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.
Rumors for Canon’s upcoming high MP DSLR suggest that it will essentially be on the same level as a Canon 1-Series DSLR according to the latest tips coming in at Northlight Images. However, there is still no solid info on whether the camera would carry a 1-Series designation alongside the 1D X and 1D C.
Recall that earlier rumors pointed to a 46MP full frame DSLR to be unveiled at PhotoPlus in October 2012 and it was previously rumored to be dubbed the 3D; however, that naming designation no longer seems to hold water. [click to continue…]
Along with the new Nikon D600 DSLR, Nikon unveiled a new 18.5mm f/1.8 lens for its 1 Series mirrorless cameras.
The 1 Nikkor 18.5mm f/1.8 offers a full frame effective focal length of 50mm. Essentially, the new lens becomes a “fast fifty” when used with the Nikon J1, J2 and V1 cameras.
The new 18.5mm f/1.8 lens should be available in November for $189.95. It will be available in black, white and silver. You can order the lens here at B&H Photo.
Nikon Rumors is reporting that Nikon will be dropping a new J2 mirrorless camera later in August as a replacement for the Nikon 1 Series J1 model. Additionally, Nikon is expected to release several new mirrorless accessories, including an underwater housing.
This is just one of the many rumored announcements due for Photokina 2012.
I had the chance to sit down with a Nikon technical manager and talk about the new V1 and J1 mirrorless cameras. [click to continue…]
We’ve been in on-again/off-again mode for Canon DSLR rumors over the past couple of days. And now, it looks like we may be on again with a new Canon 1-Series DSLR for next Tuesday, complete with specs in tow. [click to continue…]