Canon Lens Patents : RF 70-200mm f/4L, RF 28mm f/1.8, RF 50mm f/1.8

Here are the latest Canon lens patents discovered online. The patent applications are for RF 70-200mm f/4L, RF 28mm f/1.8, RF 50mm f/1.8 lenses.

Designed for Canon full frame mirrorless camerasystem, the two non-L lenses are the affordable candidates for the consumer market. There is also Canon RF 70-200mm f/4L lens.

EOS R is the first camera to feature the RF lens mount with a 12-pin connection, flange back distance of 20mm and a wide 54mm mount diameter enabling even greater flexibility in lens design. Continue reading “Canon Lens Patents : RF 70-200mm f/4L, RF 28mm f/1.8, RF 50mm f/1.8”

ZY Optics releases Mitakon Speedmaster 50mm f/0.95 mark III Lens

ZY Optics releases Mitakon Speedmaster 50mm f/0.95 mark III lens. It has been designed for Sony FE, Canon RF & Nikon Z cameras.

This full frame optic has a natural 50mm focal length and ultra-fast f/0.95 maximum aperture making it ideal for low light situations.

The aperture control enables you full creative control over the amount of background blur and with such a large maximum aperture you should get a good Bokeh effect.

Compared to the previous version this new lens is slightly more compact and offers better flare resistance than the previous generation.

The US price is $799, you can check the availability at B&HAdorama. Continue reading “ZY Optics releases Mitakon Speedmaster 50mm f/0.95 mark III Lens”

Zeiss Otus 100mm f/1.4 Lens – specs and images leak

Specs and images leak of Zeiss Otus 100mm f/1.4 wide-aperture cinema lens for Canon and Nikon DSLRs.

The Zeiss Otus 1.4/100 lens will be available for Canon and Nikon DSLRs in two models, ZE (for Canon EF-mount  DSLR cameras) and ZF.2 (for Nikon F mounts).  As you might expect for a lens with “Zeiss” and “Otus” names, the price tag would be around $5000. Continue reading “Zeiss Otus 100mm f/1.4 Lens – specs and images leak”

Sigma 16mm, 30mm & 56mm F/1.4 Lens Review and Comparison

Here is the Sigma 16mm, 30mm & 56mm F/1.4 Lens Review by David Thorpe. These three reasonably priced Sigma f/1.4 Contemporary lenses compared. See below for both video and comparison table.  Continue reading “Sigma 16mm, 30mm & 56mm F/1.4 Lens Review and Comparison”

Zeiss Ventum 21mm f/2.8 Lens Image Leaked for Drone & Surveillance Cameras

First image leaked for the Zeiss Ventum 21mm f/2.8 lens. The upcoming  Zeiss lens is probably for Drone & Surveillance Cameras.

Instead of Canon R, Nikon Z or L-mount mirrorless cameras Zeiss will start a new line of lenses specifically designed for drones. Continue reading “Zeiss Ventum 21mm f/2.8 Lens Image Leaked for Drone & Surveillance Cameras”

Meike 35mm f/1.4 Lens for APS-C Mirrorless Cameras

Meike 35mm f/1.4 lens announced for APS-c mirrorless cameras. The lens is manual focus and it will be available in Sony E, Canon EF-M, Fujifilm X, Micro Four Thirds and Nikon 1 mounts.

Meike MK-35mm f/1.4 Lens: $109.99 at AmazonB&H.

A truly flexible lens, the Meike MK-35mm f/1.4 Lens is a 52.5mm equivalent prime characterized by its fast f/1.4 design along with a versatile focal length for working with a wide variety of subject matter. Continue reading “Meike 35mm f/1.4 Lens for APS-C Mirrorless Cameras”

Zenitar 50mm f/0.95 Lens Officially Announced for Sony FE-mount

 officially announced for Sony E-mount cameras with full frame image sensor. The fast prime lens will start shipping from March 20th and the USD price stands around $770.

This is the first lens of the line, equipped with an E attachment for mirrorless cameras, as well as a unique bokeh pattern. Ultra-high aperture speed of F / 0.95 provides low-light shooting. Distinctive design detail has become a perfectly round diaphragm, provided with fourteen petals.

The lens is constructed of nine elements in eight groups and constructed entirely of glass and metal. Considering the metal construction and massive optical elements, it shouldn’t come as a surprise that the lens weighs quite a bit for its focal length, 1.1kg / 2.43lbs. Continue reading “Zenitar 50mm f/0.95 Lens Officially Announced for Sony FE-mount”

Zenitar 50mm f/0.95 Lens for Full Frame E-mount Coming on March 15

According to recent rumors, Zenitar 50mm f/0.95 lens for Sony full frame E-mount cameras coming on March 15.

Even the Zenitar 50mm f/0.95 lens will be designed for Sony E-mount system, other mounts will probably unveil later on. So there is a possibility that we might see this fast prime optic on Canon EOS R and Nikon Z models.

The lens will be a manual focus and full-frame. It will be announced on March 15th, 2019. Here is what we know so far about the Zenitar 50mm f/0.95 lens for Sony FE-mount: Continue reading “Zenitar 50mm f/0.95 Lens for Full Frame E-mount Coming on March 15”

Meike MK 85mm f/1.8 Lens For Sony E-Mount Cameras

Meike MK 85mm f/1.8 is a new manual focus lens for Sony E-Mount cameras.

The lens, which includes EXIF information transfer, is constructed of nine elements in six groups and features a nine-blade aperture diaphragm. lens has a 67mm filter thread and a field of view of 28.5 degrees. The lens can be used on E-Mount cameras such as the Alpha A7 Mark III.

With a field of view close to the human eye, the lens is ideal for portrait photography. Check out the listing at Amazon US but no pricing or availability has been revealed yet. Continue reading “Meike MK 85mm f/1.8 Lens For Sony E-Mount Cameras”

CP+ 2019 : Images of NIKKOR Z 50mm f/1.2, Z 20mm f/1.8, Z 85mm f/1.8 , Z 70-200mm f/2.8, Z 14-24mm f/2.8 S Lenses

NIKKOR Z 50mm f/1.2, Z 20mm f/1.8, Z 85mm f/1.8 , Z 70-200mm f/2.8, Z 14-24mm f/2.8 S Lenses were on display at CP+ 2019 event.

Here are new images of Nikon’s upcoming Z mount lenses at CP+ 2019. Continue reading “CP+ 2019 : Images of NIKKOR Z 50mm f/1.2, Z 20mm f/1.8, Z 85mm f/1.8 , Z 70-200mm f/2.8, Z 14-24mm f/2.8 S Lenses”