zoom options from wide-angle to telephoto. Order the one you are interested! Continue reading “Best Lenses for Panasonic G95”

Sony FE 35mm f/1.8 Lens (SEL35F18F) Coming Soon

Sony is rumored to announce a new FE 35mm f/1.8 lens designed for full frame E-mount cameras. There is no price and release info yet but expect the official announcement soon by the beginning of July.

The upcoming Sony FE 35mm f/1.8 lens will look very close to the FE 50mm f/1.8 lens. The price would be the same as the FE 50mm f/1.8 lens ($248). This lens will be called as SEL35F18F. Continue reading “Sony FE 35mm f/1.8 Lens (SEL35F18F) Coming Soon”

New firmware updates for the Nikkor Z 50mm f/1.8 S lens and KeyMission 170 camera

Nikon released firmware updates for the Nikkor Z 50mm f/1.8 S lens and KeyMission 170 camera: Continue reading “New firmware updates for the Nikkor Z 50mm f/1.8 S lens and KeyMission 170 camera”