Sony is reaching out to a generation of handheld creators with a new, extra-wide standard zoom: the FE 20-70mm f/4 G. A fresh take on the “normal” zoom, its extended range should appeal not only to vloggers and selfie connoisseurs but also to photographers and videographers looking to squeeze more into their compositions without the hassle of swapping lenses.
Sigma has just announced a mirrorless version of the herculean 60-600mm f/4.5-6.3 DG DN OS Sports Lens. Compatible with full-frame E and L-Mount cameras, it is the first interchangeable ultra-telephoto to bring 10x magnification to the mirrorless form factor. Like its popular DSLR predecessor, the new zoom delivers maximum versatility for sports and wildlife photographers looking for an all-in-one super tele.
The last few months have been a whirlwind for FUJIFILM's mirrorless division, with the company unveiling a suite of new sensor technologies inside the successors to a line of cameras that not everyone was sure would ever return. While the X-H2 and X-H2S are very exciting cameras and deserving of their flagship status, they aren't necessarily what most people think of when they think of FUJIFILM cameras: that would be the X-T line, and many have been waiting to see what these announcements would mean for the
Rounding out the long end of the Z System lens lineup, Nikon has introduced the NIKKOR Z 600mm f/4 TC VR S lens. A fast super-telephoto that features much of the tech introduced with the Z 400mm f/2.8, this lens adds a bit more length and another enticing long-range option for the Z shooter working with wildlife, birds, and sports subjects. At the other end of the professional world, Nikon is also formally announcing its
The Nikon Z mount line continues to expand with the introduction of the Nikon NIKKOR Z 17-28mm f/2.8 full-frame mirrorless lens that joins its stablemate, the Nikon NIKKOR Z 28-75mm f/2.8 lens—to give Nikon Z mirrorless shooters a pair of lightweight, transportable, travel-friendly, wide f/2.8 constant-aperture zooms. With its unconventional
Sigma is adding two wide-angle prime lenses to its premium Art lens family—the Sigma 20mm f/1.4 DG DN Art and the Sigma 24mm f/1.4 DG DN Art lens for Sony E-mount and L-Mount full-frame digital cameras. With features designed to control sagittal coma flare, special lens coatings
Coming quickly after the expansion of the R Series to include some APS-C cameras, Canon is again here with some new products—a pair of mid-range full-frame wide-angle lenses. The two lenses are the RF 24mm f/1.8 Macro IS STM and the RF 15-30mm f/4.5-6.3 IS STM. Both of these fill some spaces in the current lineup and bring some more accessible options to
Continuing the theme of compact, lightweight long lenses, Nikon has launched its latest super-telephoto prime, the NIKKOR Z 400mm f/4.5 VR S. This new telephoto follows in the footsteps of the impressive Z 800mm f/6.3, and Nikon describes it as “the smallest, lightest 400mm” the brand has ever created. Providing a healthy mixture of reach and portability, this lens promises to be an excellent option for nature and wildlife photography, especially
Our team tests the Sony FE 24-70mm f/2.8 GM II to make note of how it has been improved—photographers and videographers should enjoy the upgrades! This G Master lens is smaller and lighter than its predecessor and boasts even greater resolution and bokeh quality, an improved motor for faster and smoother autofocusing, minimized focus breathing, and much more.
Read the Sony 24-70mm f/2.8 GM II Lens announcement to learn more
Perfect for travel photography, the Tamron 17-70mm offers unlimited creativity, with a constant f/2.8 aperture, reduced focus breathing, vibration compensation, an effective minimum focusing distance, and more!
Click to read the Tamron 17-70mm f/2.8 for FUJIFILM announcement to learn more.
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Building on the popularity of last year’s 28-70mm f/2.8, Sigma has just announced the 16-28mm f/2.8 DG DN Contemporary. Portable, versatile, and all about wide angle, this sleek little zoom balances two of the most desirable assets in lens design: compactness and speed. And with those two attributes, this lens is positioned as a go-to choice for architecture, landscape, and travel shooting—instances where you value an ultra-wide field of
Over the course of six years, Sony’s G Master lineup has offered some of the best lenses in the business—and yet Sony still pushes itself to get even better. With the release of the FE 24-70mm f/2.8 GM II, it’s easy to see Sony’s drive to improve in action based on all the upgrades made to one of its earliest, and still good, G Master lenses. Sony also appears to be watching industry trends, further tuning its optics and handling to suit the demands
Poised to shake up what it means to be a super-telephoto lens, Nikon has just announced the NIKKOR Z 800mm f/6.3 VR S lens. Summed up perfectly by the tagline “All the Reach, Half the Weight,” this lens is Nikon’s fresh take on an 800mm lens, which now uses a Phase Fresnel element to dramatically cut down on weight and size to make this huge focal length something that’s truly portable. More than just a sleek lens, Nikon also made sure to imbue
There probably isn’t a photographer in the world who hasn’t thought, “If only I could get a bit closer, or have a longer lens, I could get the shot!” Well, Canon has heard your internal monologue and has just rolled out a pair of lenses that put the “super” in super-telephoto: the RF 800mm f/5.6 L IS USM lens, and the RF 1200mm f/8 L IS USM lens for its RF mount