Panasonic Lumix S PRO 16-35mm f/4 & 70-200mm f/2.8 Lenses for L-mount

In addition to the new Panasonic firmware updates, the company also unveiled two new L-mount compatible full frame lenses.  These lenses are the    and . Panasonic also updated the Lumix S L-mount lenses roadmap.

The US price of Panasonic Lumix S PRO 16-35mm f/4 Lens is $1,497.99, the Panasonic Lumix S PRO 70-200mm f/2.8 O.I.S. Lens is priced at $2,597.99. Both Panasonic L-mount lenses are available for pre-order at B&HAdorama. Order now if you are interested. Continue reading “Panasonic Lumix S PRO 16-35mm f/4 & 70-200mm f/2.8 Lenses for L-mount”

Canon Filed Patent for RF 14-28mm f/2 and RF 10-24mm f/4 Lenses

Canon filed two new patents in USA and Japan. Both lens patents are RF mount ultra-wide zoom lenses. The patent application describes a RF 14-28mm f/2L USM lens which will be good companion for the RF 28-70mm f/2L USM lens.

The second one is RF 10-24mm f/4L USM lens or RF 12-24mm f/4L USM lens, similar to EF 11-24mm f/4L USM lens. Continue reading “Canon Filed Patent for RF 14-28mm f/2 and RF 10-24mm f/4 Lenses”

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”

Irix Full Frame Cine 45mm T1.5 Lens Announced

Irix have announced a new Cine lens, the 45mm T1.5, which will be the third full-frame cine lens suitable for shooting with 8K Ultra HD cameras from Irix.

The new lens is designed for shooting with Ultra HD 8K cinema cameras and is based on a completely new optical design which includes four elements made of high refraction glass, one extra-low dispersion lens and one aspherical lens. Continue reading “Irix Full Frame Cine 45mm T1.5 Lens Announced”

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”

Tokina ATX-i 11-16mm f/2.8 CF Lens for APS-c DSLRs

The new Tokina atx-i 11-16mm F2.8 CF is an ultra wide angle zoom lens for APS-C sensor Canon & Nikon DSLR cameras.

The ultra-wide 11-16mm focal length is ideal for shooting landscapes, interiors, nightscapes, and group shots, while the constant maximum aperture of f/2.8 offers great performance in low light shooting, with exceptional depth of field control.

The design of this lens is the same as Tokina opera series. US price is $449. Shipping will begin on November 8, 2019. It is also a direct replacement for the current 11-16mm f/2.8 model.

Tokina atx-i 11-16mm f/2.8 CF Lens ($449): Canon EFNIkon F. Check also Adorama, and Amazon  Continue reading “Tokina ATX-i 11-16mm f/2.8 CF Lens for APS-c DSLRs”

Tokina ATX-I 11-16mm f/2.8 CF Lens for Canon & Nikon Mount to be Announced Soon

Tokina will soon announce a new lens for DSLR cameras with APS-c image sensor. The new Tokina ATX-I 11-16mm f/2.8 CF lens will available for Canon EF mount and Nikon F mount.

The new lens will be called Tokina ATX-I 11-16mm f/2.8 CF lens. The Japanese price for this lens is 54,800, US price around $500.

This lens will be officially announced this week, and the release date is on November 8th, 2019. Continue reading “Tokina ATX-I 11-16mm f/2.8 CF Lens for Canon & Nikon Mount to be Announced Soon”

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)”

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”

Fujifilm XF 50mm f/1 R WR Lens in Development instead of 33mm f/1

Alongside the announcement of the X-Pro 3 camera, Fujifilm has said it is developing a XF 50mm f/1.0 lens for its X-mount mirrorless cameras and cancelling the promised 33mm f/1.

As part of the presentation, Fujifilm’s Head of Product Planning, Takashi Ueno said that the XF 33mm f/1 R WR Lens had become too big and heavy as it was being developed. The latest prototype weighed 1300g (45.8oz), included 15 elements and necessitated the addition of a tripod foot. Instead the company has said it will build a 50mm F1.0, that can be under 900g (31.7oz).

The ultra-fast Fujifilm XF 50mm f/1 R WR will be the first mirrorless lens with a maximum aperture of f/1.0 with AF capability. Continue reading “Fujifilm XF 50mm f/1 R WR Lens in Development instead of 33mm f/1”