Zeiss Milvus Lenses Sample Images, MTF Chart, Previews, Reviews Round-up


The new announced Zeiss Milvus lenses (Pre-order at B&H Photo Video , Adorama) are designed for Canon EF mount and Nikon F mount DSLR cameras. Here are some sample images, MTF chart, hands-on previews, reviews, videos around the web.

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Zeiss Batis 85mm f/1.8 & 25mm f/2 Lenses Full Specs, MTF Chart, new Videos

batis 85mm 25mm zeiss

Zeiss has finally released full spces and MTF charts for the new announced Batis 85mm f/1.8 lens (B&H | Adorama) and Batis 25mm f/2 lens (B&H | Adorama). Both lenses will be released in early July, 2015.

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EF-M 11-22mm f/4-5.6 IS STM now announced, Price, Specs, Release Date

EF-M 11-22mm f 4 5.6 IS STM lens

Canon just announced the EF-M 11-22mm f/4-5.6 IS STM – an image-stabilized wideangle zoom for its EOS M mirrorless camera. It’s Canon’s first wide zoom with IS, promising three stops of stabilization for stills and ‘Dynamic IS’ for video. A linear stepper motor offers silent autofocus during movie shooting, and a retractable barrel design makes the lens about the same size as the 18-55mm kit zoom when collapsed.

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EF 200-400mm f/4L IS USM Extender 1.4x Price, Specs, Release Date, Where to Buy

Canon EF 200-400mm f/4L IS USM Lens with Internal 1.4x Extender

Canon has announced the EF 200-400mm f/4L IS USM Extender 1.4x – a top-end telephoto zoom with a built-in switchable teleconverter, whose development was first announced back in February 2011. Simply flicking a lever at the rear of the barrel converts it to a 280-560mm f/5.6 lens. Designed for professional sports and wildlife photographers, it includes an array of top-end features such as Power Focus for movie shooting, and IS ‘mode 3’ that only applies stabilisation at the point of exposure, aiding panning. It also offers weathersealed construction, 4-stop image stabilisation, and a minimum focus distance of 2m.

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EF 200-400mm f/4L 1.4x to be announced tonight, MTF Charts leaked

Canon EF 200-400mm f/4L IS USM Extender 1.4x

As rumored yesterday, the EF 200-400mm f/4L IS USM Extender 1.4x will officially announced tonight. The price of this len will cost about $12,000, get your money ready.

Weight of this lens is 3620g, and release date in late May.

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Sigma 18-35mm f/1.8 DC HSM lens announced, Price, Specs, Where to Buy

Sigma 18-35mm F1.8 DC HSM len 3

You might think the Sigma 18-35mm f/1.8 DC HSM lens is just another rumors talked about early today. While a breaking news from Sigma that they confirmed the this super f/1.8 zoom lens. Now this 18-35mm F1.8 DC HSM Art lens is just a new lens at Sigma’s Art line.

Sigma 18-35mm f/1.8 DC HSM lens now officially announced, and is designed for APS-C DSLRs.
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AF-S NIKKOR 800mm f/5.6E FL ED VR Price, Features, Specs, MTF Chart

AF-S NIKKOR 800mm f5.6E FL ED VR

Nikon USA announced AF-S NIKKOR 800mm f/5.6E FL ED VR with AF-S TELECONVERTER TC800-1.25E ED lens.  The new AF-S NIKKOR 800mm f/5.6E FL ED VR super-telephoto lens provides professional photographers the opportunity to get close to a subject with the longest fixed focal length lens in the NIKKOR family. Designed for the needs of sports, wildlife and news photographers, the 800mm features a maximum aperture of f/5.6 and gives FX-format photographers the chance to capture intense detail and textures that fill the frame from a distance. Included with the new lens is the matched AF-S Teleconverter TC800-1.25E ED which has been developed exclusively for the 800mm f/5.6 lens. This is the first Nikon teleconverter to employ an ED glass element, and extends the maximum focal length 1.25x to 1000mm (1500mm when used with a DX-format camera) and maximum aperture to f/7.1 while maintaining full AF performance on D4, D800 series and D600 FX-format D-SLR cameras.

See AF-S NIKKOR 800mm f/5.6E FL ED VR Sample Images

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AF-S NIKKOR 18-35mm f/3.5-4.5G ED announced with Price, Features, Specs, MTF Chart

AF-S NIKKOR 18-35mm f/3.5-4.5G ED

Nikon USA announced the AF-S NIKKOR 18-35mm f/3.5-4.5G ED Lens. This lens is an ultra wide-angle zoom lens compatible with the FX format and offering approximately 1.9x magnification. It covers the ultra-wide to wide-angle 18-35mm range of focal lengths with a minimum focus distance of 28 cm. This high-performance lens is equipped with two ED and three aspherical lens elements for superior optical performance, yet weighs just 385 g and is compact enough to offer excellent portability. This lens is a good choice for Nikon D600.

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