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Canon CINE-SERVO Zoom Lens-2

Canon has its new 17-120mm T2.9 cinema servo lens on display at NAB 2014. The lens is available in EF or PL mount options, and here it is mounted on a Sony F55[click to continue…]

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EF vs EF-S Lens Comparison

Canon EF 16-35mm Lens and Canon EF-S 10-22mm Lens

This is a question that comes up quite often, so I am providing a brief explanation to answer it for those users new to the Canon DSLR system. [click to continue…]

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Canon 90 Million EF Lenses

Canon rolled its 90 millionth lens off the production line last week on May 23, 2013 – with the very popular EF 24-70mm f/2.8L II USM be the lucky lady. This big milestone comes less than 10 months after Canon produced its 80 millionth lens in August 2012. Canon hit the 60 million and 70 million EF lens milestone in 2011.

Canon EF Lens Production Timeline

  • 1987: EF lens production begins
  • 1995: 10 million lenses
  • 2001: 20 million lenses
  • 2006: 30 million lenses
  • 2008: 40 million lenses
  • 2009: 50 million lenses
  • Jan. 2011: 60 million lenses
  • Oct. 2011: 70 million lenses
  • Aug. 2012: 80 million lenses
  • May 2013: 90 million lenses

At this pace, expect that 100 million lens milestone to happen in early 2014, maybe even faster if Canon makes something hot happen with the EOS M system later this year.

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Zeiss 135mm f2 Apo Sonnar T ZE Lens

B&H has the new Zeiss 135mm f/2 Apo Sonnar T* ZE lens in stock and shipping for Canon EF mount. Check it out here at B&H Photo.

The Nikon ZF.2 version is not yet shipping; however, it is available for pre-order.

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Sigma 30mm DC HSM

The new Sigma 30mm f/1.4 DC HSM is in stock and now shipping for Canon DSLRs at B&H Photo and Adorama.

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Canon CN-E 35mm Cinema Prime Lens

Ahead of NAB 2013, Canon has announced development of a new 35mm full frame cinema prime lens. The new 35mm lens will join Canon’s existing cinema prime line up, which currently consists of 14mm, 24mm, 50mm, 85mm, and 135mm EF-mount Cinema prime lenses. [click to continue…]

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