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Panasonic announces Lumix S 100mm F2.8 macro lens, ultra compact and more than just a macro

In conjunction with CES 2024, Panasonic has announced the Lumix S 100mm F2.8 Macro lens for full-frame L-mount bodies. Panasonic is calling it "the world’s smallest and lightest medium-telephoto fixed focal length macro lens," and it aims to act as a macro and medium telephoto lens with equal aplomb.

Canon announces the RF 24-105mm F2.8 L IS USM Z fast, flexible photo and video zoom

Canon has announced a new RF 24-105mm F2.8 zoom lens, extending the range for fast mid-range zooms from 70mm to 105mm. Its hybrid design also means it includes a feature not seen on an RF lens before: a manual aperture ring.

Canon announces RF 200-800mm F6.3-9 IS USM super-telephoto zoom lens

Canon has announced the RF 200-800mm F6.3-9 IS USM lens, a super-telephoto zoom designed to be lightweight, easy to handhold and accessible to users on a budget. It's also compatible with Canon's RF 1.4x and 2x teleconverters.

Canon announces the RF-S 10-18mm F4.5-6.3 IS STM, an ultra-wide zoom for APS-C cameras

Canon has announced the RF-S 10-18mm F4.5-6.3 IS STM, a wide-angle zoom lens delivering a full-frame equivalent of 16-29mm on Canon's RF-mount APS-C cameras.

Sigma teases its upcoming sports focused 70-200mm F2.8 for L-mount and E-mount

Sigma has shared teasers on its social media pages for the 70-200mm F2.8 DG DN OS lens it recently announced. The lens will be available for L-mount and E-mount bodies and is being marketed as a sports lens.

Leica announces Summicron-M 28mm F2 ASPH, a bright compact wide for daily use

The Summicron-M 28mm F2 ASPH is an update to Leica's previous lens with the same name. It has a new body design and an integrated lens hood and hits store in November.

Nikon announces Nikkor Z 600mm F6.3 VR S Phase Fresnel lens: light in weight and price

Nikon's 600mm is light at 1,390g (3lbs) and short at 278mm (11 inches) making it a super-telephoto prime that can easily be handheld. It's also compatible with Z teleconverter, making it possible to have a handheld 840mm or 1200mm for wildlife, sports, travel and more.

Canon announces RF 10-20mm F4 L IS lens, an ultra-wide 'L' zoom for full-frame mirrorless

Canon has announced the RF 10-20mm F4 L IS STM, a rectilinear ultra-wide zoom lens for RF-mount cameras. Despite the addition of image stabilization, the new lens comes in at half the weight of Canon's previous ultra-wide zoom, the EF 11-24mm F4 L USM.

Sigma announces 10-18mm F2.8 DC DN compact ultra-wide for Sony, Fujifilm and L-mount APS-C

Sigma has announced the 10-18mm F2.8 DC DN, a fast ultrawide APS-C lens for Sony E-mount, Fujifilm X-mount and L-mount alliance mirrorless cameras.

Nikon announces Nikkor Z 135mm f/1.8 S 'Plena' lens, a fast lens with a wide front element to soak up light

The Plena promises to be a light gathering beast best suited for portraits, landscapes and studio work where a smooth falloff and very round bokeh are priorities. It's also the company's second Z-mount lens with a specific name, after the Noct.

Panasonic refreshes 35-100mm F2.8 and 100-400mm zoom lenses for Micro Four Thirds cameras

Panasonic's 3rd generation 35-100mm F2.8 Micro Four Third lens gains Leica certification, while the Mark II version of the 100-400mm supertelephoto now works with teleconverters.

Fujifilm delivers GF 30mm and 110mm F5.6 tilt-shift lenses for medium format

Fujifilm has released GF 30mm and 110mm F5.6 tilt-shift lenses for its medium format system: first tilt-shift lenses designed for mirrorless.

Fujifilm announces GF 55mm F1.7R WR fast normal prime lens

Fujifilm has announced the GF 55mm F1.7R WR a fast normal prime lenses for its GF 44x33 medium format system.

Cooke Optics introduces new SP3 prime lens set for full-frame mirrorless cameras

Motion picture lens maker Cooke Optics debuts its first cinema lenses designed specifically for full-frame mirrorless cameras. The five-lens range will be available for E-mount, RF-mount, L-mount and M-mount cameras.

Sigma brings 100-400mm DG DN and 23mm F1.4 DC DN lenses to Fujifilm X-mount

Sigma has announced two additional lenses for Fujifilm's X-mount: the 23mm F1.4 from its DC DN range of APS-C primes, and a 100-400mm F5-6.3 DG DN OS, both from its mid-priced Contemporary range.

