Canon 45mm & 90mm Tilt-Shift Lenses Coming Soon? EF 28-300mm & 100-400mm L Lenses Too?

Canon TS-E 45mm

Following up a previous rumor, there is more noise of a pair of new tilt-shift Canon lenses due in early 2014. The  current TS-E 45mm f/2.8 and TS-E 90mm F/2.8 are well-overdue replacement and should find similar updates as seen in the recent  Canon TS-E 17mm f/4L and TS-E 24mm f/3.5L II lenses. We could see an announcement later in 2013, but rumors suggest that they won’t be available until 2014. [Read more…]

New Rokinon 16mm f/2 Lens in Stock

 Rokinon 16mm f2 Lens

B&H has the new Rokinon 16mm f/2 lens in stock for Canon, Nikon and several other mounts priced at $449 with free shipping. Check it out here at B&H Photo.

Rokinon 16mm f/2 AS UMC CS Lens Key Specs

  • For APS-C Sized Image Format
  • Aperture Range: f/2.0-22
  • 25.6mm Equivalency in 35mm Format
  • Two Aspherical Lens Elements
  • One Extra-low Dispersion Element
  • UMC Lens Coating
  • Manual Focus

Available Mounts

  • Canon EF-S
  • Nikon F
  • Canon M
  • Fujifilm X
  • Micro Four Thirds
  • Pentax K
  • Samsung NX
  • Sony Alpha
  • Sony NEX

Panasonic Lumix G 20mm f/1.7 II ASPH. Lens Released

Panasonic 17mm Version II Lens

Last week, Panasonic quietly introduced an updated 20mm f/1.7 lens for Micro Four Thirds cameras. The original version of this lens was well-regarded throughout its lifespan and served as a solid walkaround lens with its 40mm equivalent field of view.

The new 20mm f/1.7 II APSH. lens should be available in black or silver finishes next month for $399. It is currently available for pre-order here at B&H Photo.