The rumor mill has recently mentioned that Canon is working on an EF 200-600mm f/4.5-5.6 IS lens that will become available in 2016. More sources have now leaked more information about the super-telephoto zoom optic, including its announcement date and price. The product is coming this summer with an expected price tag.
Archives for March 2016
Sony has concluded its press event with the introduction of the FE 70-300mm f/4.5-5.6 G OSS telephoto zoom lens. This optic is capable of offering top-notch image quality thanks to multiple features, including a state-of-the-art internal design and integrated image stabilization technology.
If you own an Alpha or NEX-series mirrorless camera from Sony then you will be pleased to hear that the PlayStation maker has just introduced an affordable 50mm lens. The Sony FE 50mm f/1.8 prime lens is here as a compact and lightweight solution for the company’s FE-mount and E-mount MILCs.
Sony has just introduced its latest superzoom camera designed for both photographers and videographers. The new Cyber-shot RX10 III is here with a 20.1-megapixel stacked sensor and a 25x optical zoom lens, which offers a full-frame equivalent of 24-600mm. This new shooter is also capable of capturing 4K movies and 14fps in burst mode.
A new super-telephoto zoom lens is in development, a source have revealed. It is aimed at EF-mount DSLR owners and it is designed by Canon. An insider is claiming that the Japanese company will launch an EF 200-600mm f/4.5-5.6 IS lens this year as an affordable and lightweight solution for action and sports photographers.
Sigma is working on a 24-70mm f/2.8 zoom lens with a built-in optical image stabilization system. This is great news for photographers who want such optic for their camera. The Sigma version will be an Art-series lens, so it will offer superior image quality, while providing competition for Nikon’s stabilized 24-70mm f/2.8 optic.
Photographers using Sony FE-mount mirrorless camera may have three extra reasons to be joyful. A couple of distinct sources are reporting that Zeiss is working on three new lenses just for them. The optics will allegedly be revealed sometime in October 2016 as part of the PhotoPlus Expo in New York City.
After months of rumor and speculation, DJI has finally revealed the availability details of the Inspire 1 RAW Edition drone with a built-in Micro Four Thirds camera. The quadcopter and its 4K-ready Zenmuse X5R MFT camera will begin shipping by the end of March 2016 for a price under $6,000.
If you were looking for some plugins to improve the look of your photos, your search has just ended. Google has officially announced that the Nik Collection bundle can be downloaded for free. The collection consists of seven plugins and they were previously available for almost $150.
As recently-promised, Fujifilm has released firmware update 1.01 for the X-Pro2 mirrorless camera. The new firmware version is available for download for all users and the company recommends everyone to install it as soon as possible in order to fix an annoying bug and to improve image quality in long-exposure mode.
Leica has just introduce a new lens for one of its mirrorless cameras. This time, the MILC has an APS-C sensor and it is the T (Typ 701) model. The prime lens is here to become the new quality standard in the APS-C category and it consists of the Leica Summilux TL 35mm f/1.4 ASPH. optic.
Canon will be present at the NAB Show 2016 this April. The company has confirmed its participation at the event, while also providing some interesting details about its upcoming products. Tim Smith, Senior Advisor, Film and TV Production, said in an interview that 8K devices will be showcased at the event.
Most Canon fans are waiting for the company to reveal the EOS 5D Mark IV DSLR. However, the Japanese manufacturer is also focusing on its lens line-up. The rumor mill is claiming that a new prime optic is on its way. It is said to consist of a 50mm lens and to be officialized soon, albeit some doubts remain regarding its maximum aperture.
Panasonic will hold a major product launch event within the next few weeks. The rumor mill is claiming that the company will introduce an entry-level mirrorless camera based on the Micro Four Thirds mount. In addition to the shooter, Panasonic will also unleash a new premium lens on the market, sources said.
Photographers using full-frame DSLR cameras from Canon, Nikon, and Pentax have one more manual-focus-only lens at their disposal. It consists of the new Irix 15mm f/2.4 lens, which is a wide-angle prime that delivers superior image quality along with innovative technologies and a high resistance to extreme environments.