Monthly Archives: October 2016

New Patent: Tamron 60mm F2.8 Macro VC (Fullsize Mirrorless)

tamron-60mm-f2-8-macro-vc-patentTamron has just filed a new patent for Tamron 60mm f/2.8 Macro VC lens. This is a new macro full frame mirrorless lens patent, designed for Sony full frame mirrorless cameras. In the past few months, Tamron has filed several full frame mirrorless patents, such as 28mm f/2.8, 28-70mm f/3.5-5.6, 28-320mm f/3.5-6.3, 50mm f/2.8 and 60mm f/2.8.

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Canon EF 24-105mm F4L IS II USM Lens Review (PhotographyBlog)

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Canon announced the new EF 24-105mm F4L II IS USM lens (Amazon/Adorama/B&H). Mark Goldstein tested it on Canon EOS 5D Mark IV and found: It is a new professional standard zoom lens for Canon’s full-frame and APS-C DSLRs, much better than the 10-year-old Canon EF 24-105mm f/4L IS USM lens. With good image quality and excellent built quality and very low distortion, it will be one of Canon’s most popular lenses Read More »

Sony FE 70-200mm F2.8 GM Lens Sample Images (DPReview)

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200 mm, 1/640 sec, f/3.5, ISO 100

Sony announced the new Sony FE 70-200mm F2.8 GM OSS lens (AmazonB&H/ Adorama) half a year ago. Here are sample images taken by James McDaniel at the DPreview.com. He tested this new lens on Sony a7R II, first in low light shooting roller derby WFTDA Playoff action and later in daylight, shooting at base ISO. You can enjoy these beautiful photos to see how well it performs!  Read More »

Tokina AT-X 24-70mm f/2.8 PRO FX for Canon Review (DxOMark)

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Paul Carroll has just posted a detailed review of the Tokina AT-X 24-70mm f/2.8 PRO FX Lens (for Canon) at the DxOMark.com. Achieving the highest DxOMark overall score of 32 points tested on Canon EOS 5DS R, Tokina 24-70mm f/2.8 PRO lens ranks in joint second place overall for standard zooms, the same as Tamron SP 24-70mm f/2.8 ( 32 points), and just behind the own-brand Canon 24-70mm f/2.8L II USM with 35 points.

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