Sigma 100-400mm f/5-6.3 DG OS HSM Contemporary Lens Firmware Update Released

Sigma released a new firmware update for their 100-400mm f/5-6.3 DG OS HSM Contemporary lens for Nikon F-mount.

The new firmware for Sigma lens for Nikon fixes issues with the optical stabilization (OS).  Continue reading “Sigma 100-400mm f/5-6.3 DG OS HSM Contemporary Lens Firmware Update Released”

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”

Best Wide Angle Lenses for Canon DSLRs

Best Wide Angle Lenses for Canon Digital SLRs. Looking for recommended wide-angle lenses for Canon DSLRs? Check out our recommendations below to find the right wide-angle lenses for your Canon Digital SLR Cameras.

A wide-angle lens is a lens whose focal length is smaller than the focal length of a standard lens. As you know wide-angle lenses allow more of the scene to be included in the photograph, which is useful in architectural, interior and landscape photography.

There are two types of wide-angle lenses: Wide-angle prime lens and wide-angle zoom lens. Check the list of best wide-angle lenses for Canon DSLRs (Both full frame and APS-C) below to find the best wide-angle lenses for Canon DSLRs. Continue reading “Best Wide Angle Lenses for Canon DSLRs”

Best Telephoto Lenses for Canon DSLRs

Best Telephoto Lenses for Canon DSLR Cameras. Looking for recommended telephoto lenses for Canon DSLR cameras? Here are the top rated telephoto lenses for Canon DSLRs.

You know, a telephoto lens is a lens whose focal length is longer than the focal length of a standard lens. Today, we’ll concentrate on telephoto prime lenses (including super telephoto prime lenses) and telephoto zoom lenses to find out the best telephoto lenses for Canon Full Frame DSLR Cameras and APS-C DSLR Cameras.

Below are the best telephoto lenses for Canon DSLRs. All the lists are based on the test results from DxOMark. You can choose the one you need. Continue reading “Best Telephoto Lenses for Canon DSLRs”

Best Canon Lenses for Wildlife Photography

Best Canon Lenses for Wildlife Photography. Looking for the best lenses for wildlife photography? Here are the top recommended Canon wildlife lenses to look for.

For wildlife photography, two factors are paramount: reach and speed. A lens that gets up close yet allows you to keep your distance, and lenses that focus quickly and transmit enough light to allow for very fast shutter speeds. So you need your lens to be fast and long.

As is known, the cost of going beyond 400mm (with good image quality) is high, but a longer-than-400mm lens is usually desired for wildlife photography. So, in wildlife photography it is important to invest in nice lenses, especially with telephoto. Lenses hold their value extremely well.

We have seperated both Ultimate Canon Wildlife Lenses (high end) and affordable / smaller Canon wildlife lenses (the most bang for your buck) at a variety of focal lengths. The Ultimate Canon Wildlife Lenses are the best of the best. If you are a professional shooter, or you really care about the image quality of your wildlife photos, these lenses will meet your need. If you are full of enthusiasm, but can not afford the cost, you can choose the affordable Canon wildlife lenses with great image quality. Continue reading “Best Canon Lenses for Wildlife Photography”

Canon Product Advisory for the EF 400mm f/2.8L IS III and EF 600mm f/4L IS III Lenses

Canon product advisory for the EF 400mm f/2.8L IS III and EF 600mm f/4L IS III super telephoto lenses.

The EF 400mm f/2.8L IS III USM and EF 600mm f/4L IS III USM take their places as the world’s lightest professional super telephoto lenses in their class. The weight of the EF 400mm f/2.8L IS III USM and EF 600mm f/4L IS III USM lenses has been reduced by 2.2 lbs. (more than 25 percent) and 1.9 lbs. (more than 20 percent) respectively. Continue reading “Canon Product Advisory for the EF 400mm f/2.8L IS III and EF 600mm f/4L IS III Lenses”

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”

Patent : Canon RF 400mm f/4 DO, 600mm f/4 DO, 800mm f/5.6 DO Lenses

Canon has filed a new lens patent for RF 400mm f/4 DO lens, 600mm f/4 DO lens, and 800mm f/5.6 lens.

According to hi-lows-note these lenses could be RF mount and designed for the Canon full frame mirrorless camera system a.k.a EOS R series models.

Remember next EOS R series full frame mirrorless cameras rumored to feature IBIS. So this makes sense that RF 400mm f/4 DO, RF 600mm f/4 DO, RF 800mm f/5.6 DO lenses could be made for Canon RF mount. Below are the details of the patent. Continue reading “Patent : Canon RF 400mm f/4 DO, 600mm f/4 DO, 800mm f/5.6 DO Lenses”

Best Micro Four Thirds Lenses for Olympus and Panasonic Cameras

Best Micro Four Thirds Lenses for Olympus and Panasonic Cameras. Looking for recommended lenses for Micro Four Thirds camera? Here are top recommended Micro Four Thirds lenses.

Both Panasonic and Olympus cameras can use Micro Four Thirds lenses, so you can use the Olympus Micro Four Thirds (sometimes shortened to MFT or M43) lenses on Panasonic cameras, and vice versa. There are plenty of Micro Four Thirds lenses available on the market, made by Panasonic, Olympus, Sigma, Samyang, Voigtlander, Leica and many others, and all Micro Four Thirds lenses are fully compatible on either brand of camera. Keep in mind that Micro Four Thirds cameras have a 2x crop factor, meaning that a 25mm lens will behave like a 50mm lens on a 35mm camera.

Here are the top recommended Micro Four Thirds lenses for Olympus and Panasonic cameras.  All the recommended lenses would cover virtually all shooting scenarios. Below are the top recommended Micro Four Thirds lenses for Olympus and Panasonic cameras. You can choose the one you need. Continue reading “Best Micro Four Thirds Lenses for Olympus and Panasonic Cameras”

Olympus M.Zuiko Digital ED 12-200mm f/3.5-6.3 lens officially announced

Olympus officially announced the new M.Zuiko Digital ED 12-200mm f/3.5-6.3 MFT lens boasting a class-leading 16.6x magnification.

Designed for Micro Four Thirds system cameras the lens will provide a standard focal range of 24-400mm equiv. Even it’s not a PRO designated lens, Olympus claims that it offers the same dustproof and splashproof build quality as those lenses.

Check out the early specs and press text of the Olympus M.Zuiko Digital ED 12-200mm f/3.5-6.3 MFT lens. 

The 12-200mm F3.5-6.3 does not offer built-in stabilization, and will rely on camera body IS. The lens uses Olympus’ MSC (Movie and Still Compatible) focusing mechanism and provides quieter operation – particularly useful for shooting video. The company’s ZERO (Zuiko Extra-low Reflection Optical) coating is also employed to reduce flare and ghosting.

Olympus M.Zuiko Digital ED 12-200mm f/3.5-6.3 lens will start shipping from March with a price tag of $900, pre-orders: B&H. Continue reading “Olympus M.Zuiko Digital ED 12-200mm f/3.5-6.3 lens officially announced”