Canon RF 500mm f/4L IS USM Super Telephoto Prime Lens on the Way

Canon is working on a new RF 500mm f/4L IS USM lens, which will be the first super telephoto lens for the RF mount.

In addition, a new Canon RF 300mm f/2.8L IS USM lens is also in development. Canon tends to announce super telephoto lenses in pairs, so maybe we’ll see that Canon RF 500mm f/4L IS USM & RF 300mm f/2.8L IS USM lens will be announced together.

These rumored super telephoto prime lenses for Canon full frame mirrorless cameras are expected to arrive in 2020. So they are not in the list of Canon RF Lens Roadmap 2020. Continue reading “Canon RF 500mm f/4L IS USM Super Telephoto Prime Lens on the Way”

Canon RF 24mm f/1.4L USM Lens and New RF Macro Coming in Early 2020

Canon RF 24mm f/1.4L USM Lens and a new RF-series Macro optic is rumored to be announced in the beginning of 2020. Along with these two lenses, the  also mentioned for early 2020 announcement.

Designed for Canon EOS R and EOS RP full frame mirrorless cameras, the new macro RF lens will be “first of its kind macro lens“, currently, there is not much info about this lens. Continue reading “Canon RF 24mm f/1.4L USM Lens and New RF Macro Coming in Early 2020”

New Patents: Canon RF 17-35mm f/4-5.6, RF 135mm f/1.8L & RF 100mm f/1.4L USM Lenses

New Canon patents have been appeared on the web. The patent applications are for  Canon RF 17-35mm f/4-5.6, RF 135mm f/1.8L & RF 100mm f/1.4L USM Lenses.

Designed for Canon EOS R and EOS RP full frame mirrorless cameras, these are excellent lens options, especially the L series RF 100mm f/1.4 looks promising.  Continue reading “New Patents: Canon RF 17-35mm f/4-5.6, RF 135mm f/1.8L & RF 100mm f/1.4L USM Lenses”

Nikon NIKKOR Z 85mm f/1.8 S Mirrorless Lens to be Announced Next

Nikon is rumored to introduce the previously mentioned  later this month. The bright telephoto-prime optic is already in the updated Nikon Z-mount Lens Roadmap 2019 – 2021 and scheduled for this Spring.  Continue reading “Nikon NIKKOR Z 85mm f/1.8 S Mirrorless Lens to be Announced Next”

Canon RF Lens Roadmap 2020

Here is the latest Canon RF mount lens roadmap for 2020 and 2021 that has been shown to selected photographers. Canon’s plan is to release between 6 to 8 new RF mount lenses in 2020.

Canon has already announced f/2.8 zoom lenses, so it is time for the company to release some cheap and light f/4 zoom lenses. Canon will also release at least one “crazy look-what-we-can-do” lens (like RF 50mm f/1.2 L USM) in 2020. There will also be at least one fast L prime and some non-L lenses in 2020.  Continue reading “Canon RF Lens Roadmap 2020”

NIKKOR Z 70-200mm f/4 Lens Coming in 2020 to 2021

First rumors about the NIKKOR Z 70-200mm f/4 Lens have been leaked online. According to recent reports this is one of the upcoming TBA lenses in the Nikon Z mount lens roadmap.

The Nikon NIKKOR Z 70-200mm f/4 lens will be cheaper and lighter than NIKKOR Z 70-200mm f/2.8 S lens. Release date for this lens is in 2020 to 2021.

There will be a total of 23 Z-mount mirrorless lenses by 2021. Below is the list of upcoming Nikon Z-mount lenses by year: Continue reading “NIKKOR Z 70-200mm f/4 Lens Coming in 2020 to 2021”

Tamron 35-150mm f/2.8-4 Di VC OSD Lens Specs, Price, Availability

Tamron 35-150mm f/2.8-4 Di VC OSD Lens is a new compact zoom lens for full-frame DSLR cameras. The lens extends from 35mm to 150mm and offers a fast F/2.8 aperture at the wide-angle end while maintaining a bright F/4 at the telephoto end.

The optical design employs both low dispersion glass and aspherical elements, which help to reduce chromatic and spherical aberrations throughout the zoom range for improved clarity and sharpness.

The lens will be available May 23 in Nikon mount and June 20 in Canon mount priced at $799Preorder links: Canon EFNikon F Continue reading “Tamron 35-150mm f/2.8-4 Di VC OSD Lens Specs, Price, Availability”

Zeiss Otus 100mm f/1.4 Lens Price $4,500, Tamron 35-150mm f/2.8-4 Di VC OSD Lens Price $700

Here are the US price and release date for the upcoming Zeiss Otus 100mm f/1.4 lens and Tamron 35-150mm f/2.8-4 Di VC OSD Lens.

The upcoming Zeiss Otus 100mm f/1.4 ZF.2 lens for Nikon F mount price will be around $4,500, release date in May, 2019. The upcoming Tamron 35-150mm f/2.8-4 Di VC OSD lens for Nikon F mount price will be around $700, release date on May 23, 2019.

Tamron 35-150mm F/2.8-4 Di VC OSD (Model A043)  and the Zeiss Otus 100mm f/1.4 lens will be available for Canon and Nikon DSLRs. Continue reading “Zeiss Otus 100mm f/1.4 Lens Price $4,500, Tamron 35-150mm f/2.8-4 Di VC OSD Lens Price $700”

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”