Posts Tagged ‘lensannouncement’

Sigma Announces New 50mm f/1.4 Art and 18-200mm f/3.5-6.3 Contemporary Lenses

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It’s a good year for glass at CES in Vegas. First Samsung debuts its first premium ‘S’ lens, then Fuji comes out with the 56mm f/1.2R, and now Sigma is joining the fray by releasing two new lenses: an all-new 50mm f/1.4 DG HSM Art series lens and a significantly updated 18-200mm f/3.5-6.3 DC OS HSM Macro lens. Read more…

Fujifilm Adds Black X100s and 56mm f/1.2R Lens to X-Series Lineup

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Despite many a rumor of a new X-Series camera coming at CES, Fuji didn’t have a brand new shooter up its sleeve — at least not that we know of. Instead, the company is debuting the much-requested all-black version of the X100s, and a super fast “portrait perfect” XF 56mm f/1.2R premium lens. Read more…

Introducing Samsung’s First Ever Premium ‘S’ Lens: The 16-50mm f/2-2.8 ED OIS

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Wrapping up the announcements from Samsung today were two new pieces of glass, at least one of which might just get your Gear Acquisition Syndrome acting up. The new lenses are a 16-50mm f/3.5-5.6 Power Zoom and Samsung’s first ever Premium ‘S’ lens: a 16-50mm f/2-2.8. Read more…

Fuji Announces New 10-24mm f/4 Lens, the Widest Lens in the X-Mount Family

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One of the common complaints people hesitant to switch to mirrorless systems have is that there just isn’t enough glass for this that or the other mount. Micro Four Thirds cameras don’t really suffer from this problem, but proprietary mounts like Sony’s E-Mount (especially full-frame) and Fuji’s X-Mount certainly don’t offer the kind of selection you get from Canon or Nikon.

The good news is, they’re catching up. And a great case in point is the Fuji X-Mount 10-24mm f/4 lens announced today. Read more…

ZEISS Has Another Ultra High-Quality Otus Lens in The Works for 2014: An 85mm f/1.4

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What’s that? The ZEISS 55mm f/1.4 Otus haunts your dreams when it’s not keeping you up wondering how you’re going to sell a kidney on the black market to afford it? Well then, you might want to ignore this post, because there’s another Otus confirmed for 2014! Read more…

Nikon Introduces a New 58mm f/1.4G Lens, Harkens Back to the 58mm f/1.2 of Old

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In the midst of all these camera announcements, Nikon has taken the time to unveil a new piece of high-end glass as well. Paying homage to a lens discontinued 15 long years ago, Nikon is bringing back the 58mm prime lens, this time with an f/1.4 aperture. Read more…

MIOPS: Smartphone Controllable High Speed Camera Trigger

MIOPS is a new smartphone-controlled camera trigger that combines all of the features photographers want in a high-speed camera trigger into one convenient device.

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Sony Debuts the NFC and Wi-Fi-Capable NEX-5T and Three New E-Mount Lenses

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After weeks of speculation and leaks, Sony has seen fit to officially announce both its Alpha 3000 DSLR-style E-Mount camera as well as the rumored NEX-5T and three new E-Mount lenses. For details on the first of those, click here. As for the NEX-5T and the new lenses, it looks like the rumors were spot on. Read more…

Nikon Unveils 18-140mm Lens, Speedlite, and Superzoom in One Fell Swoop

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There’s nothing like the smell of fresh press release in the morning, and earlier today, Nikon decided to send two our way. The releases contain info about three new products that Nikon is announcing all at the same time: a new DX format lens, a small speedlight, and a 14x superzoom compact camera. Read more…

Nikon Debuts Super-Fast 32mm f/1.2 Lens for Nikon 1 Mirrorless Cameras

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Nikon 1 photographers have a decent selection of eight lenses for their mirrorless camera, and now we can add one more choice to that list: the super-fast medium-telephoto 32mm f/1.2. The lens was announced earlier today, and promises “Superior Resolution and Incredible Depth of Field” for Nikon 1 shooters. Read more…

Sigma Sets Release Date for USB Dock, Shows Off Customization Options

We’ve mentioned Sigma’s upcoming revolutionary USB dock before, but until today we had no idea when the product would become a reality or how much it would cost. Thankfully, Sigma has cleared that up for us, and thrown in a demo video to boot. Read more…