Canon RF 16mm F2.8 STM Lens Announced, Priced $299, Available for Pre-Order

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.

This new lens costs $299, first available for pre-order at Amazon/ B&H/ Adorama. Read More »

Nikon Nikkor Z 40mm F2 Lens Announced, Priced $296.95, Available for Pre-Order

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.

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Fujifilm XF 33mm F1.4 R LM WR Lens to Start Shipping From October 21, 2021

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 »

Sigma 90mm F2.8 DG DN Contemporary Lens Announced, Priced $639, Available for Pre-Order

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.

This new lens costs $639, first available for pre-order at B&H/ Adorama. Read More »

Sigma 24mm F2 DG DN Contemporary Lens Announced, Priced $639, Available for Pre-Order

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.

This new lens costs $639, first available for pre-order at B&H/ Adorama. Read More »

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