Unlike the 35mm & 24-105mm, Sigma had previously released a 50mm f/1.4 lens (which I have not used and thus can’t compare it to). At a suggested retail price of close to $1000, the new and improved Sigma 50mm f/1.4 DG Art sets itself firmly between the cost of Canon’s 50mm f/1.4 (~$400) and Canon’s 50mm f/1.2L. Two questions arise from this positioning; how does
We’ve received confirmation that the camera that has appeared in a recent Canon leak is indeed the next Rebel and we should see the announcement sometime before CP+ in February. No specifications for the camera were given. We’ve also received confirmation that select retailers have been told about the EF 11-24 f/4L and that the price tag is in the area of $3000 USD ($2899 in USA,
ePHOTOzine has completed their review of the brand new Canon EF 400mm f/4 DO IS II and have come away quite impressed. The original 400 DO was one of my favourite Canon lenses and I will definitely be replacing it with this lens. From ePHOTOzine “As you might expect from a lens that commands such a high price, this lens performs superbly as far as sharpness
We’re told that Canon will replace the EF-S 18-200 f/3.5-5.6 IS with a new version soon, and it will come as an EF-S 18-300 f/3.5-5.6 IS STM. This lens has been rumoured for a while now. There was no word if this was coming for CP+ next month.
Samyang has launched a 135mm f/2 manual focus lens. I’m not sure about this one, as Keith at Northlight points out, good luck focusing this focal length with the stock focusing screens on modern DSLRs. Product Highlights Canon EF Mount Lens/Full Frame Aperture Range: f/2.0 to f/22 One Extra-Low Dispersion Element Ultra Multi-Coating Manual Focus; Manual Aperture Ring Minimum Focus Distance: 2.6′ Filter Thread Diameter: