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NEW from Nikon: the AF-S NIKKOR 80-400mm f4.5-5.6G ED VR l Lens

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Nikon announced, yesterday, the AF-S NIKKOR 80-400mm f/4.5-5.6G ED VR, a versatile FX-format telephoto zoom lens designed to provide top-class performance and a long reach for a variety of shooting scenarios. The AF-S NIKKOR 80-400mm f/4.5-5.6G ED VR covers the broadest focal length range of any NIKKOR super-telephoto zoom lens. At 80mm, its an ideal medium-telephoto portrait lens that allows you to create stunning portraits with a medium telephoto perspective and softly blurred backgrounds. At 400mm, its a powerful super-telephoto lens suited to wildlife and action photography, with or without a tripod. For dazzling close-ups with macro detail, get as…

NEW from Nikon: 800mm f/5.6E FL ED VR Telephoto & 18-35mm f/3.5-4.5G ED Wide-Angle

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Expanding  upon its NIKKOR lens lineup for sports, wildlife, news and landscape photographers, Nikon has introduced two new members to the family:  the AF-S NIKKOR 800mm f/5.6E FL ED VR super-telephoto lens and AF-S NIKKOR 18-35mm f/3.5-4.5G ultrawide-angle zoom lenses. Specifically engineered for sports, wildlife and photojournalists, the AF-S NIKKOR 800mm f/5.6E FL ED VR offers the longest focal length of any NIKKOR autofocus (AF) lens, affording photographers the opportunity to get closer to their subject from almost any distance. KEY FEATURES: FX-format compatible, 1.9x ultra-wide-angle zoom lens covering a focal-length range from 18 to 35 mm Compact and light design with…

Nikon’s NEW FX-format Telephoto Zoom Lens

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Nikon recently launched its new FX-format AF-S NIKKOR 70-200mm f/4G ED VR telephoto zoom lens – the first NIKKOR lens to feature the third generation of Nikon’s Vibration Reduction (VR) technology. Striking an ideal balance between exceptional optics, advanced lens technologies and a remarkably compact, lightweight design, this lens offers superior performance and stunning image quality whether shooting beautiful stills or HD video in challenging lighting conditions. Smaller and lighter than Nikon’s AF-S NIKKOR 70-200 f/2.8 lens, this lens is able to vastly reduce camera shake and blur by offering the equivalent shutter speed of approximately five stops slower than…

NEW from Nikon: AF-S DX 18-300 VR and AF-S 24-85 VR lenses

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Nikon has announced two new lenses for FX- and DX-format  photographers — the F-S NIKKOR 18-300mm f/3.5-5.6G ED VR,  a high-power super zoom lens with 16.7x DX zoom, and the AF-S NIKKOR 24-85mm f/3.5-4.5G ED VR, a versatile everyday lens for FX shooters. AF-S DX NIKKOR 18-300mm f/3.5-5.6G ED VR Key Features: A high-power zoom lens with a focal length of 18-300 mm (angle of view equivalent to that of 27-450mm lens in 35-mm [135] format) and the world’s highest 16.7x zoom ratio Maximum reproduction ratio: 1:3.2x Vibration reduction (VR II) offering camera shake compensation equivalent to a shutter speed…

Canon Launches Cinema EOS System

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At a press event in Los Angeles, yesterday, Canon announced the new EOS C300 Digital Cinema Camera interchangeable-lens video camera & EOS Cinema System. With an EF mount system to support EF lenses and EF cinema lenses, it also sports a PL mount, a Super 35mm CMOS sensor and 8.3 Megapixels imaging processor which offers special low light performance capabilities. More than just a camera, the C300 and C300 PL cameras mark the beginning of a whole new system for the motion picture industry. Form factor, ergonomics, image processing and lenses – re-imagined to tailor the experience of shooting to…

Birger Engineering Canon Lens Adapters

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Birger Engineering Adapters Coming Soon! The Birger adapters will allow physical mounting of Canon EF-S photo lenses on the new breed of large-sensor video cameras and provide electronic iris and focus control. The latest information from Birger states a product update and full information should be available by sometime this month. We’ll make sure you get all the info as soon as we do! Canon Red One adapter will be first out of the gate with a version for Sony’s PMW-F3 by mid-October (we plan to show it at our Pro Series seminar Oct. 18 & Oct. 19) followed shortly…

Sony PL Mount Lenses Announced at IBC2011

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Sony announced two exciting new PL mount lens for the PMW-F3 Super 35mm CineAlta compact camcorder at IBC2011: the SCL-P11X15 wide angle zoom lens & the SCL-Z18X140 high power zoom. SCL-P11x15 The SCL-P11x15 is a wide-angle zoom 1.5-times 11-16mm T3.0 lens aimed at high-end cinema, drama, documentary and commercials productions. The SCL-P11X15 has been specifically designed to fit to the PMW-F3K via the camcorder’s supplied PL Mount Adapter, which also means the lens is compatible with any other PL Mount camcorder from Sony and also camcorders from many other manufacturers. Available December 2011; MSRP: €6,300 SCL-Z18x140 SCL-Z18x140 is a…

Phase One’s Schneider Kreuznach 120mm MF TS f 5.6

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Stymied by Scheimpflug? Don’t be! Photographic creativity can be at your fingertips with this fantastic lens from Phase One. So, if you’re intrigued by tilt/shift photography and looking to add some serious glass to your repertoire, have a closer look at this Schneider Kreuznach 120mm f/5.6 TS Aspherical lens. Not only is it ideal for studio or creative photography where tilt/shift function is required, it’s German precision at its best; sharp, crisp quality from edge to edge. It provides 12mm shift, 8 degrees tilt, and 360 degrees rotation on two axes. And, rumour has it that in June prices will…

Phase One's Schneider Kreuznach 120mm MF TS f 5.6

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Stymied by Scheimpflug? Don’t be! Photographic creativity can be at your fingertips with this fantastic lens from Phase One. So, if you’re intrigued by tilt/shift photography and looking to add some serious glass to your repertoire, have a closer look at this Schneider Kreuznach 120mm f/5.6 TS Aspherical lens. Not only is it ideal for studio or creative photography where tilt/shift function is required, it’s German precision at its best; sharp, crisp quality from edge to edge. It provides 12mm shift, 8 degrees tilt, and 360 degrees rotation on two axes. And, rumour has it that in June prices will…

Coming Soon from Canon: the L Series Telephoto Zoom

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Canon recently announced that there’s a new telephoto lens in the works for its lineup of EOS DSLR cameras. Currently in development is the EF200-400mm f/4L IS USM EXTENDER 1.4x zoom – that features an integrated focal length extender to take its zoom range to 280-560mm. The lens will be showcased Feb. 9 – 12 at the CP+ event in Yokohama, Japan and is being developed as part of Canon’s acclaimed L-series of professional lenses. The new lens – featuring an enhanced weatherproof construction – will be an ideal addition for sports and wildlife photographers who require high performance, fast…