Sony E PZ 18-110mm F4 G OSS E-mount lens announced

Sony has introduced the E PZ 18-110mm F4 G OSS lens for Super 35mm and APS-C format cameras.

The E-mount power zoom lens provides a focal length starts at 18mm wide angle and extends to 110mm at the telephoto end. It has a 6.1x high zoom ratio, even with inner focus. The optic maintains a constant F4 maximum aperture throughout its zoom range. Designed for video shooters the optic uses the company’s Smooth Motion Optics (SMO) design to prevent focus breathing, focus shifts and axial image shifts while zooming.

The E PZ 18-110mm F4 G OSS also includes a dust- and moisture-resistant design, built-in SteadyShot and quiet operation. … Continue reading


Olympus 12-100mm f/4.0 PRO lens coming in late 2016

Olympus 12-100mm f/4.0 PRO lens is rumored to be in development and will be released sometime in the second half of 2016.

It will be a standard zoom lens for Micro Four Thirds cameras. Dust and splash-proof optic is expected to feature extremely high quality construction.

The PRO-series zoom lens will provide a focal length from 24mm to 200mm in terms of 35mm equivalent. It also gives constant aperture of f/4 throughout the focal range. … Continue reading


Additional Sony FE 24-70mm f/2.8 GM lens reviews

Additional Sony FE 24-70mm f/2.8 GM lens reviews now available online with hands-on videos, sample images and tests.

The standard zoom lens for Sony A7 series cameras became the best 24-70mm lens to date. It is the ultimate choice for those seeking the highest possible optical performance. The optic is ideal for portrait, travel and event photography or even simple everyday shooting.

The FE 24-70mm f/2.8 GM is currently priced for $1,699.95 at Amazon store. It features special elements for reducing aberrations and increasing resolution. The coating is dust and moisture resistance, and a compact design. The optic has a 9-bladed aperture, special coatings for reduced reflections. It also comes with a direct drive SSM for fast and quiet focusing.   … Continue reading


Tamron 28-70mm f/3.5-5.6 VC Lens Patent

Tamron has filed a new standard zoom lens patent in Japan. The application describes the Tamron 28-70mm f/3.5-5.6 VC lens designed for mirrorless cameras with full-frame image sensors.

Egami has spotted the file as the optic features a focal range between 28mm and 70mm along with a maximum aperture range of f/3.5-5.6. The standard zoom lens seems to feature built-in image stabilization technology.

This would be good news for the current users of Sony A7-series E-mount cameras with full frame image sensor. As Tamron produce such good lenses with an affordable price. See the image and patent details below. … Continue reading


Olympus 300mm F4 reviews roundup & additional coverage

Olympus 300mm F4 reviews are now available online from several photography websites, along with hand-on videos and plenty of sample images.

Olympus M.Zuiko Digital ED 300mm f/4 IS PRO telephoto prime lens designed for Micro Four Thirds cameras provides a 600mm equivalent field of view into a 1.27kg (2.8 pound), complete with image stabilization, weatherproofing and an impressive close focusing distance.

This post contains latest Olympus 300mm F4 reviews, several hands-on videos with first impression peviews and sample photographs. … Continue reading


Sony FE 70-300mm f/4.5-5.6 G OSS Lens Announced

Sony officially announced the FE 70-300mm f/4.5-5.6 G OSS telephoto zoom lens designed for E-mount mirrorless cameras with full-frame image sensors.

The brand new Sony FE 70-300mm f/4.5-5.6 G OSS lens is a telephoto zoom model which offers more shooting options to action and sports photographers. With a model number of SEL70300G the lens provides cutting-edge image quality across all focal and aperture ranges, while delivering quick, quiet autofocusing.

The telephoto zoom optic reduces optical aberrations and distortions, thus allowing photographers to capture high-quality stills and videos. … Continue reading