Zeiss 2-Lens Kit at $800 Off – Deal Alert

Zeiss Touit 12mm and 32mm Lenses

Right now, you can order the Zeiss Touit 32mm f/1.8 and the Zeiss Touit 12mm f/2.8 lenses as a 2-lens kit for $919 total (reg. $1719). The Zeiss 12mm lens normally retails for $999, while the Zeiss 32mm lens normal retails for $720.

The kit is available for Fuji X-mount and Sony E-mount cameras. Check it out here at B&H Photo.

Canon EF 100-400mm L Lens is Next Up for Replacement?

Canon 100-400mm Lens

The Canon EF 100-400mm f/4.5-5.6L IS lens has been rumored to be replaced for over quite some time now. One of the common complaints of the about the lens is the push-pull zoom design, which leads it to be regarded as a “dust sucker.” Additionally, the lens is rather slow at the long end of the zoom at f/5.6; however, that allows it to remain compact in spite of its long zoom range. [Read more...]

Nikon AF-S NIKKOR 400mm f/2.8E FL ED VR Lens Announced for $12K

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Nikon has announced its new AF-S NIKKOR 400mm f/2.8E FL ED VR lens as a follow up to the popular Nikon AF-S NIKKOR 400mm f/2.8G ED VR lens (at $9k).

Nikon AF-S NIKKOR 400mm f/2.8E FL ED VR Feature Highlights

  • New professional grade telephoto option for professional and passionate photographers
  • Nearly two pounds lighter, yet more durable than its predecessor; ideal for shooting sports, action and wildlife
    • Improved AF, exposure accuracy and speed.
  • Vibration Reduction (VR) technology with up to four stops of image stabilization
  • Contains two fluorite elements, two Extra-Low Dispersion (ED) glass elements and Nano Crystal Coat
  • Features an electronic diaphragm, allowing for stable exposure even during high speed shooting
  • Aperture Range: f/2.8 to f/22
  • VR Image Stabilization with Sport Mode
  • Silent Wave Motor and MF Override
  • Fluorine-Coated Front Meniscus Element
  • Weather-Resistant Magnesium Alloy Barrel
  • Removable Monopod Collar

The new 400mm lens will be available in August 2014 for $11,999.95. Check it out here at B&H Photo.