Samyang AF 14mm f/2.8 RF Lens for Canon RF Mount

Samyang AF 14mm f/2.8 RF lens is the first auto-focus lens for the Canon EOS R mirrorless camera system.  The new model joins the company’s similar AF 14mm f/2.8 EF lens for Canon EF, featuring a 113.9-degree wide angle of view (89.8-degree APS-C) thanks to 14 elements in 10 groups, including one high-reflective element, two extra-low dispersion elements and three aspherical elements.

The Samyang AF 14mm F2.8 RF will be released globally in November. It will be priced at £629 in the UK. Continue reading “Samyang AF 14mm f/2.8 RF Lens for Canon RF Mount”

Laowa 17mm f/1.8 MFT Lens Price, Specs and Availability

Venus Optics announce price, specs and availability of Laowa 17mm f/1.8 MFT lens – a compact, approachable and fast lens for exquisite performance.

Retailing for just $149, the Laowa 17mm f/1.8 MFT is the most affordable lens that manufacturer Venus Optics has ever released.

Laowa 17mm f/1.8 lens provides the equivalent of a 34mm angle of view on a full-frame sensor. The lens houses nine elements in seven groups, and has a seven-blade diaphragm to give a pleasing sunstar rendering. The lens is compact and weighs just 6oz (172g). It has a minimum focus distance of 15cm and comes with a 46mm filter thread. Continue reading “Laowa 17mm f/1.8 MFT Lens Price, Specs and Availability”

Nikon Camera Range Positioning 2019

Nikon posted current camera range positioning of 2019 during the launch event of Nikon Z 50 (AmazonB&HAdorama) APS-C Z-mount mirrorless camera. See the image above.

The newly announced Z 50 is positioned alongside the D500 and D7500 as an enthusiast camera. Continue reading “Nikon Camera Range Positioning 2019”

Pre-order Links: Nikon Z50, NIKKOR Z 58mm f/0.95 S Noct Lens, MB-N10 Battery Pack

The newly announced Nikon Z50 mirrorless camera with NIKKOR Z DX lenses, NIKKOR Z 58mm f/0.95 S Noct lens, MB-N10 Battery Pack and Nikon EN-EL25 Battery are now available for pre-order.

Pre-order links:

Nikon Z50 Body: $856.95 at AmazonB&HAdorama.

Nikon Z50 with 16-50mm Lens: $997.95 at B&HAdorama.

Nikon Z50 with 16-50mm and 50-250mm Lenses: $1,347.95 at B&HAdorama.

Nikon NIKKOR Z 58mm f/0.95 S Noct Lens: $7,997.95 at AmazonB&HAdorama.

Nikon MB-N10 Multi-Battery Power Pack: $196.95 at B&HAdorama.

Nikon EN-EL25 Rechargeable Lithium-Ion Battery: $69.95 at B&HAdorama.

Nikon MH-32 Battery Charger: $51.95 at B&HAdorama. Continue reading “Pre-order Links: Nikon Z50, NIKKOR Z 58mm f/0.95 S Noct Lens, MB-N10 Battery Pack”

Nikon Updated the Z-mount Lens Roadmap (until 2021)

Along with the Nikon Z50 mirrorless camera, two new kit lenses and NIKKOR Z 58mm f/0.95 S Noct, the company also unveiled updated Z-mount lens roadmap until 2021.

The roadmap adds a 20mm F1.8, 50mm F1.2 and 105mm ‘Micro’ lens to the high-end ‘S-Line’ of lenses. There will also be a 28 and 40mm lens as part of what Nikon calls a ‘Compact Prime’ series and a non-S 60mm Micro close-up lens. The ‘S’ line will also gain a 14-24mm F2.8 zoom and a 70-200mm F2.8 for sports and photojournalism. These will be accompanied by a 24-105mm S-line zoom and, while no aperture range has been specified, this is grouped with the existing F4 zooms, An S-line 100-400mm lens is also listed.

For Nikon DX mirrorless camera, on the APS-C side, there will be a 18-140mm (equivalent to 27-210mm), as with the compact primes, no maximum aperture is specified. Continue reading “Nikon Updated the Z-mount Lens Roadmap (until 2021)”

New Nikon NIKKOR Z DX 16-50mm f/3.5-6.3 VR and NIKKOR Z DX 50-250mm f/4.5-6.3 VR lenses

Along with the Nikon Z50 mirrorless camera and NIKKOR Z 58mm f/0.95 S Noct, the company unveiled two new kit lens for Nikon DX mirrorless camera.  These lenses are the Nikkor Z DX 16-50mm F3.5-6.3 VR (sample photos) and the Nikkor Z DX 50-250mm F4.5-6.3 VR (sample photos) .

