Monthly Archives: January 2020

Hasselblad XCD 45mm F4 Lens Announced, the World’s Smallest, Lightest AF Medium Format Lens

hasselblad XCD 45P

Swedish Hasselblad has just launched a new lens for the X1D/X1D II that it claims is the smallest and lightest AF lens for a digital medium format camera. The XCD 4/45P measures 47mm in length and weighs 320g (0.7lbs). Providing the same coverage as a 35mm lens on a full-frame sensor, this new lens has a maximum aperture of F4. Read More »

Sigma 24-70mm F2.8 DG DN Art Lens to Start Shipping in Febuary

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After the Sigma 24-70mm F2.8 DG DN Art lens was officially announced for Sony Full Frame and Panasonic/Leica/Sigma L-mount, the pre-orders of this lens were much higher than expected, so  B&H and Adorama will start shipping Sigma 24-70mm F2.8 DG DN Art lens from February 2020.

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Tokina atx-m 85mm f/1.8 FE Lens to be Announced Soon, Priced Around $500 !

tokina-atx-m-85mm-f-1-8-fe-lensA new Tokina lens is coming! According to the latest rumors from NC, Tokina will soon announce a new atx-m 85mm f/1.8 FE lens for Sony E-mount mirrorless cameras. The Japanese price for this lens is JPY 54,600, so the US price around $500. This new lens  is expected to be officially announced in February.  Read More »

Canon RF 70-400mm F4.5-5.6L IS USM Lens to be Announced in 2020

Canon RF 70-200mm F2.8

Canon RF 70-200mm f/2.8L IS USM Lens (Amazon)

After Canon RF 70-200mm f/2.8L IS USM Lens (AmazonB&HAdoramawas officially announced in October 2019, a new RF zoom lens is coming! According to the latest rumors from CR, Canon is now planning to announce Canon RF 70-400mm f/4.5-5.6L IS USM lens sometime this year. Read More »

Nikon NIKKOR Z 70-200mm F2.8 VR S Lens Announced, Priced $2,596.95, Available for Pre-Order

Nikon Z 70-200mm F2.8

Along with Nikon AF-S Nikkor 120-300mm F2.8E FL ED SR VR Lens (B&HAdorama), Nikon has just announced Nikon Nikkor Z 70-200 F2.8 VR S lens. It is a versatile tele-zoom with up to 5 stops of shake reduction featuring aspherical, ED and a SR elements as well as Nikon’s Nano Crystal and Arneo coatings, focus distance of  0.5m at wide-angle 1.0m at telephoto, weather-sealed and a fluorine coating on the front element to resist water and fingerprints. This new lens costs $2,596.95, first available for pre-order at B&H/ Adorama. Read More »

Nikon AF-S 120-300mm f/2.8E FL ED SR VR Lens Announced, Priced $9,496.95, Available for Pre-Order

Nikon AF-S 120-300mm f2.8E FL ED SR VR

Along with the  Nikon D780 ( B&H/ Adorama) and Nikon Coolpix P950( B&H/ Adorama), Nikon also announced the new Nikon AF-S Nikkor 120-300mm F2.8E FL ED SR VR Lens. It is a pro-level lens with a versatile working range and four stops of shake reduction, featuing a whopping 25 elements,including ED, fluorite and SR glass, Nano Crystal and Arneo coatings with the front having a fluorine coating to repel water and oil. The lens can focus as close as 2m at all focal lengths and has a maximum magnification of 0.16x. This new lens costs $9,496.95, first available for Pre-Order at B&H/ Adorama. Read More »