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”

Rumors: Canon RF 135mm f/1.4L & RF 135mm f/1.8L USM Lenses in Development

Canon is rumored to be working on a fast aperture RF 135mm f/1.4L USM lens, along with another RF 135mm f/1.8L USM lens.

Both lenses are expected to arrive sometime in 2020. The RF 135mm f/1.4L lens would be another “crazy” prime lens just like the wide-angle zoom Canon RF 14-21mm f/1.4L USM Lens. Release date for these lenses is in later 2020. Continue reading “Rumors: Canon RF 135mm f/1.4L & RF 135mm f/1.8L USM Lenses in Development”

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”

Canon RF 14-21mm f/1.4L USM Lens Rumored for Early 2020

Canon is rumored to announce a new Canon RF 14-21mm f/1.4L USM Lens in the beginning of 2020. According to recent rumors, the company is currently working on a new super RF-mount lens. The L-series optic is a bright wide-angle zoom; Canon RF 14-21mm f/1.4L USM lens.

This will be another “world first” type of lenses from Canon just like the amazing RF 28-70mm f/2 L USM. Expect the price the same as Canon RF 28-70mm f/2 L USM Lens – $2,999 at Amazon | B&H Photo | Adorama. Continue reading “Canon RF 14-21mm f/1.4L USM Lens Rumored for Early 2020”

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”

Canon RF 70-300mm f/4-5.6 IS Lens Patent

Here is a Canon patent application (2019-020679) for a RF 70-300mm F/4-5.6 IS lens. Designed for Canon full frame mirrorless camera system, this lens is the EOS R version of the budget-friendly telephoto zoom for the consumer market.

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.  The EOS RP is also coming. Continue reading “Canon RF 70-300mm f/4-5.6 IS Lens Patent”