Tamron’s New 16-300mm f/3.5-6.3 DI II VC PZD MACRO Lens Priced, Available in May

Tamron 16-300mm Len 2014 Model

Tamron has announced pricing and availability for its new 16-300mm f/3.5-6.3 DI II VC PZD MACRO lens. The lens follows the popular 18-270mm model, stretching the focal length at both ends of the zoom range for a 18.8x total zoom range. The new 16-300mm model retails for $629 and should be available mid-May (B&H says on May 15) and is available for pre-order for Canon, Nikon and Sony mounts. Check it out here at B&H Photo.

Lensbaby Releases 5.8mm f/3.5 Circular Fisheye Lens

Lensbaby 5.8mm f3.5 Circular Fisheye Lens

Lensbaby has announced a new 5.8mm f/3.5 Circular Fisheye lens for Canon and Nikon APS-C DSLRs. It’s a manual focus lens with a close focus distance of 1/4″. The lens barrel features a focus distance scale and hyperfocal scale.

The lens produces a complete circular inside the image sensor frame with a 185° angle of view.

The Lensbaby 5.8mm f/3.5 circular fisheye lens retails for $299.95. Check it out here at B&H Photo.

Zeiss Compact Zoom CZ.2 15-30 T2.9 Cinema Lens Unveiled for $23,900

Zeiss 15-30mm

Zeiss has announced its third Compact Zoom lens, the CZ.2 15-30mm T2.9 lens, to go along with the current CZ.2 28-80mm T2.9 and CZ.2 70-200mm T2.9 lenses. The new lens completes a broad range for the CZ.2 line, which is also the only full frame zoom cine-style lenses in the world. (Canon’s EOS Cinema zoom lenses only cover an APS-C sensor.) [Read more...]