Nikon has announced its first full-frame lens with a stepping motor: the AF-P Nikkor 70-300mm F4.5-5.6E ED VR. In addition, this latest 70-300 has improved image stabilization and a shorter minimum focus distance.
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lens newsJul 10, 2017 at 21:01
Chinese optical manufacturer 7Artisans recently introduced an odd assortment of mirrorless camera lenses—four lenses that are intended to provide low-cost alternatives to branded optics.
lens newsJul 7, 2017 at 14:11
German startup C.P. Goerz just launched its new 'always-in-focus' Citograph 35mm f/8 lens on Kickstarter. The lens is designed to shoot photos 'instantly,' by removing the need to manually focus.
lens newsJul 6, 2017 at 19:11
Chinese manufacturer Sainsonic has released a 50mm F1.1 lens for Sony E and Canon EOS M mounts, with a Fujifilm variant coming soon. The price for all that speed? A paltry $170 USD.
lens newsJun 30, 2017 at 07:00
Tamron has announced the next generation of its 24-70mm F2.8 lens. The 'G2' version sports a new Micro-Processing Unit for faster and more accurate focusing, and the image stabilization system can now reduce shake by up to five stops.
lens newsJun 28, 2017 at 17:54
Handevision is now shipping its all-metal Iberit 90mm F2.4 short telephoto lens for Leica M-mount 35mm and full-frame cameras.
lens newsJun 27, 2017 at 17:22
Lensbaby has announced the Velvet 85 F1.8 for interchangeable lens cameras. The lens is available in Canon, Nikon, Sony E, Sony A, Pentax K, Samsung NX, Fuji X and Micro 4/3 mounts.
lens newsJun 23, 2017 at 07:00
Tamron has announced the longest all-in-one zoom lens currently available, the 18-400mm F3.5-6.3 Di II VC HLD. Designed for Canon and Nikon crop-sensor cameras, the lens will be available in July.
Pricing for Sigma 14mm F1.8 DG HSM and 24-70 F2.8 DG OS HSM Art lenses announced, undercuts the competition
lens newsJun 22, 2017 at 18:56
Pricing and shipping have finally been revealed for two highly anticipated lenses from Sigma, announced in February.
lens newsJun 21, 2017 at 13:12
Zeiss says its new lens is particularly suited for portrait photography but also a good all-rounder and can be used in video applications.
lens newsJun 8, 2017 at 20:28
The original lens was launched in 1964 and the forthcoming version will remain true to the basic design of five elements in five groups, but the new company will be updating a number of its features.
lens newsJun 5, 2017 at 17:27
Korean optical manufacturer Samyang has released details of its third AF lens – a full frame 35mm F2.8 lens designed for Sony E-mount cameras.
lens newsJun 2, 2017 at 17:39
Fujifilm has officially launched the MK 50-135mm first introduced in February.
Nikon has added a sixth lens to its collection of fast F1.4 primes. The AF-S Nikkor 28mm F1.4E ED has a nine-blade aperture and weather-sealing and will hit stores in late June.
Nikon has announced a full-frame 8-15mm F3.5-4.5 fisheye lens. The lens is circular at its wide end and non-circular at its long end on FX bodies, and will set you back $1249.
Nikon has unveiled the AF-P DX Nikkor 10-20mm F4.5-5.6G VR an affordable ultra-wide zoom for its crop-sensor DSLRs, offering an equivalent focal range of 15-30mm.
lens newsMay 17, 2017 at 16:00
Sony has added a 16-35mm F2.8 wide-angle zoom to its G-Master range of premium lenses. The widely anticipated lens addresses a common need among professional and amateur landscape shooters. Read more
lens newsMay 17, 2017 at 16:00
Sony has announced the FE 12-24mm F4 G, a full-frame, ultra-wide angle zoom for E-Mount. Read more
lens newsMay 5, 2017 at 18:35
The Neptune Convertible Art Lens System would allow users to achieve three different focal lengths by switching the elements in the front half of a lens.
