Tokina launches ATX-i 11-20mm f/2.8 CF lens and Updates Lens Roadmap

Tokina has announced the ATX-i 11-20mm f/2.8 CF lens which is designed for use with Canon and Nikon DSLRs.

Available for Canon EF and Nikon F mounts, the Tokina ATX-i 11-20mm f/2.8 CF lens contains three aspherical elements along with three low dispersion elements. Other features include a 9-blade diaphragm and a One-Touch Focus Clutch mechanism.

Offering a 17.6-32mm equivalent focal length, the new Tokina lens also has a water-resistant top coat and a multi-layer lens coating.

The US price of the Tokina atx-i 11-20mm f/2.8 CF Lens is $529, and it is available for pre-order at B&HAdorama. In addition the lens manufacturer released updated lens roadmap for 2020. See below for more dteails.  Continue reading “Tokina launches ATX-i 11-20mm f/2.8 CF lens and Updates Lens Roadmap”

Panasonic Lumix S 20-60mm F3.5-5.6 Full-Frame Mirrorless Lens

Panasonic has announced a new interchangeable standard zoom lens, the Lumix S 20-60mm F3.5-5.6 (S-R2060), based on the L-Mount system for its Lumix S Series full-frame mirrorless cameras.

The new Panasonic Lumix S 20-60mm lens will be available to purchase from July 2020 for $599. The Panasonic L-mount lenses are available for pre-order at B&HAdorama.

Panasonic says the lens has been designed to suppress focus breathing (the change of effective focal length at different focus distances) for video shooters, who are likely to appreciate its wide-angle capabilities.

The lens weighs in at just 350 grams (12 ounces) and is dust and splash resistant, and functional down to –10°C (14°F). A fluorine coating on the front element repels water and oil. Continue reading “Panasonic Lumix S 20-60mm F3.5-5.6 Full-Frame Mirrorless Lens”

Samyang MF 85mm f/1.4 II and MF 14mm f/2.8 II Lenses Announced

Samyang officially announced the two new lenses: MF 14mm f/2.8 Mark II  and    MF 85mm f/1.4 Mark II.

This updated lens has a declickable aperture ring which makes it more suitable for video shooters. and weather sealing. Both lenses cover the full-frame sensor, and will be available for Canon EF, Nikon F, Sony E, Fujifilm X, Canon M, and Micro Four Thirds lens mounts.

The pricing information is not available at the moment. You can check the availability and pricing at B&H and Adorama. Continue reading “Samyang MF 85mm f/1.4 II and MF 14mm f/2.8 II Lenses Announced”

Firmware Update for Sigma 14-24mm f/2.8 Art E-Mount Lens

Sigma has released a new firmware update for Sigma 14-24mm f/2.8 DG DN Art Lens for Sony E-mount.

The US Price of the lens is $1,368. Check availability at AdoramaBHphotoAmazon)

From Sigma :  Continue reading “Firmware Update for Sigma 14-24mm f/2.8 Art E-Mount Lens”

Samyang MF 85mm f/1.4 and MF 14mm f/2.8 Mark II Versions Coming

According to recent reports, Samyang is about ot release a Mark II version of the Samyang 14mm f/2.8 and Samyang 85mm f/1.4.

These will be manual focus lenses only and the two new lenses will be called: MF 85mm f/1.4 MK II and MF 14mm f/2.8 MK II.

The US price for both lenses is not available yet, you can check for pre-order options at major stores like B&H Photo Video/Adorama.

via Nokishita.

 

Olympus 9-18mm f/4-5.6 Lens Review : Wide, Tiny & Super Sharp

Here is the latest Olympus 9-18mm f/4-5.6 Lens Review from Robin Wong.  He says the lens is wide, tiny and super sharp.

The wide angle lens from Olympus is one of the best Micro Four Thirds lenses. It is also the budget option for landscapes/cityscapes/architecture for $599 (Amazon | B&H | Adorama). Check out the video of the Olympus 9-18mm f/4-5.6 lens review below.  Continue reading “Olympus 9-18mm f/4-5.6 Lens Review : Wide, Tiny & Super Sharp”

Nikon NIKKOR Z 14-30mm f/4 S Lens Video Review

The Nikon NIKKOR Z 14-30mm f/4 S lens is an excellent ultra-wide-angle zoom lens for Nikon Z7 and Z6 and it is especially well-suited to landscape, architectural, and astrophotography applications.

Taylor Jackson has published his review for the NIKKOR Z 14-30mm f/4 S Super Wide Angle lens. Check it out! Continue reading “Nikon NIKKOR Z 14-30mm f/4 S Lens Video Review”

New Patent: Canon RF 8mm f/4 Fisheye Lens

Canon has filed a new lens patent for RF-mount full frame mirrorless cameras. The patent application describes the RF 8mm f/4 Fisheye lens which will be the first for Canon RF mount lineup.

This fisheye lens would be good companion for the previously patented .

Check out the Canon RF 8mm f/4 Fisheye Lens patent details.  Continue reading “New Patent: Canon RF 8mm f/4 Fisheye Lens”

Canon RF 14-28mm f/2L Lens to be Announced Soon

Canon will allegedly announce a RF 14-28mm f/2L Lens  and this will be a new addition to complete the trio.

As you know the company unveiled the RF 28-70mm f/2L USM lens for EOS R full frame mirrorless camera system in 2019. Now recent reports indicates that Canon will release a “holy trinity” of RF mount f/2L zoom lenses. The RF 14-28mm f/2L USM Lens is one of them and to be announced next. The other telephoto zoom f/2L lens would be the RF 70-135mm f/2L USM lens which we will meet later in this new series. Continue reading “Canon RF 14-28mm f/2L Lens to be Announced Soon”

New Tokina Lenses 2020 Line-up Announced

Tokina reveals updated 2020 lens roadmap with new lenses for DSLR, mirrorless cameras.

For their 70th anniversary, Tokina officially announce Tokina new lens line-up which will be released in 2020 year. This new Tokina lenses 2020 line-up was originally planned to be presented at the biggest annual Asian Camera and Imaging photo show CP+2020 (Yokohama, Japan). Unfortunately, due to unforeseen circumstances, the show was canceled.

New Tokina APS-C DSLR Lens for Canon and Nikon: Continue reading “New Tokina Lenses 2020 Line-up Announced”