The previously teased Samyang 135mm f/2 lens has been officially outed and is currently up for pre-order at B&H Photo. The new lens is available in just about every mount out there, including Canon, Nikon, Fuji, Micro Four Thirds, Samsung NX, Sony A, Sony E and Pentax mounts. [Read more…]
Canon has submitted a patent application for three fast telephoto lenses with image stabilization. The patent application covers EF 85mm f/1.8 IS, 100mm f/2 IS and 135mm f/2.8 IS lenses. Canon has been adding IS to its mid-range line of lenses (like the EF 24mm f/2.8 IS and EF 28mm f/2.8 IS), along with rumors that other mid-range lenses like the 50mm f/1.4 are going to get image stabilization in a new version – perhaps as early as this year.