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June 16th, 2016

Panasonic Announces Leica DG Summilux 12mm f/1.4 ASPH Lens

Posted By Kristan Ashworth
Panasonic has announced a new professional prime lens for Micro Four Thirds that’s perfect for nature photographers. The Leica DG Summilux 12mm f/1.4 ASPH has all-metal construction, making it a rugged splashproof and dustproof lens when used with a weather-sealed camera model. Comprised of 15 glass elements (including two ultra extra-low dispersion and one extra-low …
April 14th, 2016

ZEISS Introduces Batis 2.8/18 Super Wide-Angle Lens

Posted By Staff
Zeiss batis 18mm_featured
Expanding its Batis range of lenses, ZEISS introduces a super wide-angle lens for landscape, astro and architectural photography—the Batis 2.8/18. Available in May, this new full-frame lens offers a very large field angle and fast autofocus. Read on for all of the details and preorder information. ••• OBERKOCHEN, April 14th, 2016 – The ZEISS Batis …
April 12th, 2016

Lensbaby Announces Twist 60 Lens

Posted By Staff
Lensbaby Twist 60
Photographers looking to put a twist on their nature and landscape images will have some fun with Lensbaby’s new Twist 60 lens. The lens is inspired by the 19th century Petzval lens, which is known for its subject and background separation. The Twist 60 offers photographers easy control over the amount of swirl and vignette …
January 6th, 2016

The Olympus M.Zuiko Digital ED 300mm F4.0 IS Pro Arrives

Posted By Staff
Olympus MZUIKO
CENTER VALLEY, Pa., January 5, 2016 —Olympus is pleased to announce the Olympus M.ZUIKO Digital ED 300mm f4.0 IS PRO, a compact super-telephoto lens that expands the capability of the M.Zuiko PRO series of professional, splashproof and dustproof lenses that deliver outstanding image quality in any circumstance. The M.ZUIKO Digital ED 300mm f4.0 IS PRO …
August 27th, 2015

Canon Announces New Camera, Lens; Develops New Optical Technology

Posted By Kristan Ashworth
Canon EOS M3
Canon U.S.A. has announced two new products, the Canon EOS M3 Digital Camera and Canon EF35mm f/1.4L II USM Lens, and the development of new optical technology, Blue Spectrum Refractive Optics. Read the full press releases below for more information. CANON U.S.A. WELCOMES THE NEWEST MEMBER OF THE EOS FAMILY – THE EOS M3 DIGITAL …
July 16th, 2015

Sigma Corporation Announces Pricing and Availability of 24-35mm F2 DG HSM Art Lens

Posted By Kristan Ashworth
Sigma 24-35mm F2 DG HSM Art lens
RONKONKOMA, NY — July 16, 2015 – Sigma Corporation of America, a leading DSLR lens and camera manufacturer, today announced that the new will become available in late July for the street price of $999. The 24-35mm F2 DG HSM Art lens is the market’s first full-frame zoom that allows photographers to carry one fast …
July 16th, 2015

Panasonic Announces Four New Imaging Products

Posted By Kristan Ashworth
Panasonic has announced four new imaging products: the LUMIX DMC-FZ300 features a splash/dust-proof rugged design, 24x powerful optical zoom with full range F2.8 aperture, and 4K photo and 4K video recording; the LUMIX DMC-GX8 with Dual I.S. (image stabilizer) and unprecedented picture quality and 4K video/photo capabilities; and LEICA DG 200-800mm (35mm Equiv.) Zoom Lens …
May 12th, 2015

Olympus Announces 2 New M.ZUIKO PRO Lenses

Posted By Ashley Myers-Turner
Olympus M.ZUIKO 8mm f/1.8 PRO Fisheye lens
Olympus has announced the M.Zuiko 7-14mm f/2.8 PRO and M.ZUIKO 8mm f/1.8 PRO Fisheye lens. The lightweight 7-14mm f/2.8 has a 35mm equivalent of 14-28mm and 11 point weather sealing for use in rain, snow and on the beach. The 8mm f/1.8 Fisheye lens provides a 180° diagonal angle of view and is also dustproof …
May 11th, 2015

Canon Introduces EF 50mm f/1.8 STM lens

Posted By Ashley Myers-Turner
Canon EF 50mm f/1.8 STM lens
Canon has announced the new EF 50mm f/1.8 STM lens. This will be a go-to tool for fans of low-light and night sky photography as well as still shooters who are eager to add video shooting to their bag of tricks. Using Stepping Motor Technology, the lens offers Movie Servo AF for smooth continuous AF …
April 22nd, 2015

Zeiss Batis Autofocus Lenses for Sony a7 Camera Family

Posted By Ashley Myers-Turner
ZEISS Batis 2/25
Zeiss has just announced the development of two full-frame autofocus lenses for the Sony E-mount a7 camera family. Both the Batis 2/25 and 1.8/85 support manual focus with a rubberized ring while also offering fast and quiet autofocus. Zeiss has also added an OLED display showing focal plane distance and depth of field to the …