Updated Olympus M.Zuiko Digital Lens Roadmap

Olympus has released an updated lens roadmap showing three new lenses, including two new PRO lenses, as well as an affordable telephoto zoom lens.

According to the new M.Zuiko digital lens roadmap these lenses are the M.Zuiko Digital ED 12-45mm F4.0 PROM.Zuiko Digital ED 100-400mm F5.0-6.3 IS and an as yet unspecified “pro telephoto zoom” lens.

The ED 100-400mm f/5.0-6.3 IS lens will give a 200-800mm equivalent and should give a more budget friendly entry into the super telephoto zoom arena. There are additional PRO lenses shown, including two telephoto zoom lenses, one wide-zoom lens, and a range of “bright prime lenses”, however details have not yet been released for these.

Check out the Olympus press release below for more details. See Best Micro Four Thirds Lenses Continue reading “Updated Olympus M.Zuiko Digital Lens Roadmap”

Fujifilm XF 16-80mm f/4 R OIS WR Lens Firmware 1.0.2 Released

Fujifilm released a new firmware update version 1.0.2 for XF 16-80mm f/4 R OIS WR Lens.

The X-series lens has a minimum shooting distance of 35cm over the entire shooting range. It is lightweight, at 440g and Fujifilm say when paired with the X-T30 the total weight is 823g, making it an ideal travel lens choice.

Fujifilm XF 16-80mm f/4 R OIS WR lens has a price tag of $800. Check availability at Amazon / B&H Photo Video/Adorama. Continue reading “Fujifilm XF 16-80mm f/4 R OIS WR Lens Firmware 1.0.2 Released”

Sigma 24-70mm F2.8 DG DN Art for Sony E-mount and L-Mount Mirrorless Cameras

The new Sigma 24-70mm F2.8 DG DN lens for Sony E-Mount and L-Mount is the second newly-designed “Art zoom” dedicated forfull mirrorless cameras.  The new lens joins the previously-announced 14-24mm F2.8 DG DN Art as the second of Sigma’s DN zoom.

The lens has a total of 19 elements, including low dispersion, special low dispersion and aspherical glass. Sigma’s ‘Super Multi-Layer’ and ‘Nano Porous’ coatings have been applied to reduce flare and ghosting. Autofocus is driven by a stepping motor and the lens can focus as close as 18cm (7.1″).

The Sigma 24-70mm F2.8 DG DN Art will be available in both L-mount and Sony E-mount in mid-November 2019. Pricing will be announced at a later date. Compared against Tamron’s popular 28-75mm F/2.8 Di III RXD, which retails for $850, it would be in the same price range. Check at BHphotoAdoramaContinue reading “Sigma 24-70mm F2.8 DG DN Art for Sony E-mount and L-Mount Mirrorless Cameras”

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”

Patent : Canon RF 24-80mm f/4 Lens

A new patent application that features a Canon RF 24-80mm f/4 lens discovered. Looks like Canon will come out with a f/4 set of zooms for the RF mount.

This would be a great focal range especially for standart zoom in Canon full frame mirrorless lens linup. Check out the Canon RF 24-80mm f/4 lens patent details below.  Continue reading “Patent : Canon RF 24-80mm f/4 Lens”

Fujifilm XF 16-80mm f/4 R OIS WR Lens First Look

Here is the first look review of the Fujinon XF 16-80mm F4 R OIS WR lens. This one looks to be an excellent all-around lens for photographers and will likely become the future kit lens paired with Fujifilm’s higher-end cameras.

If you shoot in inclement weather or desire a weatherproof compact kit this is currently Fujifilm’s best option.

Fujifilm XF 16-80mm f/4 R OIS WR lens has a price tag of $800. Check availability at Amazon / B&H Photo Video/Adorama. Continue reading “Fujifilm XF 16-80mm f/4 R OIS WR Lens First Look”

Fujifilm XF 16-80mm f/4 R OIS WR Lens Firmware 1.0.1

Fujifilm released a new firmware update version 1.0.1 for XF 16-80mm f/4 R OIS WR Lens.

The X-series lens has a minimum shooting distance of 35cm over the entire shooting range. It is lightweight, at 440g and Fujifilm say when paired with the X-T30 the total weight is 823g, making it an ideal travel lens choice.

Fujifilm XF 16-80mm f/4 R OIS WR lens has a price tag of $800. Check availability at Amazon / B&H Photo Video/Adorama. Continue reading “Fujifilm XF 16-80mm f/4 R OIS WR Lens Firmware 1.0.1”

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)”

Canon RF 15-35mm f/2.8L IS & RF 24-70mm f/2.8L IS USM Lenses now in Stock

The new  and  Lenses are now in stock and shipping in the US. So, if you are interested, order these ideal lenses for your Canon EOS R and EOS RP mirrorless cameras.

Canon RF 15-35mm f/2.8L IS USM Lens: $2,299 at AmazonB&HAdorama.

Canon RF 24-70mm f/2.8L IS USM Lens: $2,299 at AmazonB&HAdorama. Continue reading “Canon RF 15-35mm f/2.8L IS & RF 24-70mm f/2.8L IS USM Lenses now in Stock”

Panasonic Lumix S1H now in Stock and Shipping

The new Panasonic Lumix S1H mirrorless camera is now in stock and shipping in the US: $3,997.99 at Adorama | B&H Photo | Amazon.

The Panasonic Lumix S1H is the world’s first full frame camera capable of video recording at 6K/24p (3:2 aspect ratio), 5.9K/30p (16:9 aspect ratio), and 10-bit 60p 4K/C4K, combining professional-level video quality with the high mobility of a mirrorless camera. Outstanding video recording capability is the greatest feature of the LUMIX S1H, making it a professional tool for high-end film making. Continue reading “Panasonic Lumix S1H now in Stock and Shipping”