Fujifilm has announced the FUJINON XF23mm F1.4 R, a premium fast wideangle lens for its X system mirrorless cameras. It offers the same moderate wideangle view as the fixed-lens X100S, but with an extra stop of brightness. The overall design approach is similar to the company’s recent XF14mm F2.8 R, with distance and depth of field scales for manual focusing, and fully optical (rather than digital) correction of distortion. The 23mm F1.4 will be available in October 2013
dpreview just reviewed the new released world’s fastest f/1.8 zoom lens: Sigma 18-35mm f/1.8 DC HSM lens. This is a great lens from Sigma, as DxOMark score is even better than some prime lenses. And wins dpreview gold award at 86% overall score.
Adorama.com has a hot deal on Tokina AT-X 116 PRO DX-II 11-16mm f/2.8 lens. Available for Canon mount and Nikon Mount.
Sony just announced a new Zeiss 16-70mm f4 e-mount lens. The new Carl Zeiss Vario-Tessar T* 16-70mm F4 zoom lens gives photographers the opportunity to experience legendary Carl Zeiss optical excellence in a supremely compact, easy-to-carry zoom lens. A practical 4x zoom range of 16-70mm (24-105mm in 35mm full-frame equivalent) makes this model ideal for a wide range of everyday photo situations, from landscapes and portraits to informal snapshots and everything in between.
Sigma is rumored to release some super telephoto prime lenses in the 2014. According to CR, Sigma is working on big prime lenses as below:
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