Pentax has added a new wide angle lens to its 645 medium format line. The new Pentax DA645 28-45mm f/4.5ED AW SR lens is the first ultra-wide-angle zoom lens for the Pentax digital medium format line. [Read more...]
Recent Canon rumors point to the release of a pair of wide-angle, stabilized zoom lenses for both EF and EF-S mounts in the coming days. The duo is believed to include the EF 16-35mm f/4L IS USM and EF-S 10-18mm f/4.5-5.6 IS STM lenses. [Read more...]
Tokina has introduced a new wide-angle zoom lens for DSLRs with APS-C sensors. The Tokina AT-X 12-28mm f/4 PRO DX lens features 14 elements in 12 groups and a minimum focus distance of 25cm (roughly 9.8 inches).
No word yet on pricing or availability dates.
The new AF-S NIKKOR 18-35mm f/3.5-4.5G ED lens has been rumored for a few weeks now, and has finally been officially unveiled. The new 18-35mm lens offers full frame coverage for FX-format DSLRs like the D600 and D800.
It features 12 elements in 8 groups and a 7-blade diaphragm. The lens has two focus modes: M/A (AF with manual override) and full manual, and features Nikon’s Silent Wave Motor. Minimum focus distance is approximately 11 inches.
The new Tokina DX-II 11-16mm f/2.8 lens for Canon and Nikon mounts is now available for pre-order at B&H Photo. Retail is $739. Note that this lens is designed for use on DSLRs with an APS-C sensor and not full frame sensors.
The Samsung TL500 (aka EX1) is a 10MP point and shoot camera with a 1/1.7-inch CCD image sensor, a 3x zoom f/1.8 lens and a 3-inch AMOLED swivel display. The TL500 supports RAW file capture and offers optical image stabilization.
The Samsung TL500 should be available in Spring 2010 at an initial retail price of $449.99.