Nikon is rumored to announce more NIKKOR Z-mount lenses with f/1.2 bright aperture. According to latest rumors from NR, Nikon is planning to launch more f/1.2 high-end prime lenses for Nikon Z-mount mirrorless cameras.
Canon announces the development of Canon EOS R5 full frame mirrorless camera. This will be a flagship RF-mount mirrorless camera with built-in image stabilization, capable of 8K video and 20fps burst mode.
Not much details shared in the development announcement also the release date of the EOS R5 expected to be sometime in 2020. You can find the Canon EOS R5 specifications below. Other than that check out this previous rumor post to find out more details about the EOS R5.
Alongside the R5, Canon is also teasing ‘9 RF lenses’ coming later this year, including a new telezoom – the RF 100-500mm F4.5-7.1 L IS USM. Samples of the R5, the 100-500mm, and two new RF Extenders (1.4X and 2X) are expected to be shown at the WPPI show in Las Vegas, and the CP+ show in Yokohama, Japan.
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.