Sony announces FE 16-35mm F2.8 GM II

Sony has refreshed the 16-35mm F2.8 GM, the third of its F2.8 zoom trio. The smaller, lighter full frame E-mount lens hits stores in September for $2,299.99 / $3,099.99 (CAD).

Venus Optics debuts 2nd-gen Laowa 24mm T8 2X Macro Pro2be lens with three different designs

Venus Optics is back with its second-generation version of the highly unusual 'probe lens', the Laowa 24mm T8 2X Macro Pro2be. The new model features an updated optics, better macro shooting and three different barrel designs.

Take 2: Tamron announces second generation 70-180mm F2.8 zoom

The 70-180mm F/2.8 Di III VC VXD G2, designed for Sony E-mount, includes a new optical formula and adds Tamron's vibration compensation technology for in-lens image stabilization.

Tamron announces development of its 35-150mm F2-2.8 zoom for Nikon Z-mount

Originally released for Sony E-mount in 2021, the 35-150mm F2-2.8 will now be available to Nikon Z-mount users.

L-mount expansion: Samyang and Astrodesign join the L-Mount Alliance

The addition of Samyang/Rokinon to the L-Mount Alliance should significantly increase the number of lens options available to L-mount users.

Sony announces FE 70-200mm F4 G OSS II

Sony has announced a new telephoto zoom lenses, the FE 70-200mm F4 G OSS II.

Nikon announces Z 180-600mm F5.6-6.3 VR and Z 70-180mm F2.8

Nikon has announced two new telephoto zoom lenses, the Z 180-600mm F5.6-6.3 VR super-telephoto, and the Z 70-180mm F2.8, a lightweight walkaround zoom.

Sigma introduces its fastest-ever wide angle, the 14mm F1.4 Art

The Japanese lensmaker's latest high-grade lens is a starry-eyed wide angle with a bright F1.4 aperture meant for astrophotography.

Nikon announces the Z DX 24mm F1.7, a fast 36mm-equiv for APS-C mirrorless

Nikon has announced the new Z DX 24mm F1.7, a prime lens for its APS-C mirrorless camera system that delivers a field of view equivalent to 36mm on full-frame.

Fujifilm debuts 8mm F3.5 ultra wide angle lens for X-mount cameras

Wanna go wide? This 12mm equivalent lens is a compact addition to any X-mount camera, and the widest entry in the Fujifilm lineup.

Canon unveils RF 28mm F2.8 STM $300 pancake prime

Canon has announced the RF 28mm F2.8 STM, a $300 pancake prime lens for its RF system. It will act as a wide-angle for full-frame cameras or as 45mm equivalent normal lens on APS-C bodies.

Ricoh announces pair of 50mm F1.4 K-mount lenses

Taking inspiration from film lenses of yesteryear, Pentax's newest lens comes in two flavors.

Canon announces RF100-300mm F2.8L IS USM $9500 telephoto zoom

Canon has announced the RF100-300mm F2.8L IS USM, a $9500 telephoto zoom that acts as a more flexible alternative to a 300mm F2.8 or a long 70-200 that's compatible with teleconverters.

Leica announces Vario-Elmar-SL 100-400 F5-6.3 and 1.4x 'extender'

Leica has announced the Vario-Elmar-SL 100-400mm F5-6.3, a telephoto zoom lens for L-mount. It's also announced a 1.4x extender teleconverter to work with it.

Sigma brings DC DN APS-C primes to Nikon Z-mount

CP+ 2023: Sigma has announced it is bringing its trio of DC DN APS-C prime lenses to Nikon's Z mount: its first lenses for Nikon's mirrorless system.

Sony adds 50mm F1.4 to GM lineup

Sony has added a full-frame 50mm F1.4 prime to its premium 'GM' range of E-mount lenses.

Tamron announces 11-20mm F2.8 ultra-wide zoom for Fujifilm X-mount

Tamron has announced its 11-20mm F2.8 Di III-A RXD ultra-wide angle zoom will be made available for Fujifilm X-mount.

OM Digital Solutions releases OM System M. Zuiko Digital ED 90mm F3.5 Macro IS PRO

The M.Zuiko Digital ED 90mm F3.5 Macro IS PRO is an autofocus stabilized macro lens that delivers up to 2x magnification (4x with a 2x teleconverter).

