• Canon Patents Crazy 18mm f/1.0 Lens and Two Ultra-Wide Angle f/1.2 Primes

    29 days ago - By Peta Pixel

    So far, Canon has released only two ultra-fast primes for the full-frame mirrorless RF-mount system: the 50mm f/1.2 and two versions of the 85mm f/1.2. But judging by a recent patent filing, Canon has at least a couple more f/1.2 lenses in the works, and is even toying with the idea of a 18mm f/1.0.
    The Japanese patent application was uncovered by the folks over at Canon News , and it describes four very fast ulra-wide angle prime lenses in all:
    16mm f/1.4 18mm f/1.2 24mm f/1.2 18mm f/1.0
    These are some pretty crazy lenses the likes of which we've never seen before from one of the big...
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  • Sigma's 24-70mm f/2.8 ART Lens for E-Mount is Half the Price of Sony's Version

    Sigma's 24-70mm f/2.8 ART Lens for E-Mount is Half the Price of Sony's Version

    29 days ago - By Peta Pixel

    One of Sigma's most anticipated lenses for the full-frame Sony E-Mount cameras has an official price tag, and it's shockingly affordable. The recently announced Sigma 24-70mm f/2.8 Art lens-a direct competitor to Sony's expensive 24-70mm f/2.8 G Master-will begin shipping in early December for just $1,100.
    The Sigma 24-70mm f/2.8 DG DN Art -which is designed from the ground up for full-frame mirrorless cameras-will be available for both the Sony E-Mount and Sigma/Panaasonic/Leica's own L-mount, but it's gotten the most attention from Sony a7 series users who want a native 24-70mm f/2.8...
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