Olympus filed a new patent for a wide angle zoom lens in Japan. The patent application describes a Olympus 8-24mm f/4 lens designed for Micro Four Thirds system mirrorless cameras.
Olympus 8-24mm f/4 will also be a pro-grade constant aperture lens for enthusiasts and professional photographers that need an ultra wide-angle zoom lens. It will be equivalent of 16-48mm in 35mm terms.
If becomes in mass production this Olympus 8-24mm f/4 lens would be an ideal choice for travel and landscape photography.
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Nikon has announced the new Nikon AF-S 120-300mm f/2.8E FL ED SR VR lens for DSLRs. The Nikkor 120-300mm f/2.8E FL ED SR VR is a flagship telephoto zoom lens, designed for sports photographers who need extra versatility offered by a telephoto zoom lens, as well as a bright f/2.8 aperture.
The AF-S NIKKOR 120–300mm f/2.8E FL ED SR VR will be available from mid-February with the Nikon D6 DSLR. No surprise – the 120-300 F2.8E won’t come cheap, with a list price of $9,496.95 – at B&H Photo Video/Adorama/Amazon. Continue reading “Nikon AF-S 120-300mm f/2.8E FL ED SR VR Lens Price : $9500”
Looking for the best Micro Four Thirds lenses? Here are the best Micro Four Thirds lenses, from zooms to primes, from ultra-wide-angles to super-telephotos.
DPreview posted a list of the best MFT lenses seperated into categories.
In this buyers guides you’ll find the best Olympus and Panasonic lenses for portraits, telephoto, macro and wide! Continue reading “Best Micro Four Third Lenses of 2019”
Nikon is developing the AF-S NIKKOR 120-300mm f/2.8E FL ED SR VR, a professional sports and action lens. According to latest rumors, the upcoming AF-S NIKKOR 120-300mm f/2.8E FL ED SR VR lens is expected to be officially released very soon, could be as early as this month to January, 2020.
This announcement of this lens could also bring the long awaited NIKKOR Z 70-200mm f/2.8 S lens, which could be released soon too.
See also 2019 Nikon Black Friday Deals Continue reading “AF-S NIKKOR 120-300mm f/2.8E FL ED SR VR Lens will be Released Soon”
Olympus has released an updated lens roadmap showing three new lenses, including two new PRO lenses, as well as an affordable telephoto zoom lens.
According to the new M.Zuiko digital lens roadmap these lenses are the M.Zuiko Digital ED 12-45mm F4.0 PRO, M.Zuiko Digital ED 100-400mm F5.0-6.3 IS and an as yet unspecified “pro telephoto zoom” lens.
The ED 100-400mm f/5.0-6.3 IS lens will give a 200-800mm equivalent and should give a more budget friendly entry into the super telephoto zoom arena. There are additional PRO lenses shown, including two telephoto zoom lenses, one wide-zoom lens, and a range of “bright prime lenses”, however details have not yet been released for these.
Check out the Olympus press release below for more details. See Best Micro Four Thirds Lenses Continue reading “Updated Olympus M.Zuiko Digital Lens Roadmap”
The new Sony FE 200-600mm f/5.6-6.3 G OSS lens is now in stock at Amazon, B&H, and Adorama. The US price is $1,998.
Spanning a versatile telephoto range, the Sony FE 200-600mm f/5.6-6.3 G OSS lens is a flexible zoom perfectly suited for nature, wildlife, and sports applications, ideal lens for Sony a9 II, a9 and a7R IV.
Sony FE 200-600mm f/5.6-6.3 G OSS Lens: $1,998 at Amazon, B&H, and Adorama.
In addition, the Sony FE 600mm f/4 GM OSS lens is now in stock at Adorama, and it will soon in stock at B&H, Amazon. Continue reading “Sony FE 200-600mm f/5.6-6.3 G OSS Lens now in Stock”
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)”
The Japanese website Newswitch published an interview with Olympus executive officer Shigemi Sugimoto.
From the interview, “A super telephoto lens that reaches 1000mm in full frame equivalent is under development, and it will reach 2000mm with a 2x teleconverter.”
As you might remember back in June, Olympus has officially announced the 2X teleconverter MC-20 (Adorama | B&H) that is compatible with the company’s 40-150mm f/2.8 and 300mm f/4 Pro lenses. The M.Zuiko Digital 2x Teleconverter MC-20 will also compatible with the 150-400mm F4.5 TC1.25x IS Pro which is currently under development.
You can check out the recap from the interview that mentions the Olympus 500mm MFT lens. Continue reading “New Olympus 500mm MFT Lens is in the Works”
Dustin Abbott completed his exhaustive review of the Sigma 500mm F/4 OS Sport lens.
The Sigma 500mm f/4 DG OS HSM Sports is a hyper-telephoto prime lens for full-frame DSLR cameras, and APS-C sensor cameras with an effective increase in the focal length. Designed for the professional sports and wildlife shooter, the Sigma 500mm F4 is available in Canon, Nikon and Sigma mounts with a price tag of $5999.99 in the US. Check availability at Amazon USA, B&H Photo, Adorama.
The review below comes with a rich set of test shots and discusses every aspect of the Sigma 500mm F/4 OS Sport lens. Continue reading “Sigma 500mm f/4 DG OS HSM Sports Lens Review : A Unique Lens”
Here is s list of the best Nikon lenses under $300, $500 and $1000. Looking for best lenses for your Nikon DSLR camera, check out the best options within your budget.
We’ve included a couple of third-party brand lenses and made sure they all cover different types of photography; wide angle, standard, telephoto and macro. Continue reading “Best Nikon Lenses Under $300, $500 and $1000”