The Z50 will be available in November for $859 body-only, $999 with the 16-50mm lens and $1349 with the 16-50mm and 50-250mm lenses. Both kit lenses will be available separately, with the 16-50 priced at $299 and the 50-250 at $349.

Continue reading “New Nikon NIKKOR Z DX 16-50mm f/3.5-6.3 VR and NIKKOR Z DX 50-250mm f/4.5-6.3 VR lenses”

Nikon Z50 Mirrorless APS-C Camera Officially Announced

Nikon introduces the Z50, a DX-format APS-c mirrorless camera for Z-mount. The Nikon Z50 features a 21MP BSI CMOS APS-C sensor (similar to what’s on the D500) with on-sensor phase detection. Unlike the Z6/Z7 the Z50 does not have in-body image stabilization.

 has a downward-tilting 3.2″ touchscreen display, 2.36M-dot OLED EVF and pop-up flash. Its single SD card slot supports high-speed UHS-II media while its Micro USB port allows for in-camera battery charging. The Z50 uses the new EN-EL25 battery, with an estimated battery life of around 300 shots per charge.

Nikon Z50 is capable of shooting bursts at 11 fps with continuous AF. It can capture UHD 4K video at 24p and 30p, and a 120 fps option is available if you drop the resolution to Full HD. While the Z50 has a mic input, it lacks a headphone socket.

Nikon Z50 comes with two new kit lenses. First is the collapsible Nikkor Z DX 16-50mm F3.5-6.3 VR, which offers up to 4.5 stops of image stabilization and has a built-in control ring. For longer reach, there’s the Nikkor Z DX 50-250mm F4.5-6.3 VR, which offers 5 stops of shake reduction and also has a control ring.

The Z50 will be available in November for $859 body-only, $999 with the 16-50mm lens and $1349 with the 16-50mm and 50-250mm lenses. Both kit lenses will be available separately, with the 16-50 priced at $299 and the 50-250 at $349. Check availability at (B&H/Adorama/Amazon) Continue reading “Nikon Z50 Mirrorless APS-C Camera Officially Announced”

This is the Nikon Z50 APS-C Z-mount Mirrorless Camera

Here are first leaked images of upcoming Nikon Z50 APS-C Z-mount mirrorless camera. This camera will be officially announced on October 10th, 2019.

Along with the Nikon Z50 we will also meet the NIKKOR Z 58mm f/0.95 S Noct lens, NIKKOR Z DX lenses, EN-EL25 battery and MB-N10 battery pack. US pricing of these Nikon products can be found below.  Continue reading “This is the Nikon Z50 APS-C Z-mount Mirrorless Camera”

US Pricing: Nikon Z50 for $857, NIKKOR Z 58mm f/0.95 S Noct for $7,997, EN-EL25 for $65, MB-N10 for $197

Nokishita leaked the US pricing of the upcoming Nikon products: Nikon Z50NIKKOR Z 58mm f/0.95 S Noct lens, NIKKOR Z DX lenses, EN-EL25 battery, MB-N10 battery pack, which will be officially announced on October 10th, 2019.

The most exciting lens for Nikon Z-mount is the upcoming NIKKOR Z 58mm f/0.95 S NOCT lens for sure. According to recent reports the Z 58mm f/0.95 S Noct will have a price tag of $7,996.95. Continue reading “US Pricing: Nikon Z50 for $857, NIKKOR Z 58mm f/0.95 S Noct for $7,997, EN-EL25 for $65, MB-N10 for $197”

Sigma launches 16mm, 30mm, 56mm f/1.4 Canon EF-M lenses

Sigma has announced a trio of new lenses for Canon’s APS-C EOS M range of mirrorless cameras, introducing the 16mm, 30mm and 56mm f/1.4 DC DN.

The new Sigma Canon EF-M lenses will join the company’s Contemporary range of optics. Each lens will be compatible with the camera’s Face and Tracking AF functionality promises quiet AF function in video mode thanks to an optimised stepping motor.

Sigma 30mm budget-friendly lens is priced at $339 and perfect for low-light, indoor and portrait shootings. Continue reading “Sigma launches 16mm, 30mm, 56mm f/1.4 Canon EF-M lenses”