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Nikon AF-S 500mm and 600mm f/4E FL ED VR preview: Lightweight super-telephoto primes for the pro market

Nikon has unveiled two new super-telephoto 500mm and 600mm prime lenses for professional sports and wildlife photographers. Marketed as the lightest lenses in their class, both utilize fluorite glass elements to reduce their weight ...

Pentax lenses Preview: Three new zooms for the Pentax K mount

Pentax has unveiled three new weather-resistant zoom lenses for their DSLR K lens mount featuring High Definition (HD) coatings for enhanced image quality. Including a 18-50mm standard zoom as the new kit lens for ...

Olympus 14-150mm f/4-5.6 II Preview: Updated Olympus lens that promises to do it all

Olympus has unveiled anupdated version of its 14-150mm super-zoom for OM-D or Pen shooters who want to travel light. Tipping the scales at just 285g, this lightweight and compact all-rounder features a new weatherproof ...

Sigma 24mm f/1.4 DG HSM A Preview: New wide-angle prime for full frame shooters

Japanese lens manufacturer Sigma has announced a new wide-angle prime in its Art line of optics designed to deliver high levels of artistic expression. With full-frame landscape, architectural or astronomical photographers the intended target ...

Canon EF 11-24mm f/4L USM Preview: World’s widest rectilinear zoom lens announced

Canon shooters who need to squeeze more into the frame will be licking their lips at the announcement of the world’s widest-angle rectilinear lens. Launched within the Canon L series of professional grade optics, ...

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Nikon AF-S 300mm f/4E PF ED VR Preview: Small & light-weight Nikon telephoto prime

With a strap line of ‘Fill your frame, not your bag’ Nikon has launched a small and portable F-mount 300mm telephoto lens for sports and wildlife photographers. Boasting a new ‘Phase Fresnel’ element, Nikon ...

Nikon AF-S 55-200mm f/4-5.6G ED VR II Preview: Compact telephoto zoom for Nikon DX shooters

Nikon has announced an updated version of their DX format telephoto zoom with Vibration Reduction (VR). Perfect for Nikon APS-C shooters looking for a second lens to get closer to the action, the new ...

Canon EF 100-400mm f/4.5-5.6L IS II USM Preview: New twist action for Canon’s L series super telephoto zoom

Canon has announced an updated version of their compact super telephoto zoom lens. The new EF 100-400mm f/4.5-5.6 L II USM boasts a number of upgrades over its predecessor, which Canon claim improve both ...

New full frame and APS-C glass from Sigma

Bolstering its range of 3rd party optics for both enthusiasts and professionals, Sigma has launched two new superzoom lenses. For enthusiasts the new 18-300mm DC is designed exclusively for APS-C cameras and is available ...

Canon EF 24-105mm f/3.5-5.6 IS STM Preview: New ‘budget’ standard zoom for Canon full frame

Canon has announced a new 24-105mm standard zoom lens for its full frame DSLRs. Offering a versatile wide-angle through to short telephoto focal length the new Canon EF 24-105mm f/3.5-5.6 IS STM also features ...

Canon EF-S 24mm f/2.8 STM Preview: ‘Pancake’ wide-angle prime for Canon EF-S

While probably one of the smallest lenses announced this week at Photokina, if you’re after a lightweight EF-S wide-angle it’ll be big news. Ideal for unobtrusive street shots, landscape shooters wanting to travel light, ...

Canon EF 400mm f/4 DO IS II USM Preview: Optically improved 400mm super telephoto prime from Canon

Canon has unveiled an updated super telephoto 400mm prime with new lens elements for improved optical performance. Designed for the professional wildlife or sports photographer, or enthusiasts with very deep pockets, the new Canon ...

Nikon 20mm f/1.8G ED Preview: Nikkor FX 20mm wide-angle gets a G update

Alongside the new D750 Nikon have unveiled a new FX mount wide-angle prime lens for Nikon full frame cameras. The new Nikon 20mm f/1.8G ED offers a ‘fast’ f/1.8 maximum aperture, ED and AS ...

ZEISS Otus 1.4/85 Preview: Second lens in ZEISS’s new Otus range

ZEISS has launched a new f/1.4 85mm short telephoto prime lens for high-end fashion, advertising, product or architectural photography. Available in ZEISS’s ZE mount for Canon EF, or ZF.2 for Nikon F mount, the ...

Zeiss Loxia 2/35 & 2/50 E mount Preview: Two ‘fast’ full-frame prime lenses for the Sony a7 series

Zeiss have unveiled two new ‘Loxia’ full frame E mount lenses for the Sony a7 series. Both lenses feature a ‘fast’ f/2 maximum aperture, manual focus and function to deactivate the mechanical aperture for ...

Tamron Superzooms Preview: Three new third-party super zooms for full frame, Micro Four Thirds, and Canon EOS M cameras

Super zooms offer an incredible focal range from wide-angle through to telephoto in a single lens. With a good line up of super zooms already under their belt, third-party lens manufacturer Tamron have bolster ...

Canon EF-M 55-200mm f/4.5-6.3 IS STM Preview: First telephoto zoom lens for the Canon EOS M hybrid system

Today Canon has extended their range of lenses for their EOS M hybrid camera system with a new Canon EF-M 55-200mm f/4.5-6.3 IS STM. The first telephoto zoom lens for the EOS E hybrid ...

AF-S Nikkor 400mm f/2.8E FL ED VR Preview: A new ‘fast’ Nikon super-telephoto prime for the World Cup

Just in time for the Football World Cup Nikon have launched a new super telephoto prime lens for professional sports & news photographers. The AF-S Nikkor 400mm f/2.8E FL VR promises improved optical performance, ...

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