Sigma 85mm f/1.4 DG DN Art Lens Announced, Price $1,199

Sigma has announced a brand new 85mm f/1.4 DG DN Art lens for full-frame mirrorless cameras, designed specifically for E-Mount and L-Mount cameras.

The lens features 15 elements, including one aspherical and five SLD (special low dispersion). It has 11 aperture blades and its focus unit is driven by a high-speed stepping motor. The minimum focus distance of the 85mm F1.4 is 0.85m (34″) and the maximum magnification is 0.12x.

The US price is $1,199. Shipping is scheduled to start in late August 2020. Now the new Sigma 85mm f/1.4 DG DN Art Lens is available for pre-order at B&HAdorama. Continue reading “Sigma 85mm f/1.4 DG DN Art Lens Announced, Price $1,199”

Tamron 70-300mm f/4.5-6.3 Di III RXD Lens Development Announced

Tamron has officially announced the development of Tamron 70-300mm f/4.5-6.3 Di III RXD lens for Sony E-mount. According to Tamron, this lens is world’s smallest and lightest telephoto zoom lens. The release date for this lens is expected in this fall. Continue reading “Tamron 70-300mm f/4.5-6.3 Di III RXD Lens Development Announced”

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.

From B&H: Continue reading “Sony FE 12-24mm f/2.8 GM Lens Announced, Price $2,998”

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”

Sigma TC-1411 1.4x and TC-2011 2x Teleconverters for L-Mount Lenses

In addition to the Sigma 100-400mm f/5-6.3 DG DN OS Lens (for L-mount and E-mount), Sigma has also announced two new L-mount teleconverters: the TC-1411 (1.4x) and the TC-2011 (2x).

Sigma says these two teleconverters are ‘Designed to complement Sigma’s renowned optical formulas’ and feature a dust- and splash-proof design ‘comparable to that of the Sigma Sports line lenses.’

The TC-1411 (1.4x) and TC-2011 (2x) are currently available to pre-order for $400 (AdoramaB&H) and $430 (AdoramaB&H), respectively, and should ship on July 10 alongside the 100-400mm F5-6.3 lens. Continue reading “Sigma TC-1411 1.4x and TC-2011 2x Teleconverters for L-Mount Lenses”

Sigma 100-400mm F5-6.3 DG DN OS Contemporary Lens for L-Mount and Sony E-Mount

Sigma today officially announced the new 100-400mm F5-6.3 DG DN OS Contemporary telephoto zoom lens for E-mount and L-mount full-frame mirrorless cameras.

The telephoto zoom lens is constructed of 22 elements in 16 groups including one low dispersion element (FLD) and four special low dispersion (SLD) elements. It uses a stepping motor for autofocus, has a nine-blade aperture diaphragm, a minimum aperture range of F22–29 and a 67mm front filter thread. At 100mm it has a minimum focusing distance of 112cm (44”) and at 400mm it has a minimum focusing distance of 160cm (63”). The lens measures in at 86mm (3.4”) diameter, 197mm (7.8”) long and weighs 1,135g (40oz).

The Sigma 100-400mm F5-6.3 DG DN OS Contemporary is currently available to pre-order for Sony E-mount (AdoramaB&H) and L-mount (AdoramaB&H) for $950.  Shipping will start on July 10. Continue reading “Sigma 100-400mm F5-6.3 DG DN OS Contemporary Lens for L-Mount and Sony E-Mount”

Pre-order : Tamron 28-200mm f/2.8-5.6 Di III RXD Lens

The Tamron 28-200mm f/2.8-5.6 Di III RXD Lens for Sony E mount mirrorless cameras is now available for pre-order at major US stores. The US price is $729. Shipping is scheduled to start on June 25, 2020.

Designed for Sony E-mount mirrorless cameras the size of this new lens is rumored to be same as Tamron 28-75mm F2.8 Di III RXD lens when it’s collapsed.

Tamron 28-200mm f/2.8-5.6 Di III RXD Lens for Sony E: $729 at AmazonB&HAdorama. Continue reading “Pre-order : Tamron 28-200mm f/2.8-5.6 Di III RXD Lens”

Rumors: Sony a7S III & FE 12-24mm f/2.8 GM Lens to be Announced in Late June

Sony will have a big product announcement by the end of June. The company currently has two new camera codes registered :  WW271448 and WW850128.

According to latest rumors, at least one camera (probably Sony a7S III) will be announced at the end of this month along with the already leaked FE 12-24mm f/2.8 GM lens  (SEL1224GM).

This time there are multiple sources confirming that the Sony A7s III is on the way and be announced in June 2020. With this major announcement Sony plans to respond to cameras like the Panasonic S1H and the Canon EOS R5.

Below are some rumored specs of Sony a7S III: Continue reading “Rumors: Sony a7S III & FE 12-24mm f/2.8 GM Lens to be Announced in Late June”

New Meyer-Optik Görlitz MK II Lenses Now Available

The Meyer Optik Görlitz Trioplan 100mm f/2.8 II lens is now available for Canon EF, Pentax K, M42, Nikon F, Sony E, Micro Four Thirds. Fuji X and Leica L mounts.

The new Meyer Optik Görlitz lenses are already available for preorder for different DSLR and mirrorless mounts.

Continue reading “New Meyer-Optik Görlitz MK II Lenses Now Available”