Canon announces RF 24-50mm F4.5-6.3 IS STM and RF-S 55-210mm F5-7.1 IS STM

Canon has announced two entry-level RF zooms, a full-frame 24-50mm F4.5-6.3 IS STM standard zoom and an RF-S 55-210mm F5-7.1 IS STM for APS-C.

Sigma announces 50mm F1.4 DG DN Art lens for E and L mounts

The 50mm F1.4 DG DN Art is a fast 50mm lens for full-frame Sony E-mount and L-mount Alliance cameras, and makes use of linear focus motors for the first time in the Art series.

Nikon announces pair of Z-mount prime lenses: 85mm F1.2 S and 26mm F2.8 pancake lens

Nikon has formally released the Nikkor Z 85mm F1.2 S and 26mm F2.8 it had previously said were coming, they will cost $2800 and $500, respectively.

OM Digital Solutions teases product announcement, believed to be a new 90mm F3.5 2x macro lens

The announcement is believed to be the M.Zuiko Digital ED 90mm F3.5 Macro IS Pro lens, which was confirmed on the OM System roadmap last year.

Cosina's Voigtländer 50mm F1 Aspherical lens will soon be available with a native Nikon Z-mount

The new ultrafast prime for Nikon Z-mount cameras is a re-worked version of Cosina's existing Voigtländer 50mm F1 Aspherical lens for Leica M-mount cameras.

Laowa announces Proteus 2x anamorphic lenses for Super35 sensors

Venus Optics has announced a quartet of new anamorphic cine lenses for Super35 cameras, the Proteus 2x series. The 2x anamorphic lenses promise ease of use, accessibility and high-end performance for enthusiast and professional video applications.

Five OM-D cameras get firmware update to support the upcoming M.Zuiko 90mm F3.5 Macro IS Pro lens

OM Digital Solutions has released firmware updates for the following cameras to add compatibility support for its new M.Zuiko Digital ED 90mm F3.5 Macro IS PRO lens: OM-D E-M1 Mark II, E-M1 Mark III, E-M5 Mark III, E-M1X, and OM-5.

Sony is developing a 300mm F2.8 G Master OSS lens, set for an ‘early 2024’ launch

Sony has confirmed it’s developing a high-end 300mm F2.8 telephoto lens for its E-mount camera systems. The lens will be a part of the company’s high-end G Master lens lineup.

Sony announces FE 20-70mm F4 G standard + ultrawide zoom lens

Sony has announced the FE 20-70mm F4 G, a standard zoom that extends out to the ultra-wide region while maintaining its reach at the long end.

Sigma announces $1999 60-600mm F4.5-6.3 DG DN OS super zoom for E-mount, L-mount cameras

Sigma calls its new 60-600mm F4.5-6.3 DG DN OS lens the world's first – and only – 10x ultra-telephoto zoom for mirrorless cameras. It will retail for $1999 when it starts shipping mid-February 2023.

Panasonic adds new prime lens, zoom lens to S series L-mount lens roadmap

Based on the new lens roadmap graphic, Panasonic has a new 100mm macro lens in the work, as well as a variable aperture lens that appears to be a 28-200mm zoom lens.

Nikon is developing a 26mm F2.8 Z-mount lens

Nikon doesn't divulge many details about the 26mm F2.8 lens, so aside from the announcement it's on the horizon, there's little information to share.

Nikon announces development of an 85mm F1.2 S-Line lens for Z-mount cameras

The lens doesn't come as a surprise, given it's been on Nikon's Z-mount lens roadmap for some time, but we now have confirmation that it has a maximum F1.2 aperture.

Panasonic announces $800 Lumix S 14-28mm F4-5.6 Macro lens for L-mount camera systems

Panasonic's new wide-angle L-mount zoom lens has a minimum focusing distance of 0.15m across its entire zoom range and is set to ship in March 2023 for $799.99.

Viltrox announces $549 75mm F1.2 AF XF Pro lens for Fujifilm X-mount cameras

The 115mm equivalent autofocus prime has a fast F1.2 aperture and works with Fujifilm's array of subject-detection modes.

Venus Optics announces $499 Laowa 6mm F2 Zero-D lens for Micro Four Thirds

The lens is a stills version of the 6mm T2.1 Cine lens Laowa announced earlier this year.

Panasonic announces new $899 Leica DG Vario-Elmarit 12–35mm F2.8 ASPH Power OIS

The lens features Panasonic's Power Optical Image Stabilization (OIS) technology and is replacing the company's five-year-old Lumix G X Vario 12-35mm F2.8 II ASPH Power OIS lens.

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