The recently announced Tamron SP 70-200mm F/2.8 Di VC USD Lens and Tamron 90mm f/2.8 SP Di MACRO 1:1 VC USD Lens now get priced, and available for pre-order online today. This two lenses will be released on November 30th, 2012.
Sigma USA has announced the price and availability details of the 35mm F1.4 DG HSM it unveiled at Photokina 2012. The 35mm F1.4, which will be available for Nikon, Canon, Sony, Pentax and Sigma DSLRs, is compatible with both full-frame and APS-C cameras. It will have an estimated street price of $899, making it significantly less expensive than the big-brand competition. Sigma UK, meanwhile, has announced an SRP of £799.99. The lens is the first of Sigma’s ‘Global Vision’ lineup, representing the ‘Art’ category of enthusiast-grade lenses.
Tamron is going to released a new supertelephoto zoom lens some day. A new patent for Tamron 150-600mm f/5-6.3 now shown up at eg. If you need length and you’re on a budget, this could be a one of a kind option if and when it comes to market. Read More »
Hong Kong lens maker SLR Magic will be showing four prototype lenses for mirrorless cameras at Photokina. They are 25mm T0.95, 35mm T0.95, 35mm T1.4, and 23mm F1.7. Read More »
Samyang has announced that it will be showing a protoype of a 10mm 1:2.8 ED AS UMC CS lens at Photokina. With its 15mm-equivalent, 110 degree angle of view, it will be the widest-angle rectilinear prime lens for APS-C/DX format SLRs. As usual for Samyang, focusing will be manual only. The lens is expected to go on sale towards the end of 2012. Read More »
Tamron announces Tamron SP 70-200mm F/2.8 Di VC USD Lens, the development of a full-size, high-speed telephoto zoom lens equipped with VC image stabilization, and USD that achieves leading-edge image quality while boasting the most compact design in its class.
The Pentax 90mm f/2.8 D FA 645 Macro ED AW SR Lens is a fast, medium-length lens (equivalent to 71mm in 35mm-format) for use with Pentax 645-mount medium format cameras. The f/2.8 maximum aperture provides greater control over depth of field and features rounded 9-blade diaphragm construction. This lens has the Pentax Quick-Shift Focus System for rapid switching between auto and manual focus modes, and integrates a Shake Reduction mechanism for countering the effects of camera shake or image blur.
The Pentax smc Pentax-DA 18-270mm f/3.5-6.3 ED SDM Lens is an all-encompassing zoom lens, featuring a 15x zoom range from a wide 18mm to a long 270mm (equivalent to 27.5-414mm in 35mm format). Benefitting the long reach of this lens, two extra-low dispersion elements have been incorporated into the lens construction to help reduce chromatic aberration and improve overall image clarity. A minimum focus distance of 1.6′ across the entire zoom range also makes this lens an effective tool for macro and close-up work.
The Pentax DA 560mm f/5.6 ED AW Lens is a super telephoto lens offering a 35mm-equivalent focal length of 859mm. This long reach lens has a maximum aperture of f/5.6 and features a 9 rounded diaphragm blade construction. The optical construction of the lens includes a high-grade multi-layer HD coating on lens elements for sharp, clear imagery with reduced flare and ghosting due to internal reflections. The optical design mimics that of a telescope, and also includes two extra-low dispersion (ED) lens elements to prevent chromatic aberration and maintain image clarity across the entire picture plane. A Super Protect (SP) coating is also applied for increased protection on the front element and for greater ease when cleaning.