Tamron has announced that the new 28-300mm F/3.5-6.3 Di VC PZD lens will ship this month for $849. It is available in Canon and Nikon mounts, with a Sony mount option to be forthcoming. All mount options are compatible with full frame DSLRs. Expected availability is June 26. You can pre-order it here at B&H Photo.
The Handevision IBELUX 40mm f/0.85 lens is a new lens designed for use with a variety of mirrorless cameras that provides a ridiculously bright f/0.85 max aperture. The lens is available for Fuji X-series, Micro Four Thirds, Sony E-series and Canon EF-M mounts. It retails for $2079.99. Check it out here at B&H Photo. [Read more…]
Samyang has announced a new 35mm f/1.4 lens available in Canon mount with auto exposure, though it is still a manual focus lens. Additionally, a new 300mm f/6.3 mirror lens will be available in Canon EF, Nikon F, Sony A and Micro 4/3 mounts.
Alongside the new still photography lenses, Samyang also announced a trio of cine lenses for mirrorless cameras – Samyang 10mm T3.1, 12mm T2.2 and 7.5mm T3.8 lenses. All of the lenses are cinema versions of previously-existing still lenses. Now, they feature the standard gearing on aperture and focus rings.
These new lenses will go on sale tomorrow. Watch for them here at B&H Photo.