Panasonic G9 and Leica DG Elmarit 200mm f/2.8 lens officially announced

The Panasonic G9 camera and Leica DG Elmarit 200mm f/2.8 POWER O.I.S. lens are now officially announced.

The Lumix G9 is the company’s first mirrorless camera aimed specifically at professional stills photographers. The camera offers the same 20MP Four Thirds sensor as the video-centric GH5, but with tweaked image processing for better JPEG image quality. The Panasonic G9 is able to shift its sensor eight times to create an 80MP Raw image with ultra-high resolution.

The specs list includes ‘Depth from Defocus’ AF system which offers 225 selectable points and improvements in both speed and subject tracking. It provide 20 fps with continuous autofocus using its electronic shutter (9 fps with mechanical) and 60 fps with single AF (12 fps with mechanical). The buffer allows for up to 50 Raw images to be captured in a single burst. … Continue reading


Sony FE 400mm f/2.8 G Master OSS Telephoto Development Announced

Along with the A7R Mark III camera and FE 24-105mm f/4 G OSS standart zoom lens, Sony has announced development of the new FE 400mm f/2.8 G Master OSS lens too.

Designed for Sony full frame E-mount cameras, the FE 400mm f/2.8 GM OSS lens will arrive in Summer 2018. The lens will give a 600mm equivalent, in 35mm equivalent terms, when used on Sony’s APS-C cameras such as the Sony A6500.

Sony FE 400mm f/2.8 G Master OSS lens will be compatible with Sony FE 1.4X and 2X Teleconverters. Specs and pricing to be announced later. … Continue reading


Official Sony FE 24-105mm f/4 G OSS Lens Sample Images

Here are the official Sony FE 24-105mm f/4 G OSS lens sample images.

From 24 mm to 105 mm and F4 aperture throughout the zoom, the high-performance G Lens offers consistently high image quality. In addition to outstanding optical performance, it has a compact, lightweight design for portability and mobility befitting the E-mount system. Fast, precise AF and high reliability add to the broad utility of this fine zoom lens.

The lens has a close focusing distance of 38cm, is weather-sealed, and is said to be the lightest lens of this type in its class, weighing 663g. See the full size Sony FE 24-105mm f/4 G OSS lens Sample Images. … Continue reading


Sony unveils FE 24-105mm f/4 G OSS Lens

Along with the A7R Mark III camera, Sony has introduced the new FE 24-105mm f/4 G OSS standart zoom lens. This is a wide-angle to short-telephoto zoom designed for Sony full frame E-mount mirrorless cameras.

The lens has a close focusing distance of 38cm, is weather-sealed, and is said to be the lightest lens of this type in its class, weighing 663g.

The construction of the lens consists of 17 elements, arranged into 14 groups with 4 aspherical and 3 ED elements.

Sony announces FE 24-105mm f/4 G OSS Lens

Sony announces FE 24-105mm f/4 G OSS Lens

FE 24-105mm f/4 G OSS Lens Features:

  • E-Mount Lens/Full-Frame Format
  • Aperture Range: f/4 to f/22
  • 4 Aspherical Elements, 3 ED Elements
  • Nano AR and Fluorine Coatings
  • Direct Drive Super Sonic Wave AF Motor
  • Optical SteadyShot Image Stabilization
  • Internal Focus Design
  • Focus Hold Button; AF/MF Switch
  • Dust and Moisture-Resistant Construction
  • Rounded Nine-Blade Diaphragm

Sony FE 24-105mm f/4 G OSS standart zoom lens will ship this November for about $1,300 US.


New Sony Full Frame E-mount lenses coming this Summer

New Sony full frame E mount lenses from several brands like Sony, Zeiss, Sigma and Samyang is rumored to be announced this Summer.

The expansion of Sony’s lens range especially the native ones will undoubtedly please photographers who are currently using company’s mirrorless cameras.

The rumor mill is in talks of a FE 135mm f/1.8 GM and FE 400mm f/2.8 GM from Sony and FE 35mm f/1.4 from Sigma. There is a mention of another zoom optic for FE-mount by the end 2017. A new Zeiss Batis lens and Samyang FE autofocus prime lens is also on the horizon. … Continue reading


Olympus patent for 12-35mm f/4.0-5.6 MFT lens

Olympus filed a new patent in Japan. The patent application is for Olympus 12-35mm f/4.0-5.6 lens primarily designed for Micro Four Thirds cameras.

The M.Zuiko Digital 12-35mm f/4.0-5.6 is reportedly in development and could be released sometime in the near future.

The optic will cover a pretty useful focal range. Its 35mm focal length equivalent stands at 24-70mm, meaning that it will cover a wide-angle to telephoto range when mounted on Micro Four Thirds shooters. … Continue reading


Sony FE 100-400mm F4.5-5.6 GM OSS lens officially announced

Sony has announced the FE 100-400 F4.5-5.6 GM OSS lens along with the Sony A9 shooter.

The new full-frame lens maintains the high standard of resolution that is shared among all of Sony’s flagship line of G Master series.

It also offers incredibly fast, precise AF capabilities, a lightweight, portable design and a variety of professional functions and customizability. The lens has a minimum focus distance of 98cm/3.2 feet and weighs in at a ‘lightweight’ 1.4kg/49 oz.

The Sony FE 100-400mm F4.5-5.6 GM OSS Super Telephoto Zoom (model SEL100400GM) will start shipping in May.

Check the camera stores for availability
Sony FE 100-400mm F4.5-5.6 GM OSS $2,500.00 Amazon | B&H | Adorama

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Sony FE 100-400mm G Lens To Be Announced Soon

Sony is rumored to announce a new G-series telephoto lens soon. It is expected to be the FE 100-400mm G lens designed for full frame E-mount cameras.

The details of this lens, such as aperture information, size and weight is unknown at the moment. On the other hand the product launch event might be very soon in the beginning of April.

The FE 100-400mm G lens is expected to be announced with a high-end mirrorless camera which may well be the Sony A7SIII.  … Continue reading


Fujifilm Announces MK 18-55mm T2.9 and 50-135mm T2.9 Lenses

Fujifilm unveiled the MK series of new cinema lenses for Sony E-mount cameras. The lenses are the MK 18-55mm T2.9 and MK 50-135mm T2.9.

The lenses are compatible with E-mount cameras with a Super 35mm / APS-C sensor. Fujifilm will be releasing the same lenses for X-mount by the end of the year.

The Fujinon MK 18-55mm T2.9 standard zoom lens will be the first MK lens to be released in early March 2017, priced at $3,799.95. In summer, this will be followed by the launch of the Fujinon MK 50-135mm T2.9, a telephoto zoom lens offering a focal length range of 50-135mm. … Continue reading


Panasonic 12-60mm F2.8-4.0 lens officially announced

Panasonic 12-60mm F2.8-4.0 standart zoom lens introduced at the CES 2017 event.

The lens is the first in the Leica DG Vario-Elmarit F2.8-4 premium series. The optic provides a focal length equivalent to 24-120mm on a Micro Four Thirds cameras. It has the support of Panasonic’s Dual IS system on compatible bodies to reduces camera shake.

Panasonic 12-60mm F2.8-4.0 lens will be available in metallic black option. Shipping will start from March with a price of $999. … Continue reading