Are you a wildlife or sports photographer with a whole lot of cash just burning a hole in your checking account? Well, you’re in luck, because according to Nikon Rumors, there’s an updated version of the Nikkor AF-S 400mm f/2.8G ED VR lens in the works. Read more…
Some rumors are more far-fetched than others, and while this may be one of those it’s still worth mentioning. According to Canon Rumors, some preliminary talk has come down the wire that Canon might be replacing the current EF 50mm f/1.4 with a smaller form factor 50mm f/1.8 IS. Read more…
Ever since the release of Nikon’s well-loved 14-24mm f/2.8G lens (pictured above), Canon users have been pining for one of their own. So far that pining has led only to speculation, but now, according to Canon Rumors, it looks like we might be seeing an official announcement sometime in the next 12 months.
As of right now, little info is available about the lens — except that we should expect so see it announced sometime after the rumored EF 200-400mm f/4L IS 1.4x begins shipping in late 2012/early 2013 — but that won’t stop us from getting excited. As Canon Rumors pointed out, it and the aforementioned 200-400mm would certainly round out a great range of EF lenses for Canon.
(via Canon Rumors)
Alongside picture and spec leaks for Canon’s soon-to-be-announced T4i, details on their up and coming 40mm f/2.8 pancake lens have also surfaced. Besides pictures and schematics, which you can see above and below, we now know that the new EF lens will also be an “STM” lens — meaning it will be sporting a silent AF motor. Weighing in at only 130 grams and with a speculated price under $200, this has the potential to be come a portable amateur favorite pretty quick. Read more…
You might remember the Olympus marketing stunt from a few weeks ago when they sent a box complete with two walnuts and a note that simply read “coming soon” to a few different tech blogs. Since then we’ve seen the release of the new TG-1, but apparently Olympus isn’t done with either their new releases or the marketing stunts that go along with them.
Sadly, their most recent note to TechRadar came without finger food, but instead simply read:
“A portrait! What could be more simple and more complex, more obvious and more profound.”
This time around we won’t speculate as to what the note is hinting towards (although some believe it’s a 75mm portrait lens that’s been in production for some time) but feel free to deliberate away in the comments down below.