lens newsMay 2, 2017 at 17:45
Venus Optics has released more details of a forthcoming lens it claims will be the widest rectilinear F2 for the Micro Four Thirds system. The Laowa 7.5mm F2 MFT was first seen at Photokina last year, and will offer the 110° angle of view we'd expect from a 15mm lens on a full-frame camera. Read more
lens newsApr 25, 2017 at 19:47
Chinese manufacturer Zhong Yi Optics has shown of a pair of fast primes for Fujifilm's medium format GFX 50S at a tradeshow at Beijing. The 65mm F1.4 and 85mm F1.2 are the fastest G-mount lenses to date. Read more
lens newsApr 20, 2017 at 20:20
Just in time for NAB, Sigma has announced an expansion to its Cine Prime line of lenses, adding the Cine High Speed 14mm T2 and Cine FF High Speed 135mm T2. Read more
lens newsApr 20, 2017 at 13:00
Canon has announced the 70-200mm T4.4 L IS KAS S, a lens designed for small-scale filmmaking. Read more
lens newsApr 19, 2017 at 05:00
Fujifilm has released two new medium format GF lenses, the 23mm F4 R LM WR and 110mm F2 R LM WR, and has announced what lens is up next. Read more
lens newsApr 19, 2017 at 02:00
Panasonic has announced its new Leica DG Vario-Elmarit 8-18mm F2.8-4 ASPH lens, which it first teased back at CES. Read more
lens newsApr 6, 2017 at 18:04
German lens manufacturer Meyer-Optik-Gorlitz has announced it is to produce a premium 24mm lens that will come in mounts for all mirrorless camera systems. Read more
lens newsApr 6, 2017 at 04:00
Canon has introduced a compact 35mm F2.8 macro lens with a built-in LED ring light and a 3cm minimum focus distance. Read more
lens newsMar 30, 2017 at 18:33
Leica has announced a new range of cinema lenses that is aimed at photographers looking for a classic vintage look and exceptional bokeh. Read more
lens newsMar 30, 2017 at 18:11
The Sigma 100-400mm F5-6.3 DG OS HSM Contemporary Lens introduced last month during CP+ has launched for pre-order at $800. Read more
lens newsMar 17, 2017 at 18:00
Sigma has revealed pricing and availability for the 135mm F1.8 DG HSM Art lens it unveiled just prior to CP+: it will ship to customers in May at a cost of $1400. Read more
lens newsMar 9, 2017 at 19:12
German lens manufacturer Meyer Optik Gorlitz intends to produce the ‘last chapter’ of its ‘Trioplan Trilogy’ if it gets enough funding from its latest Kickstarter campaign to build the Trioplan 35+. Read more
lens newsFeb 28, 2017 at 21:59
Hasselblad plans to introduce four new lenses over the next twelve months for its X1D mirrorless model: a 22mm wide-angle, 65mm moderate wide, 120mm macro and the system’s first zoom – a 35-75mm. Read more
lens newsFeb 24, 2017 at 08:22
Voigtländer announced three new lenses at this year's CP+ show in Yokohama, for the Sony E Mount. We're at the show, and we made our way to the Voigtländer booth earlier to take a closer look. Read more
Fujifilm's creation of cine lenses and a medium-format system doesn't mean it's forgotten its stills-shooting X-mount audience. The company has announced an updated lens roadmap, adding an ultra-wide zoom and a telephoto prime lens, both due in 2018. Read more
lens newsFeb 23, 2017 at 19:39
Cosina has announced the development of three Voigtlander prime lenses for Sony E-mount: the MACRO APO-LANTHAR 65mm F2 Aspherical, the Classic Nokton 35mm F1.4, and NOKTON 40mm F1.2 Aspherical. Read more
lens newsFeb 23, 2017 at 18:06
Ricoh is displaying a prototype version of a new Pentax 50mm F1.4 for K-mount at CP+ 2017, and has also added an 85mm F1.4 and an unspecified telephoto zoom to its roadmap. Read more
lens newsFeb 22, 2017 at 05:00
Fujifilm has announced a pair of 'MK' cinema lenses for Sony's E-mount, with a 18-55mm T2.9 launching next month, followed by a 50-135mm T2.9 coming this summer. Read more
lens newsFeb 21, 2017 at 05:00
Sigma has released a trio of its high-end 'Art' lenses: a 14mm F1.8, optically stabilized 24-70mm F2.8 and a 135mm F1.8. All three lenses will be available for full-frame Canon, Nikon and Sigma bodies. Read more
lens newsFeb 20, 2017 at 20:16
New optics manufacturer Irix has announced a second extreme wide-angle lens for full-frame DSLR users that will join its existing 15mm F2.4. The new lens is a manual focus 11mm F4 which will come in two versions, Blackstone and Firefly, like the company’s first lens. Read more
lens newsFeb 15, 2017 at 04:00
Canon has announced a new, smaller (but slower) 18-55mm kit zoom and its first-ever Bluetooth-enabled remote for the EOS 77D and Rebel T7i / EOS 800D. Read more
lens newsFeb 7, 2017 at 16:33
Sony has taken the wraps off of two full-frame new mid-telephoto prime lenses The 100mm F2.8 STF GM OSS uses an 'apodization' (APD) element for smooth bokeh while the 85mm F1.8 is a compact, weather-sealed portrait lens. Read more
lens newsFeb 6, 2017 at 23:30
The Tamron 70-200mm F2.8 Di VC USD G2 improves on its predecessor with faster AF and better stabilization, and the 10-24mm F3.5-4.5 Di II VC HLD adds stabilization to the company's wide-angle zoom for APS-C. Read more
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