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Patent: Tamron 20mm f/2 VC

By Canon Rumors | July 27, 2016

Tamron continues with the barrage of patents, this time a patent for a 20mm f/2 VC optical formula has been found. Patent Publication No. 2016-126279 (Google Translated) Published 2016.7.11 Filing date 2015.1.8 f = 20.60 FNo. = 2.05 ω = 46.81 Ym = 21.633 BF 38.2971 – 38.3188 Negative ShiboTadashi Rear focus Bofu (part of Read more…

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Venus Optics to Announce Laowa 12mm f/2.8 Lens on July 30

By Canon Rumors | July 24, 2016

Venus Optics will be announcing the Laowa 12mm f/2.8 “distortion free” lens on July 30 via Kickstarter. They’re claiming this to be the worlds widest f/2.8 lens. Keith over at Northlight Images has had the pleasure of using the lens and had this to say about it. Very nice for a fully manual lens – Read more…

Patent: Tamron 70-200mm f/4 VC

By Canon Rumors | July 22, 2016

It looks like Tamron is going to be busy at Photokina this year with lens announcements. We now see a 70-200mm f/4 VC patent, a lens that is likely to come to market. Patent Publication No. 2016-126278 (Google Translated) Published 2016.7.11 Filing date 2015.1.8 Focal length 71.8092 109.9915 205.9615 F-number 4.0989 4.1033 4.1023 Half angle Read more…

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.

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…

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