In this Spring, Tamron will release the new 70-180mm f/2.8 Di III VXD lens for Sony full frame mirrorless cameras. Now according to Tamron’s latest financial results, Tamron will announce three more mirrorless lenses for Sony E-mount. Stay tuned for more info.
As already rumored before, in the first half of 2020, Sony is expected to announce a new wide-angle zoom lens. Now according to SAR, this new lens will be the Sony FE 12-24mm f/2.8 GM lens. The officially announcement for this lens is expected in the Spring of 2020.
The CP+ show 2020 will be held on February 27th to March 1st, Tamron has announced that they will attend the CP+ 2020. During CP+ 2020, you will be able to touch and try the Tamron 70-180mm f/2.8 Di III VXD lens. Tamron may also announced the official price and release date of this lens.
Sigma UK has officially announced that they will attend the upcoming CP+ 2020 during February 27th to March 1st. Sigma may announce the previous rumored Sigma 70-200mm f/2.8 DG DN Sports lens for Sony E-mount.
Sigma has just filed a series of new FE DG DN lens patents for Sony full frame mirrorless cameras. All these lens patents are fast wide-angle prime lenses: 16mm f/2 DG DN, 18mm f/1.8 DG DN, 18mm f/2 DG DN, 20mm f/1.8 DG DN, 24mm f/1.8 DG DN, 28mm f/1.8 DG DN, 34mm f/1.8 DG DN lenses.
As already posted before, Sony will release at least 6 new native E-mount lenses in near future. Now according to latest rumors, first two E-mount lenses could be GM lenses.
Tokina has officially announced a new series of mirrorless lenses called “atx-m”. Starting with Tokina atx-m 85mm f/1.8 FE Lens for Sony E-mount. The US price for this lens is $499, now available for pre-order at B&H Photo Video/Adorama. Release date on February 7th, 2020.
Kenko Tokina announces release of the NEW atx-m 85mm f/1.8 FE
New Series, New optics, New look – The atx-m 85mm f/1.8 FE lens for full-frame Sony E-mount mirrorless cameras.
Huntington Beach, CA, January 17, 2020: Kenko Tokina, Japan’s leading manufacturer of premium camera accessories, is releasing the Tokina atx-m 85mm f/1.8 FE lens for full-frame Sony E-mount mirrorless cameras. It is the debut lens for Tokina’s atx-m series of mirrorless lenses that will include lenses for multiple mounts and sensor formats.
The atx-m 85mm f1.8 FE lens features a clean design with high quality optics housed in a beautifully anodized, semi-satin black metal lens barrel. The fast f/1.8 aperture is perfect for portraits, low light shooting and produces beautiful bokeh.
The optical design has 10 glass elements in 7 groups including 1 SD (Low Dispersion) lens that offers excellent resolution, sharp edge-to-edge results, and well controlled chromatic aberrations. Tokina’s exclusive Super Low Reflection Multi-coating provides natural color and excellent contrast along with superior water, oil, and dust repellant properties.
The new ST-M auto-focus motor is quiet, fast, and accurate in still and video modes and thanks to an all-metal focus unit and high-quality lubricants; manual focus is tactile, smooth and precise.
The atx-m 85mm FE is developed and manufactured in accordance with Sony-licensed specifications and communicates all required data to the camera to take full advantage of the latest Sony features including 5-axis image stabilization, Face/Eye Priority AF, Real-time Eye AF, MF assist, and electronic distance scale.
“This is a very exciting new lens series for Tokina” says Yuji Matsumoto, President at Kenko Tokina USA. “The mirrorless camera market continues to expand and the atx-m series will address the needs of photographers using different camera mounts and sensor sizes.”
Worldwide sales of the Tokina atx-m 85mm f/1.8 FE lens will begin on February 7, 2020 with authorized Tokina USA retailers taking pre-orders January 17, 2020. Estimated USA Street Price of $499.00
Sony has officially announced the GP-VPT2BT Shooting Grip With Wireless Remote Commander today. The GP-VPT2BT is an ideal shoooting grip for general photography or vlogging. It offers wireless Bluetooth® remote control, plus outstanding comfort and stability with a wide range of cameras.