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Sigma Teasing New Faster Than f/2.8 Zoom?

By Canon Rumors | February 11, 2016

The Sigma Austria Facebook page is teasing a new lens to be unveiled on February 23, 2016. By the shape of the outline, it looks like they may be teasing a telephoto zoom lens faster than f/2.8. If you have more information than that, please let us know. The world is waiting for Sigma to Read more…

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Two more XEEN Lenses Announced by Samyang

By Canon Rumors | February 6, 2016

SEOUL, February 5th, 2016 –Global optics brand, Samyang Optics, has announced the release of 2 new lenses: XEEN 14mm T3.1 and 35mm T1.5. These two lenses, along with the existing 24mm T1.5, 50mm T1.5 and 85mm T1.5 lenses, create a perfect balanced five-lens-set for filming video and cinema with the outstanding image quality from resolving Read more…

Patent: Tamron 85mm f/1.4 VC USD

By Canon Rumors | January 24, 2016

The photography world is (im)patiently waiting for Sigma to release the 85mm f/1.4 Art series, but it looks like Tamron could beat them to it with an 85mm f/1.4 of their own, along with the added bonus of vibration control. A patent for such an optical formula from Tamron has appeared. Patent Publication No. 2016-12082 (Google Read more…

Patent: Sigma 30-300mm f/2.8-3.5 for Super 35 Sensors

By Canon Rumors | January 20, 2016

Is Sigma looking to get into cinema lenses? A patent showing an optical formula for a 30-300mm f/2.8-3.5 has appeared. The lens is for Super 35 sized sensors, the kind that are found in Canon Cinema EOS cameras. NAB is coming up in April and that would likely be the show that Sigma would announce Read more…

Laowa STF 105mm f/2 Lens Coming Next Week

By Canon Rumors | January 14, 2016

We received the following information (third party summary) about an upcoming new lens from Laowa, a 105mm f/2 that will be available for Canon’s EF mount: After the Laowa 60mm f/2.8 Macro 2:1 and the Laowa 15mm f/4 Shift Macro 1:1 lenses, the Chinese company Anhui Changgeng Optical Technology Company Limited, better known as Venus Read more…

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