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New firmware update for the Sigma 24-70mm f/2.8 DG OS HSM Art lens when used on Nikon Z6/Z7 cameras

Sigma released a new firmware update for the Sigma 24-70mm f/2.8 DG OS HSM Art lens that fixes overexposure problems when used with Nikon Z6/Z7 mirrorless cameras (see previous Sigma updates for Nikon Z ): Operating conditions of the Nikon “Z 6” and SIGMA’s interchangeable lenses for Nikon F mount, and firmware update for SIGMA 24-70mm F2.8 DG OS HSM | Art for Nikon F mount We would like to announce that the operating conditions of SIGMA’s interchangeable lenses for NIKON F mount on the Nikon “Z 6” and their “Mount Adapter FTZ” are the same as when they are used in combination with the Nikon “Z 7” and their “Mount Adapter FTZ” that we announced on October 26th, 2018. Furthermore, we would like to announce that a new firmware update for SIGMA 24-70mm F2.8 DG OS HSM | Art for NIKON F mount improves on the phenomenon particular to the lens when it is used in combination with the Nikon “Z 7” or “Z 6” and their “Mount Adapter FTZ”.

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New firmware update for the Sigma 24-70mm f/2.8 DG OS HSM Art lens when used on Nikon Z6/Z7 cameras

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Fujifilm XF 16mm F2.8 R WR Lens

The Fujifilm XF 16mm F2.8 R WR is a compact, lightweight and stylish wide-angle lens for X Series mirrorless cameras. This lens features a focal length equivalent to 24mm (in the 35mm format) and has a maximum aperture of F2.8. The Fujifilm XF 16mm F2.8 R WR will be available in silver and black and will be available from March and May/June 2019 priced at £349

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Fujifilm XF 16mm F2.8 R WR Lens

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Meike 50mm f/1.7 lens for Nikon Z-mount review (video)

  There is a new video review of the  Meike 50mm f/1.7 Z-mount lens  (available for sale at B&H and Amazon ): You can also find a quick hands-on preview of the lens with a few sample photos at the  Nikon Z6/Z7 Facebook group . Here is the lens unboxing video: Meike 50mm f/1.7 Z-mount lens additional information: Z-Mount Lens/FX Format Aperture Range: f/1.7 to f/22 Multi-Layer Coating Manual Focus Design Metal Lens Barrel and Bayonet Mount Focal Length 50mm Aperture Maximum: f/1.7 Minimum: f/22 Camera Mount Type Nikon Z Format Compatibility Nikon FX/35mm Film Angle of View 46° 5′ Minimum Focus Distance 1.64′ / 50 cm Optical Design 6 Elements in 5 Groups Image Stabilization None Autofocus No Filter Thread Front: 52 mm Dimensions (DxL) 2.15 x 2.40″ / 54.5 x 61 mm Weight 10.93 oz / 310 g Included with the lens: The post Meike 50mm f/1.7 lens for Nikon Z-mount review (video) appeared first on Nikon Rumors . Related posts: New: Meike MK 85mm f/1.8 AF full frame DSLR lens for Nikon F-mount This is the Yongnuo AF-S 50mm f/1.8 lens for Nikon F mount Meike 50mm f/1.7 lens for Nikon Z-mount now available for pre-order

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The new Sigma 70-200mm f/2.8 DG OS HSM Sports lens for Nikon F-mount will start shipping on February 22nd

Sigma announced the shipping date for the new 70-200mm f/2.8 DG OS HSM Sports lens for Nikon F-mount: February 22. The price of the lens is $1,499. For comparison, the latest Nikon 70-200mm f/2.8E version  is now selling for $2,496.95  (with the  current lens rebates )

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The new Sigma 70-200mm f/2.8 DG OS HSM Sports lens for Nikon F-mount will start shipping on February 22nd

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New: Wooden Camera Nikon Z-mount to PL-mount lens adapter

There is a new Nikon Z-mount to PL-mount lens adapter from Wooden Camera ( $499 ): Nikon Z Mount to PL Adapter Pro is a shimmable version of our PL lens mount adapter that enables mounting of PL mount lenses onto the Nikon Z series of Mirrorless cameras.

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Canon RF 50mm f/1.8 IS USM coming in 2019? [CR1]

We’re told one of the lenses coming from Canon in 2019 will be an RF 50mm f/1.8 IS USM. We’re also told that this lens Read more..

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Where is the Nikon AF-S Nikkor 500mm f/5.6E PF ED VR lens?

I have not seen any reports of the new  Nikon AF-S Nikkor 500mm f/5.6E PF ED VR lens being shipped to existing pre-orders for a while (I  think the last batch was shipped back in October last year ). At one point Amazon even removed the lens listing from their website ( now it is back on )

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Where is the Nikon AF-S Nikkor 500mm f/5.6E PF ED VR lens?

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New Kenko Teleplus HD Pro 1.4x and 2x teleconverters for Nikon F-mount announced

Kenko announced new Teleplus HD Pro 1.4x and 2x teleconverters for Nikon F-mount (available also for Canon EF mounts). The US prices are $248 and $299 . The new Teleplus HD Pro series replaces the previous Teleplus PRO300 series and have redesigned optics with multi-layer coatings

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Nikon Updates Z System Lens Roadmap

Nikon have updated the lens roadmap for the Z series mirrorless camera system. The 20 mm f/1.8 S, 50 mm f/1.2 S and 14-24 mm f/2.8 S lenses will now definitely ship in 2020, while the 24mm f/1.8 S has been moved from 2020 to 2019. In addition, 7 TBA lenses are now scheduled for 2021, bringing the overall total to 23.

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Nikon Updates Z System Lens Roadmap

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Review: Canon RF 28-70mm f/2L USM

Bryan at The-Digital-Picture has completed his review of the brand new RF 28-70mm f/2L USM for the Canon EOS R.

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Review: Canon RF 28-70mm f/2L USM

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