This is the first image of the upcoming Voigtlander COLOR-SKOPAR 28mm F2.8 SL II S Aspherical lens, leaked at Nokishita-c. It is rumored to be officially announced soon.
This new COLOR-SKOPAR 28mm F2.8 has crab claws and has a more classical design than the old model. It looks cool when combined with a Nikon MF film camera. We are wondering if the optics will look retro or if they will be modern lenses.
Along with Canon RF 16mm F2.8 STM lens (Amazon/ B&H/ Adorama), Canon also officially announced the new Canon RF 100-400mm F5.6-8 IS USM lens. It is a relatively compact tele-zoom lens for the company’s full-frame mirrorless system, featuring 12 elements, including UD and aspherical glass, as well as Canon’s Super Spectra Coating to reduce ghosting and flare. The minimum focus distance is 88cm (2.9 feet) at 200mm, and the maximum magnification is 0.41x (at 400mm). For even more reach, Canon’s 1.4x and 2x teleconverters can be used.
Canon has just officially announced the new Canon RF 16mm F2.8 STM lens. It is a compact and lightweight ultra-wide lens for Canon’s full-frame mirrorless system, featuring nine elements, as well as Canon’s Super Spectra Coating to reduce ghosting and flare. The lens has a minimum focus distance of 13cm (5.1″) and a maximum magnification of 0.26x. Its control ring can be used for manual focus or another function that users can assign.
Nikon has just officially announced the new Nikon Nikkor Z 40mm F2 lens. It is a compact, full-frame lens for Nikon Z-mount mirrorless system. The lens is just 46mm (1.8″) long and weighs 170 grams (6 ounces), making it easy to carry around. The lens has 6 elements, 2 of which are aspherical. A ‘Super Integrated Coating’ is designed to reduce ghosting and flare. The 40mm F2 has a minimum focus distance of 29cm (11.4″) while the max magnification is 0.17x. The lens is ‘dust and drip resistant’ and accepts 52mm filters.
This new lens costs $296.95, first available for pre-order at B&H/ Adorama.
Because of too many pre-orders on the newly announced Fujifilm XF 33mm F1.4 R LM WR lens (Amazon/ B&H/ Adorama), this new lens is expected to start shipping from September 29 to October 21, 2021. Orders will be filled on a first come first serve basis. They do not charge your card until they actually ship the item to you.Read More »
Along with the new Sigma 24mm F2 DG DN Contemporary Lens (B&H/ Adorama), Sigma also announced the new Sigma 90mm F2.8 DG DN Contemporary lens. It is a compact, premium prime lens for Sony FE and Leica L mounts. It has a total of 11 elements, including one aspherical and five SLD elements. A stepping motor is used to drive the focus unit on the 90mm.The minimum focus distance on this lens is 0.5m (19.7″), with a max magnification of 0.2x. The lens includes both pinch-type and magnetic caps.
Sigma has just officially announced the new Sigma 24mm F2 DG DN Contemporary Lens for Sony FE and Leica L mount. It has 13 elements in 11 groups, including two aspherical, one FLD (‘F low dispersion’) and two SLD (‘special low dispersion’) elements. A ‘Super Multi-layer’ coating reduces flare and ghosting. The lens’ focus group is quietly driven by a stepping motor. The minimum focus distance on the 24mm is 0.25m (9.7″), while the maximum magnification comes in at 0.15x. The lens comes bundled with a metal hood, and both pinch-type and magnetic lens caps.