Tamron has announced pricing and availability for its new 16-300mm f/3.5-6.3 DI II VC PZD MACRO lens. The lens follows the popular 18-270mm model, stretching the focal length at both ends of the zoom range for a 18.8x total zoom range. The new 16-300mm model retails for $629 and should be available mid-May (B&H says on May 15) and is available for pre-order for Canon, Nikon and Sony mounts. Check it out here at B&H Photo.
Alongside the new Tough TG-3, Olympus announced the new Stylus SH-1, which features a 16MP backlit CMOS sensor and a 24x optical zoom (25-600mm equivalent). The camera also captures 1080/60p HD video and is the first compact camera to employ Olympus’ 5-axis sensor-shift image stabilization. [click to continue…]
Alongside its new 28-300mm lens, Tamron has also announced the 16-300mm f/3.5-6.3 DI II VC PZD MACRO lens designs for APS-C cameras. The lens follows the popular 18-270mm model, stretching the focal length at both ends of the zoom range for a 18.8x total zoom range. [click to continue…]
The Samsung WB2200F is a bit of a head scratcher. At a time when camera makers are packing longer zoom ranges into smaller camera bodies, Samsung has taken the opposite approach and made the WB2200F as a 60x superzoom with an integrated vertical grip. [click to continue…]
The Olympus Stylus 1 is a new superzoom camera with a 12MP 1/1.7″ BSI CMOS sensor and a 10.7x zoom lens (28-300mm equivalent) and constant f/2.8 max aperture throughout the zoom range. The camera takes strong design cues from Olympus’ OM-D EM-5 with its retro appeal. [click to continue…]
The Sony Cyber-shot RX10 is essentially a RX100 with a massive 24-200mm f/2.8 lens. And it looks like this is going to be a great combination. [click to continue…]