Tamron’s new 70-200mm f/2.8 stabilized lens is now in stock for Canon DSLRs here at B&H Photo. Other mount options for Nikon and Sony are not yet it stock, but you can check availability on them here at B&H Photo.
The recently-announced Nikon 1 Series 11-27.5mm lens is available and now shipping for $189.95.
The telephoto zoom lens offers an equivalent focal range of 30-74mm equivalent, and is smaller and lighter than the 10-30mm kit lens that ships with Nikon 1 cameras.
Check it out in white or black here at B&H Photo.
Optical construction is the same as a standard version of the 85mm lens, including the 8-blade aperture for smooth bokeh wide open. This new version, however, is designed specifically for cinematography with focus gearing and a silent aperture ring.
No word yet on price, release dates or mount options; however, past Samyang cine models have been available in Canon, Nikon and Sony mounts.
Zeiss has three prime lenses in development now – a 2.8/12, 1.8/32 and 2.8/50 macro. What’s more is that the lenses will be AF lenses. The Fuji X-Series versions will also feature a manual aperture setting.
Pricing is said to be similar to the Zeiss Sonnar 24mm f/1.8 for Sony Alpha cameras, which runs about $1100 USD. Expected availability on the new Zeiss lenses is in the Spring/Summer of 2013.
Carl Zeiss will be showing off the new Apo Sonnar T* 2/135 lens at Photokina 2012. The new lens will be available for Canon and Nikon mounts in the ZE and ZF.2 series, respectively.[youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qFMhilBU7BU&w=640&h=360]
The new Zeiss lens should be available in December 2012 for around $2000.
Samyang is bringing the new T-S 24mm f/3.5 ED AS UMC lens to market for Canon, Nikon, Pentax and Sony mounts. The new tilt-shift lens covers full frame sensors. It sports two aspherical elements and two extra dispersion elements. [Read more…]
Zeiss has announced its new 55mm f/1.4 Distagon T* lens for Canon and Nikon mounts. The new lens is first model of a new product family from Zeiss. [Read more…]