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Samyang Launches 135mm t/2.2 XEEN Lens

By Canon Rumors | July 18, 2016

Samyang has made the 135mm t/2.2 XEEN cinema lens official, this is the first of 5 new lenses we’ll see from Samyang over the coming weeks. You can see all the specifications of the new lens over at Samyang’s official site. The new lens will be available in PL, EF, F, E and MFT mounts.

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Patent: Tamron 60mm f/2.8 VC

By Canon Rumors | July 18, 2016

Another Tamron optical patent has been found, this time for a 60mm f/2.8 VC, this follows last weeks 100-400 f/4.5-6.3 VC patent, which may have been part of the 150-600 f/5-6.3 VC development. This optical formula is for a full frame DSLR. Patent Publication No. 2016-126086 (Google Translated) Published 2016.7.11 Filing date 2014.12.26 Example Focal length Read more…

Patent: Tamron 100-400mm f/4.5-6.3 VC

By Canon Rumors | July 13, 2016

Tamron has filed a patent for a 100-400mm f/4.5-6.3 VC optical formula. Such a lens would likely be a smaller and cheaper competitor to the Canon EF 100-400mm f/4.5-5.6L IS II. Patent Publication No. 2016-126295 (Google Translated) Published 2016.7.11 Filing date 2015.1.8 Focal length 103.00 247.29 389.05 Fno. 4.51 5.81 6.53 Half angle of 11.68 Read more…

Sigma Finally Ready to Enter the Cinema Lens Market?

By Canon Rumors | June 27, 2016

There are a few reports out there that Sigma will finally enter the cinema lens market, and we could see some kind of announcement ahead of Photokina in September. The subject came up back in July 2014 in an interview with Sigma CEO Kazuto Yamaki, who gave the standard “no comment”, which is generally a confirmation Read more…

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